Southern countries pitted against US and France over capital controls Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Washington. In the era of neoliberalism ushered in by Reagan and Thatcher, one of the great sins was for a country to control capital in or out. To […]
Author Archives: Kevin P. Gallagher and Ilene Grabel
Kevin P. Gallagher is professor at Boston University and senior researcher at the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University.
Ilene Grabel is Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. She has been a Research Scholar at the Political Economy Research Institute of the University of Massachusetts since 2007, and was a lecturer at the Cambridge University Advanced Programme on Rethinking Development Economics since its founding. Grabel has worked as a consultant to UNDP/International Poverty Centre, UNCTAD/G-24, UNU WIDER, and with ActionAid and the NGO coalition, "New Rules for Global Finance." She has published widely on financial policy and crises, the political economy of international capital flows to the developing world, the relationship between financial liberalization and macroeconomic performance in developing countries, central banking, exchange rate regimes, the political economy of remittances and, most recently on the normalization of capital controls and the effect of the global financial crisis on policy space for development. Grabel is co-author (with Ha-Joon Chang) of Reclaiming Development: An Alternative Policy Manual (London: Zed Books, 2004. Grabel also blogs for the TripleCrisis (http://www.triplecrisis.com/).