Tag: Debt

Aligning Sovereign Bond Markets with the Net Zero Transition: Key Findings and Debate

29 April 2024 | Online | Co-hosted with GRI-LSE
Monetary, Panel | Tags: Central Banks, Climate Risks, Debt, Financial Supervision
To celebrate the launch of a flagship policy report discussing the role of central banks in aligning sovereign bond markets with the net zero transition, the Grantham Research Institute at LSE and CEP are co-hosting an online debate. ... continue reading

Aligning Sovereign Bond Markets with the Net Zero Transition: the Role of Central Banks

, , and | 14 March 2024
Monetary, Policy Briefs | Tags: Central Banks, Climate Risks, Debt, Financial Supervision
Aligning sovereign bonds with net zero requires coordinated action by several stakeholders across the financial system. National governments are first in line to act but central banks have a unique opportunity to make a meaningful contribution. ... continue reading

A Silent Wave of Financial Stress Threatens Crisis in Emerging Markets

| 5 September 2022
Blog | Tags: Debt, Financial Markets
A silent wave of financial stress is running through world markets and will soon crash onshore. The yield on long-term sovereign debt is a measure of pressure. It is no surprise that you can’t easily find prices for Sri Lankan, Ukrainian, El Salvadoran, Venezuelan and ... continue reading

“If Something Cannot Go on Forever, It Will Stop“

| 1 April 2021
Fiscal, Monetary, Policy Briefs | Tags: Covid-19, Debt, Democracy, Environment, Financial Stability, Health Systems, Inequality, International Cooperation, Resilience
“If something cannot go on forever, it will stop.” This famous observation was made by Herb Stein, Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. It became famous largely because it was just that, obvious. Yet, what is no less obvious is that public policy is ... continue reading

Avoiding a Household Debt Crisis with a Targeted Policy Response

| 8 January 2021
Fiscal, Blog | Tags: Covid-19, Debt, Income Tax, Unemployment
The economic effect of the Covid-19 pandemic varies highly across industrial sectors, education levels and income groups, adding further to inequality across the globe. This calls for highly targeted policy responses for the sake of fiscal prudence and to avoid further economic and financial hardship ... continue reading