Willem Buiter Commentary:

Politics, Regulation, COVID, Political Economy

  1. "Eliminate the Debt Ceiling." Project Syndicate, 31 January 2023.

  2. Interview in Ellhauge, Michael Calvo Elhauge. "The New Cold War – Geopolitical Macroeconomic Impact of the Ukrainian Crisis." Impact Wealth, 16 May 2022.

  3. "The Trouble with Argentina." Project Syndicate, 20 January 2022. With Anne C. Sibert.

  4. "Public Debate on the Review of the EU Economic Governance." 21 December 2021.

  5. "Biden's Fuzzy Tax Math." Project Syndicate, 29 April 2021. With Anne Sibert.

  6. "Why Punish Corporations for Their Employees’ Crimes?" Project Syndicate, 3 November 2020. With Anne Sibert.

  7. "The Eurosystem: An Accident Waiting to Happen." Project Syndicate, 1 October 2020.

  8. "Willem H. Buiter Says More." Interview, Project Syndicate, 22 September 2020.

  9. "Paying for the COVID-19 Pandemic Will Be Painful." Financial Times, 15 May 2020.

  10. "Ukraine's Biggest Challenges Are Political." Kyiv Post, 12 May 2020.

  11. "Germany’s Judges Declare War on the ECB." Project Syndicate, 5 May 2020.

  12. "The Problem with MMT." Project Syndicate, 4 May 2020.

  13. "Pandemic Socialism." Project Syndicate, 9 April 2020.

  14. "To Fight the COVID Pandemic, Policymakers Must Move Fast and Break Taboos." Vox, 6 April 2020. With Sony Kapur.

  15. "Piketty's Latest Charge."Project Syndicate, 13 March 2020.

  16. "The Wealth and Health of Nations." Project Syndicate, 10 March 2020.

  17. "Making the Best of a Bad Brexit." Project Syndicate, 27 December 2019.

  18. "Shifting Political Risks and a Global Soft Landing." With Tina Fordham. Citi GPS, Global Perspectives and Solutions, May 6, 2019. With Tina Fordham.

  19. "The Financial System Ten Years After The Financial Crisis: Lessons Learnt." Paper presented at the NAEC Group Meeting. OECD, Paris, 13 September 2018.

  20. The Public Wealth of Cities: How to Turn Around Cities' Fortunes by Unlocking Public Assets. Citi GPS: Global Perspectives & Solutions, March 2018. With Dag Detter, Stefan Folster, Vikram Rai and John B. Finnigan.

  21. "Introduction." To Dag Detter and Stefan Fölster The Public Wealth of Nations; Unlocking the Value of Global Public Assets, Citi GPS: Global Perspectives and Solutions, June 2015.

  22. "Taking It To The Streets: What the New Vox Populi Risk Means for Politics, the Economy and Markets." Citi GPS: Global Perspectives & Solutions, May 2014.With Tina M. Fordham, Matthew P. Dabrowski, Robert Buckland and Edward L. Morse.

  23. "The Terrible Consequences of a Eurozone Collapse." Financial Times, 7 December 2011.

  24. "Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis for Regulators and Supervisors." In Henning Klodt and Harment Lehment, eds. The Crisis and Beyond. E-book: Kiel Institute for the World Economy, November 2009, pp. 57–82.

  25. "Lessons from the Financial Crisis for Social Democrats." Background paper. Dr. J.M. Den Uyllezing, de Rode Hoed, Amsterdam, 15 December 2008.

  26. "The Paulson Plan: A Useful First Step but Nowhere Near Enough." VoxEU, 25 September 2008.

  27. "Lessons from the North Atlantic Financial Crisis." Conference Paper. The Role of Money Markets. Columbia Business School and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York, 29–30 May 2008.

  28. "The Dangerous Protectionism of Barack Obama." VoxEU, 26 February 2008. With Anne C. Sibert.

  29. "Lessons from the 2007 Financial Crisis." Paper submitted in evidence to the UK Treasury Select Committee in connection with an appearance before the Committee, 13 November 2007. Abstract. Published as CEPR Policy Insight No. 18, December 2007.

  30. "Put the NHS Out of Its Misery and Allow Competition." Comment. Daily Telegraph. Business News, 3 September 2007. With Anne C. Sibert.

  31. "How to Starve the Terrorists of Funds: Legalise All Drugs." Financial Times. Comment. Comments & Analysis page, 7 August 2007.

  32. "A European Constitution Must Be Approved by Referendum." Financial Times. Leaders & Letters page, 5 June 2007.

  33. "IMF Made Political Recommendations Outside its Remit." Financial Times. Leaders & Letters page, 12 March 2007.

  34. "Let Us debate Whether the UK Can be Financed With Taxes that Do not Exceed 33 Per Cent of GDP." with Anne C. Sibert. Financial Times. Leaders & Letters page, 1 November 2006.

  35. "A Wave of Unilateral 'Euro-isations' Would Confound the EU's Mean-Spirited Legal Nitpickers." Comment on Georgi Angelo. "How to Gate-Crash the Eurozone." Europe's World (Autumn 2006). With Anne C. Sibert.

  36. "UK Facing Three-Pronged Assault on its Labour market Flexibility." Financial Times. Leaders & Letters page, 28 Sept. 2006.

  37. "Minimum Wage Does not Correct a Distortion; It Is a Distortion." Financial Times. Leaders & Letters page, 28 March 2006.

  38. "New MPC Member Must be Professional Economist." Financial Times. Leaders & Letters page, 25/26 February 2006.

  39. "The Failure of Cancun." Financial Times Leaders and Letters, 16 Sept. 2003, with slight edits, under the heading "If anything is to to rescued from Cancún, politics must take precedence over economics". Note: not my heading. It doesn't make sense to me either.