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Should the Bank of Japan buy ketchup to increase inflation? The mystery of what American official used the example is now solved.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • May 12, 2013
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I should begin by saying Neil doesn't know I'm writing this post. So shh, don't tell him. He might be embarrassed.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 23, 2013
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Christine Lagarde says the central bankers are the heroes of the crisis. Is she right?

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Apr 17, 2013
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I traveled the world to research the global central bankers. Here are some of the more unusual and surprising things I learned.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Apr 4, 2013
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Exclusive excerpt from Neil Irwin's "The Alchemists": How over three days and four nights, the world's leading central bankers came together to try to keep the financial system from the abyss.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Mar 31, 2013
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