U.S. default would be 'financial Armageddon,' economist says

U.S. default would be 'financial Armageddon,' economist says

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The Republican wing that shut the government and threatens to force a default on U.S. debt is flirting with "financial Armageddon," a leading economist said.

Dueling economists are wrecking U.S. recovery

COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 30 (UPI) -- The austerity debate for debt-ridden European countries has degenerated into mudslinging among renowned economists and undermines economic recovery.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

The bad math that lost jobs

PARIS, April 22 (UPI) -- Back in the 1920s, an Austrian newspaper won the title for headline of the decade with a front-page story that read, "Archduke Franz Ferdinand Found Alive; Great War Fought By Mistake."
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

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In Europe, complacency creeping in ... Fed in 2007 slow on the uptake ... Small grocer, Magruder's, wraps it up ... Germany to move gold reserves back home ... News from United Press International.

In Europe, complacency creeping in

BRUSSELS, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- It is too early for European leaders to declare work on their economic rescue over despite the temptation to do so, U.S. economists say.
Smart guys

Smart guys

They are handing Europe's trouble spots over to the technocrats.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

Debt of U.S. govts highest since WWII

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- National, state and local debt in the United States likely will top post-World War II levels because conditions have changed, economists said.

Debts mount as global concern

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- It has become increasingly hard to find a country without a debt crisis looming, economists said.

Interest rates could haunt world economies

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) -- Rising interest rates on rising debt could haunt the United States much like the crisis that sneaked up on U.S. homeowners, a Harvard University economist said.

Economist warns of big bank failure

SINGAPORE, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A former International Monetary Fund chief economist said in Singapore that a large bank failing was to be expected soon.

Analysis: Euro strong but endangered

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The Cato Institute's 21st annual monetary Conference Thursday, on the future of the euro, achieved more or less unanimous consensus: the euro can be expected to be very strong against the dollar in the next two years, soaring to $1.50 or more, but is in s
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

Analysis: Dollar has further to slide

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- There was general consensus on one thing at the American Enterprise Institute Tuesday, in a discussion on "The fall of the dollar and the global economy:" The dollar''s fall could have a lot further to go.
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

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Analysis: Trading in overeign promises-II

SKOPJE, Macedonia, April 22 (UPI) -- One sure sign of this niche''s growing importance is the proliferation of conferences, consultancies, seminars, trade publications and books. Banks and law and accounting firms have set up dedicated departments to tackle the juridical and commercial intri
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Washington Agenda-Weekahead

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Kenneth Saul "Ken" Rogoff (born March 22, 1953) is currently the Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics at Harvard University.

Rogoff grew up in Rochester, New York. His father was a Professor of Radiology at the University of Rochester. He attended East High School.

Rogoff received a B.A. from Yale University summa cum laude in 1975, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1980.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Kenneth Rogoff."
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