Booth In the News
Media outlets around the world frequently seek out Booth faculty and alumni for insights on trending topics and business issues affecting companies and communities throughout the EMEA region.
After the coronavirus pandemic, here’s how the UK can solve its looming productivity crisis
August 03, 2020 | The Independent
Without taking steps to address the problems now, the UK risks sleepwalking its way into a further productivity slide in the midst of an economic crisis, says Chicago Booth’s Chad Syverson.
Rules on insolvency ‘must be eased to prevent flood of bankruptcies’
August 03, 2020 | The Times
Chicago Booth’s Randall Kroszner, who sat on the Federal Reserve’s board of governors during the financial crisis, said that policymakers should take a pragmatic approach to corporate insolvency to protect jobs and to preserve as much economic value as possible.
Pursue self-interest by helping other economies too
July 06, 2020 | Financial Times
Struggling economies must control the virus to minimize damage, and their governments must expand the resources they can devote to economic repair and recovery, says Chicago Booth’s Raghuram Rajan.
Will COVID-19 be followed by inflation? An inter-generational transfer perspective
June 12, 2020 | VOX
Lubos Pastor, a professor of finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, suggests that the easiest way for central banks to deal with debt from COVID-19 is to tolerate above-average inflation.