The Looming Foreclosure Crisis: As the Fed Runs Out of Bullets, Local Governments Are Stepping In

Mortgage debt overhang from the housing bust has meant lack of middle-class spending power and consumer demand, preventing the economy from growing. The problem might be fixed by a new approach from the Fed. But if the Fed won’t act, counties will, as seen in the latest developments on eminent …

Long-term investing, DC disclosure, discount rate debate, Danish FSA, Kent County, KLP

                            Dear Dr Hazel Henderson                 Today’s top stories             Brussels to ‘calibrate’ all directives with long-term investing Green Paper   EUROPE – Commissioner Michel Barnier …

Capital Account Regulations for Stability and Development: A New Approach

New Rules Spotlight on a New Report Capital Account Regulations for Stability and Development: A New Approach By Kevin P. Gallagher, Stephany Griffith-Jones and José Antonio Ocampo November 2011 In the wake of the financial crisis numerous emerging market and developing countries have been deploying what have traditionally been referred …

Science for Environment Policy issue 253: A service form the European Commission

IN THIS ISSUE  The importance of boundaries in international river management  The management of international rivers is subject to two main types of boundary: the physical boundary of the river itself and the socio-political boundaries of the nations and regions that surround it. A new study has compared the impacts …

GFB Unveiled!

GlobalForesightBooks.org A New Approach to Considering Current Affairs, Public Policy, Planning, and Foresight The world of well-informed books and reports on current affairs is far larger than anyone imagines—at least one thousand titles per year! In the 2009-2010 period alone, some 60 English-language books have been published on the economic …