Brandeis International Business School

2020 News

Image of two traders in front of a giant electronic board showing exchange rates.

October 19, 2020

Funds’ hidden currency costs run to hundreds of millions of dollars

Carol Osler | Financial Times

A shopper browses the chicken display at a grocery store.

October 14, 2020

There are signs the economy may be improving

Stephen Cecchetti | MarketPlace

Aditya Sandeep Didwania, MSBA ’21

October 1, 2020

Rising to the challenge
The European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt.

September 20, 2020

Central banks on the case of no-show inflation

Stephen Cecchetti | El País

A picture of Fed Chairman Jerome Powell speaking.

September 18, 2020

Cleveland Fed: ‘Vast majority’ of public unaware of Fed’s new strategy

Raphael Schoenle | The Wall Street Journal

The CNN logo.

August 24, 2020

How to shop, cook and eat to fight climate change

Galen Karlan-Mason '16, MBA '18 | CNN

An illustration of a silhouette of a child.

August 22, 2020

The Coronavirus Generation

Amelia Hawkins | The New York Times

An illustration of a small Roman-style building with columns and the text "COLLEGE" along the freize.

August 17, 2020

2020’s best and worst community colleges

Joshua Goodman | WalletHub

Portrait of Nova Diop.

August 17, 2020

Life science recruiting firm opens office in Kendall Square

Nova Diop, MBA '10 | Boston Business Journal

Illustration of people standing around with alpha symbols over their heads.

August 11, 2020

Interest rates and yield curve control

Stephen Cecchetti | Seeking Alpha

A woman in a mask with a full shopping cart in a supermarket aisle.

August 10, 2020

What is CPI, and what exactly does it measure?

Stephen Cecchetti | Marketplace

An illustration of four interlocking hands representing multiple races and ethnicities.

August 6, 2020

Antiracism, Allyship, and Authenticity

Sandra Cha | Center for Positive Organizations

A graph showing electricity customer behavior.

July 30, 2020

Does electricity competition work for residential consumers?

Agustin Ros | Journal of Regulatory Economics

Illustration of a bank building wrapped in red tape and customers emerging from the basement into shadows.

July 25, 2020

Banks lose out to capital markets when it comes to credit provision

Stephen Cecchetti | The Economist

East Asian leaders posing together during a press conference.

July 16, 2020

China could help stop the freefall in global economic cooperation

Peter Petri | Brookings Institute

Poker chips sitting on yuan notes.

July 15, 2020

China holds the cards in US-EU poker

Peter Petri | Petroleum Economist

People eating on a patio next to a cardboard cutout of a person in a chair.

July 12, 2020

Here’s an investment that perfectly tracks the economy

Stephen Cecchetti | The Wall Street Journal

An illustration of piggy banks wearing face masks.

July 7, 2020

Economists think Congress could create an economic disaster this summer

Stephen Cecchetti | FiveThirtyEight

A line of large container ships docked at port in Qingdao, China.

June 28, 2020

Can Beijing ease the US-China trade war through Asia-Pacific cooperation?

Peter Petri | South China Morning Post

The exterior of the Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington

June 25, 2020

The Fed says big banks have passed their COVID-era stress tests

Stephen Cecchetti | Marketplace

The exterior of the Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington

June 25, 2020

If the Fed puts its stress test results in the shadows, it will backfire

Stephen Cecchetti | Financial Times

Indian soldiers monitor a road in the Himalayas.

June 18, 2020

China-India violence underlines limits to Beijing’s trade leadership dreams

Peter Petri | The Wall Street Journal

Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham

June 18, 2020

Economic diplomacy: Positive globalism and American exceptionalism

Peter Petri | The Interpreter

A map of Earth with the title, "Unanswered Questions"

June 15, 2020

Unanswered Questions: Our Energy Models

John Ballantine

A screen grab of the stream with Aldo Musacchio, Ben Ross Schneider and Filippo Lancieri.

June 12, 2020

Latin America: monopolies, dictatorships and populism

Aldo Musacchio | Stigler Center

An illustration of a man bending in silly ways to express greeting.

June 11, 2020

What will greetings look like in a post-coronavirus world?

Andy Molinsky | The New York Times

Several East Asian foreign ministers forming a human chain.

June 11, 2020

The US retreat from East Asia is costly

Peter Petri | Peterson Institute

Doctors and nurses in a field hospital during the 1918 pandemic.

June 10, 2020

Brazil during the 1918 flu epidemic

Aldo Musacchio | BrandeisNOW

Dollars and Sense podcast logo

June 9, 2020

The US-China tech rivalry shapes the economic relationship

Peter Petri | Brookings Institute

Makoto Sakuwa

May 29, 2020

Makoto Sakuwa, MA ’20

Makoto Sakuwa, MA ’20 | Brandeis Alumni Association

People protesting tax policy outside a state capitol building

May 5, 2020

AI can simulate an economy millions of times to create fairer tax policy

Blake LeBaron | MIT Technology Review

AEI's logo

May 4, 2020

The risk management approach to reopening the economy

Anna Scherbina | American Enterprise Institute

Graphic with title: World War V

April 27, 2020

World War V – The Virus Wars

Stephen Cecchetti

Hands typing on a laptop.

April 24, 2020

Remote learning in the age of COVID-19

Brenda Anderson | BrandeisNOW

Vice President Mike Pence

April 21, 2020

When should the quarantine end?

Anna Scherbina | Government Executive

Carly Greenberg

April 20, 2020

Carly Greenberg ’11, MA ’12

Carly Greenberg ’11, MA ’12 | Brandeis Alumni

Graphic of the coronavirus

April 17, 2020

COVID-19 is not a bioweapon, but it can be abused as a bioeconomic weapon

Nader Habibi | International Policy Digest

A 20 dollar bill cut like a jigsaw puzzle with pieces missing.

April 15, 2020

When should we reopen the economy?

Anna Scherbina | BrandeisNOW

Screen capture of four video-linked economists.

April 9, 2020

The economics of lockdowns

Anna Scherbina | Cato Institute

Parents with Mass General Hospital staff

April 9, 2020

'Innermost truth is love'

BrandeisNOW

Prof. Dan Bergstresser

April 8, 2020

Illinois is in danger of falling into junk territory

Dan Bergstresser | Cheddar

A graph showing a large change in bond yields.

April 8, 2020

How the coronavirus crisis is affecting the municipal bond market

Dan Bergstresser | Econofact

People waiting in line for job postings.

April 7, 2020

We’re replicating the mistakes of 2008

Stephen Cecchetti | The Atlantic

A picture of police officers on the street wearing masks circa 1918.

April 4, 2020

What cost the lockdown? They helped economies in 1918, study suggests

Anna Scherbina | The Times of London

April 1, 2020

The other way the coronavirus will ravage our cities

Dan Bergstresser | The Atlantic

Tomas Philipson, acting chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers

March 31, 2020

White House economists warned in 2019 a pandemic could devastate America

Anna Scherbina | The New York Times

Prof. Tibor Toth

March 31, 2020

Investors’ advice for startups in the time of COVID-19

Tibor Toth | Greentown Labs

Federal Reserve HQ

March 26, 2020

The Fed goes to war: part 2

Stephen Cecchetti | Money & Banking

March 25, 2020

Bailout people before corporations

Stephen Cecchetti | ProMarket

United Nations Security Council Chamber

March 24, 2020

Why defeating coronavirus in one country isn’t enough

Nader Habibi | The Conversation

Federal Reserve Bank headquarters

March 23, 2020

The Fed goes to war

Stephen Cecchetti | Money & Banking

Arty drawing of two laptops evoking Andy Warhol.

March 19, 2020

Virtual meetings don’t have to be a bore

Andy Molinksy | Harvard Business Review

People signing from Back Bay brownstones.

March 18, 2020

"Hands not touching hands"

Jesse Stettin, MA '14 | WHDH-TV

Dean Kathryn Graddy

March 17, 2020

Business is not just about the bottom line

Kathryn Graddy | The Telegraph (Kolkata)

A handshake.

March 13, 2020

How to avoid shaking hands

Andy Molinsky | Harvard Business Review

A phone showing a volatile graph in front of a volatile line graph.

March 12, 2020

From the Treasury Department’s OFR: A systemic risk monitor

Stephen Cecchetti | GARP Risk Intelligence

Ben Gomes-Casseres speaking to a group.

March 4, 2020

Working group talks sustainability with Brandeis students and faculty

Ben Gomes-Casseres | The Justice

LinkedIn's logo on a glass building.

March 4, 2020

LinkedIn welcomes a new CEO

Ben Gomes-Casseres | Global Finance

Prof. Stephen Cecchetti

March 2, 2020

Contagion: Bank runs and COVID-19

Stephen Cecchetti | Money & Banking

Bank illustration

February 24, 2020

Central banks opened the tap for crisis fighting. Sometimes it worked

Stephen Cecchetti | Reuters

Fed Chair Jerome Powell

February 24, 2020

Fed needs to outline plan to fight next downturn, economists say

Stephen Cecchetti | Bloomberg

Prof. Stephen Cecchetti

February 24, 2020

Central banks advised to use tool kits aggressively during trouble

Stephen Cecchetti | The Wall Street Journal

Galen Karlen-Mason

February 18, 2020

Making healthy food choices for yourself and the planet

Galen Karlen-Mason '16, MBA '18 | Good Press

Boston Latin School

February 6, 2020

Test maker accuses Boston schools of misusing exam

Joshua Goodman | The Boston Globe

President Trump

January 29, 2020

Trump signs USMCA trade deal to replace 'nightmare NAFTA'

Peter Petri | NBC News

A clerk scans merchandise.

January 16, 2020

Trump's China deal leaves some trade experts 'underwhelmed'

Peter Petri | NBC News

Two Brandeis alumnae

January 16, 2020

Taking the next step
A farmer walks past a line of new tractors.

January 15, 2020

What's in the U.S.-China trade deal—and what's missing?

Peter Petri | NBC News