Geneva Report 17

Low for Long?

Charles Bean, Christian Broda,

Takatoshi Ito and Randall Krosner

Publication date: October 2015



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Geneva Report 15

Exit Strategy

Alan Blinder and Don Kohn, with contributions by Thomas Jordan and Frederic Mishkin.

Publication date: September 2013

Geneva Report 14

After the Fall: The Future of Global Cooperation

Jeff Frieden, Michael Pettis, Dani Rodrik and Ernesto Zedillo.

Publication date: September 2012

Geneva Report 13

Public Debts: Nuts, Bolts and Worries

Barry Eichengreen, Robert Feldman, Jeffrey Liebman, Jürgen von Hagen and Charles Wyplosz.

Publication date: September 2011

Geneva Report 12

A Safer World Financial System: Improving the Resolution of Systemic Institutions

Stijn Claessens, Richard J. Herring, and Dirk Schoenmaker, with an Appendix by Kimberly A. Summ

Publication date: September 2010

Geneva Report 11

The Fundamental Principles of Financial Regulation

Markus Brunnermeier, Andrew Crockett, Charles Goodhart, Avinash D. Persaud and Hyun Song Shin.

Publication date: July 2009

Geneva Report 10

Are the Golden Years of Central Banking Over?

Stefan Gerlach, Alberto Giovannini, Cédric Tille and José Viñals.

Publication date: July 2009

Geneva Report 9

International Financial Stability

Roger Ferguson, Philipp Hartmann, Fabio Panetta and Richard Portes.

Publication date: November 2007

Geneva Report 8

Dealing with the New Giants: the Role of Pension Funds

Tito Boeri, Lars Bovenberg, Benoît Coeuré and Andrew Roberts.

Publication date: July 2006

Geneva Report 7

Official Reserves and Currency Management in Asia: Myth, Reality and the Future

Hans Genberg, Robert McCauley, Yung Chul Park and Avinash Persaud.

Publication date: July 2006

Geneva Report 6

International Economic and Financial Cooperation: New Issues, New Actors, New Responses

Peter Kenen, Jeffrey Shafer, Nigel Wicks and Charles Wyplosz.

Publication date: September 2004

Geneva Report 5

Conflicts of Interest in the Financial Services Industry: What Should We Do About Them?

Andrew Crockett, Trevor Harris, Frederic S. Mishkin, and Eugene White.

Publication date: February 2004

Geneva Report 4

Transparency, Risk Management and International Financial Fragility

Mario Draghi, Francesco Giavazzi, and Robert C. Merton.

Publication date: September 2003

Geneva Report 3

How Do Central Banks Talk?

Alan S. Blinder, Charles A. Goodhart, Philipp M. Hildebrand, David Lipton, and Charles Wyplosz.

Publication date: October 2001

Geneva Report 2

Asset Prices and Central Bank Policy

Stephen G. Cecchetti, Hans Genberg, John Lipsky, and Sushil Wadhwani.

Publication date: July 2000

Geneva Report 1

An Independent and Accountable IMF

José De Gregorio, Barry Eichengreen, Takatoshi Ito, and Charles Wyplosz..

Publication date: October 2001

Geneva Special Report 1

Can the Moral Hazard Caused by IMF Bailouts be Reduced?

Barry Eichengreen

Publication date: September 2000

Geneva Special Report 2

How do Central Banks Write?

Andrea Fracasso, Hans Genberg and Charles Wyplosz

Publication date: May 2003

Geneva Special Report 3

PADRE: Politically Acceptable Debt Restructuring in the Eurozone

Pierre Pâris and Charles Wyplosz

Publication date: January 2014

Geneva Report 16

Deleveraging? What Deleveraging?

Luigi Buttiglione, Philip R. Lane, Lucrezia Reichlin and Vincent Reinhart.

Publication date: September 2014

Geneva Report 18

What Else Can Central Banks Do?

Laurence Ball, Joseph Gagnon, Patrick Honohan and Signe Krogstrup

Publication date: September 2016


Geneva Special Report 4

Bail-ins and Bank Resolution in Europe

Thomas Philippon and

Aude Salord

Publication date: March 2017