The K@W Network:
Howard Butcher III Professor of Finance
While the strong U.S. dollar is a positive development for American consumers who will find many imports cheaper, it’s a more challenging environment for U.S. corporations.
Germany carries a great deal of weight in determining the future of the eurozone and its troubled economies. Could the country be charting a more palatable path to recovery?
The European Central Bank’s latest economic stimulus aims to lift the EU’s depressed economy with cheap loans for private businesses while stanching fears of deflation. However, Wharton faculty and others[…]
Janet Yellen's initial tenure as chairwoman of the Federal Reserve has been fairly smooth, but long-term challenges loom as the Fed considers its ongoing response to a still-stagnant economy.
Janet Yellen should be more than ready to take the helm of the U.S. central bank when chairman Ben Bernanke completes his term, although she will be navigating uncharted waters,[…]