Economic Policy

The Market or the State? - Ha-Joon Chang

Ha-Joon Chang is a faculty member in the department of Political Economy of Development, University of Cambridge, speaking in the panel "The Market or the State? Can market Forces Deliver Innovation, Education, and Infrastructure?" at the Bretton Woods Conference on April 10, 2011.

A Conversation between Paul Volcker and George Soros

Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor of the Financial Times, moderates the discussion between Paul Volcker and George Soros. Bretton Woods closing remarks by Robert Johnson.

Bloomberg interviews Kenneth Rogoff

Via Bloomberg:

Harvard University professor Kenneth Rogoff talks about the need for changes in the U.S. tax system, currency markets and the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing policy. Rogoff speaks with Sara Eisen at the Bretton Woods conference in New Hampshire on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." Carol Massar and Matt Miller also speak.

Macroeconomic Management After the Crisis - John Smithin

John Smithin explains that Keynes told Hayek that he agreed “morally and philosophically” with Hayek’s Road to Serfdom, but argued that the critical issue is where to draw the line between what government should and should not do.  Read more