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The Birth of Fiscal Unions

Monday, 9 September 2013
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Harold James, Jennifer Siegel
"One approach might be to ask citizens in all European countries whether they are prepared to accept some sort of fiscal compact involving a hard limit on debt," writes CIGI Senior Fellow Harold James in an op-ed with Jennifer Siegel, professor of history at Ohio State University. 

G20 final communiqué contains ‘virtually nothing’ for global economic agenda, CIGI reports say

Friday, 6 September 2013
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The final communiqué from the 2013 G20 Summit contains no concrete decisions for advancing global economic policy, according to two new CIGI reports.

G-20 Weighs Stimulus End as BRICS Plan $100 Billion Fund

Thursday, 5 September 2013
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Ilya Arkhipov, Raymond Colitt, Ksenia Galouchko
“The emerging economies are slowing down and the tapering of advanced economies’ central banks certainly isn’t helping them,” says Domenico Lombardi, Director of CIGI's Global Economy Program, commenting from the Russia G20 Summit in St. Petersburg.

Bad Blood and the G20

Thursday, 5 September 2013
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Anna Maria Tremonti
Domenico Lombardi, Director of CIGI's Global Economy Program, comments from St. Petersburg, on what is (and is NOT) being discussed at the Russia G20 Summit.

Inaugural CIGI survey on international economic governance reveals ‘considerable cause for concern’

Wednesday, 4 September 2013
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egotiations and arrangements for international economic governance have regressed and there is considerable cause for concern going forward, according to a new interactive survey from CIGI.

Un G20 con problemi d’immagine e credibilità alla prova del dossier Siria

Tuesday, 3 September 2013
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Domenico Lombardi, Director of CIGI's Global Economy Program, previews the Russia G20 Summit in St. Petersburg, as Syria dominates the media coverage heading into the summit. (NOTE: This article is only available in Italian.)

Troubles in emerging markets may dominate G-20 summit

Tuesday, 3 September 2013
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Don Lee
"Countries are very much immersed in their own domestic issues and are not going to be entirely engaged in the G20 agenda," says Domenico Lombardi, Director noting that many nations are trying to forge bilateral or regional trade and economic deals as opposed to multilateral ones.

Looking ahead to Russia G20 Summit

Thursday, 22 August 2013
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Domenico Lombardi, Director of CIGI’s Global Economy Program, discusses the upcoming G20 Leaders’ Summit, in St. Petersburg, Russia.

CIGI appoints international financial regulation expert Manuela Moschella as Senior Fellow

Monday, 19 August 2013
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CIGI is pleased to announce the appointment of Manuela Moschella as a CIGI Senior Fellow, effective immediately.

CIGI researchers call for sovereign debt forum to be at the core of the G20 agenda

Thursday, 15 August 2013
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A sovereign debt forum and other incremental, pragmatic proposals to improve sovereign crisis management should be put at the core of the G20 agenda on an ongoing basis, says a new report by CIGI Senior Fellows Richard Gitlin and Brett House.