The Great Debate

America’s aging population undermines monetary policy

By Allison Schrager
September 24, 2013

Last week the Fed announced it would keep buying assets, for now, to keep the economy afloat. But that raises the question: why haven’t all the Fed’s efforts so far worked better?

Can the G20 do “big” outcomes?

November 14, 2008

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George Magnus is Senior Economic Adviser, UBS Investment Bank, and author of “The Age of Aging: How Demographics Are Changing The Global Economy And Our World”. Any opinions expressed are his own.