The Financial Stability Board (FSB) should expand its scope, its geographical diversity and institutional capacity, and adopt a bottom-up approach to regional consultation, a high-level Brookings panel has concluded.
CIGI Chair in Political Economy Eric Helleiner provides historical context for current proposals for financial regulatory reform, saying that allowing financial institutions a decade to comply with tougher standards is "too generous."
In a story that looks at BRICS's role in alleviating the global financial situation, CIGI Senior Visiting Fellow Susan Schadler comments that "the BRICS are not thinking or speaking in unison" and that "a token contribution is all that is likely in the immediate future."
In an op-ed to the Korea Times, CIGI Senior Visiting Fellow Manmohan Agarwal argues that "coordination between treasuries and central banks is needed to prevent a negative reaction from financial markets to increased fiscal stimulus."
In an op-ed to The Toronto Star, CIGI Chair in International Political Economy Eric Helleiner looks at the G20's regulatory initiatives and policy responses in light of the financial upheavals of the past few weeks.
BNN interviews CIGI Senior Fellow Colin Bradford on the impact of the IMF and World Bank's annual meetings.
CIGI Senior Visiting Fellow Paul Blustein speaks to the BBC on the possible outcome of Greece's debt default.
CIGI Senior Visiting Fellow Simon Zadek argues that civil society needs to up its game in order for there to be a serious consideration of sustainable economics. He offers four suggestions that could help "change the show."
Sustainability movement has made great strides over 20 years but needs to up its game if it is to progress, CIGI Senior Visiting Fellow Simon Zadek writes.
"Buying bonds is fine in the short term but China must become much more engaged internationally if the crisis is to be resolved," says CIGI Senior Fellow Gregory Chin in an op-ed on China's role in stabilizing global financial markets.
Emerging markets are "starting to recognize their own systemic influence,” says CIGI Senior Fellow Gregory Chin, commenting on BRICS countries planning to buy up European debt.
CIGI Distinguished Fellow Jorge Heine comments on student demonstrations over education reform earlier this year, which have galvanized into the largest protest against the Chilean government since the end of Augusto Pinochet's military government.