BIS paper argues debt overhang is ‘leading cause’ of sluggish growth

Central Banking | 27 Jan 2015

Paper by Stephanie Lo and Ken Rogoff finds debt overhang is the main factor behind countries struggling to recover from crisis, but high leverage may obscure other factors at play

Topics: Bank for International Settlements, growth, debt


Productivity performance sparks uptick in US entrepreneurship, finds Boston Fed paper

Central Banking | 22 Jan 2015

Topics: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, United States, growth, Financial crisis

IMF: Central banks ‘must' ease if inflation expectations drop

Central Banking | 20 Jan 2015

Topics: IMF, growth, Inflation, Oil

Lower productivity behind growth slowdown in African middle-income countries, IMF paper finds

Central Banking | 19 Jan 2015

Topics: growth, IMF, Africa

Turkmen central bank chief ousted as economic malaise worsens

Central Banking | 12 Jan 2015

Topics: Central Bank of Turkmenistan, Turkmenistan, growth, Exports

Signs of reflation in Japan as Abe sweeps back to power

Central Banking | 15 Dec 2014

Topics: Japan, Bank of Japan, growth, Inflation

ECB paper uses financial conditions indices to help predict growth developments

Central Banking | 28 Nov 2014

Topics: European Central Bank, growth, Eurozone

Flug warns Israel is falling behind in productivity race

Central Banking | 24 Nov 2014

Topics: Karnit Flug, Bank of Israel, growth, Israel

PBoC cut fails to impress but more action on the cards

Central Banking | 21 Nov 2014

Topics: People's Bank of China, China, Interest rates, growth

G-20 Brisbane Summit: What to look for

Central Banking | 14 Nov 2014

Topics: G-20, Australia, Financial Stability Board (FSB), growth

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