Author Archives: Vincent Papa, PhD, CPA, CFA

Vincent Papa, PhD, CPA, CFA, is director of financial reporting policy at CFA Institute. He is responsible for representing the interests of CFA Institute on financial reporting proposals before the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). He is a member of the IFRS advisory council and ESMA Corporate Reporting Standing Committee, and a former member of the Financial Stability Board Enhanced Disclosure Task Force.

Cheap and Easy Money Poses Financial Stability Risks

Speaking at the European Investment Conference, Paul Mills of the International Monetary Fund said accommodative monetary policy has led to rising asset prices and tighter spreads across fixed income securities. Read More

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The Lesson from Japan: Western Policymakers Must Apply Sustained Fiscal Stimulus

Nomura Research Institute Chief Economist Richard Koo challenges the widely held consensus view that austerity is the best pathway to economic recovery. Read More

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Global Trade Imbalances Are a Major Source of Instability, Says Economist Roger Bootle

The managing director of Capital Economics says unbalanced trade flows contributed to excess leverage and created a liquidity glut that has constrained monetary policy. Read More

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