Announcement Effect Club

The ECB on Fiscal Consolidation

The European Central Bank joined the Announcement Effect Club yesterday in its June Monthly Bulletin. In evaluating the costs and benefits of fiscal...

Larry Summers Joins the Announcement Effect Club

Larry Summers, top economic advisor to President Obama, joined the Announcement Effect Club after remarks on a few occasions. First, in a speech at...

Carlo Cottarelli Joins the Announcement Effect Club

You might have missed it yesterday, but during the second meeting of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, IMF Director...

Alan Blinder Joins the Announcement Effect Club, Calls for Social Security Reform

Princeton's Alan Blinder says the bond market vigilantes are back; in Europe for now, but they'll be coming here soon. The bond vigilantes, for those...

Ryan Joins Announcement Effect Club, and Rubin Comes So Close

At yesterday's Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Summit, the Announcement Effect Club saw its membership bump up, yet again.During the second panel...

Senator Kent Conrad Joins the Announcement Effect Club

From the Chairman's Mark of the FY2011 Senate Budget Resolution (emphasis added):Certainly, the need to return to fiscal discipline and the costs of...

Three International Economists Join Announcement Effect Club

Along with the daffodils, the onset of spring has seen the blossoming of the “announcement effect” in the public discourse. Three...

The Ever-Growing Announcement Effect Club

EPI's Lawrence Mishel joined the Announcement Effect Club with an article co-written with David Walker (already a member) in Politico last week....

Two Economists Join the Announcement Effect Club

In a blog post today on Voxeu.org, European economists Tim Besley and Andrew Scott joined the Announcement Effect Club, stating that a switch to...

New Members in the Announcement Effect Club

During yesterday's Avoiding a Government Debt Crisis event, hosted by the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform, speakers Thomas Hoenig,...

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