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The new round of the Greek Crisis – an interview with Yanis Varoufakis

The new round of the Greek Crisis – an interview with Yanis Varoufakis

«Greece is in the clasps of a triple insolvency: an insolvent state, insolvent banks and an insolvent private sector» — an interview with Greek economist Yanis Varoufakis, cop-author of the “modest proposal” for a resolution of the sovereign debt crisis in the Euro area. (c) JNR, 2014

Yanis Varoufakis: Italy’s collapse will change the Austerian way in Europe

Yanis Varoufakis: Italy's collapse will change the Austerian way in Europe

An interview with the Greek professor Yanis Varoufakis, co- author with with Stuart Holland of “A Modest Proposal for Resolving the Euro Crisis.” Author of “The Global Minotaur”. Currently at the University of Texas. (c) JNR, 2013

KEYNES REVIVAL: the “Bancor” proposal of the 1940s – useful for today?

A virtual round table with three specialists: Paul Davidson, Editor of the Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, author of John Maynard Keynes (Palgrave Macmillan, September 2007) and The Keynes Solution (Palgrave Macmillan, September 2009), Bernard Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis in New Jersey; Rolf J. Langhammer, Vice-President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, one of Germany’s leading economic research institutes; and Bill Witherell, Chief Global Economist of Cumberland Advisors, a registered investment advisory firm headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, and past Chairman of the International Roundtable of the National Association for Business Economics.

CURRENCY WARS ALERT – interview with Ben Davies (Hinde Capital)

“These feelings can easily spill over into military action”
Ben Davies, CEO and co-founder of Hinde Capital, London. Interview by Jorge Nascimento Rodrigues about the world monetary earthquake.

Cinzia Alcidi: “The blanket of guaranties required is too big for many countries”

Euro Zone Sovereign Debt Crisis: Part 2? – an interview with Cinzia Alcidi, Research Fellow from the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), based in Brussels.
JNR© 2010

“Serial default is a surprisingly universal phenomenon, including the advanced economies” (Carmen Reinhart)

A conversation with Carmen Reinhart, professor of Economics, director of the Center for International Economics at the University of Maryland and the co-author with Kenneth S. Rogoff of “This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly.”

Portuguese near-default crisis – a rountable in the “black week”

A virtual roundtable with 5 economists and financial analysts
Mark Thoma, professor, University of Oregon, USA
Peter Cohan, CEO Peter Cohan & Associates, Boston, USA
Bill Witherell, Chief Global Economist, Cumberland Advisors, global financial company
David Caploe, Chief Political Economist,, Singapore
Gary A. Dymski, Department of Economics, University of California, Riverside, USA


“The end of an era or the model of doing things Greek style has no future. Put bluntly, the Greece of yesteryear is bankrupt.”
A conversation with Jens Bastian, economist at ELIAMEP, Athens.

Great Recession: a $ 69,3 trillion episode

We have already a few key figures. We did some math. We got some provisional estimates.

“Excessive focus on deficits risks making unemployment problem worse” – Kevin O’Rourke

An Interview with Professor Kevin O’Rourke, Irish economist and economic historian: “Excessive focus on deficits risks making unemployment problem worse.”