Greece, Iran, and the Rules of the Game

Greece, Iran, and the Rules of the Game

From Athens to Tehran, powerful countries make the rules and break the rules. Everyone else just squeezes the best deal they can — for now, anyway.

Explaining the Cyprus Shakedown

Explaining the Cyprus Shakedown

Despite Cyprus’ small size, the implications of its bailout deal deal could have serious consequences for the eurozone.

That’s Rich

That’s Rich

Laughing all the way to the bailed-out bank.

Beyond the AIG Bonuses

Many taxpayer subsidies for executive excess have not yet hit the headlines.

Executive Pay and the Stimulus Bill

This memo summarizes the key provisions in the stimulus legislation to restrict compensation for executives of bailed-out companies.

IPS on the CEO Pay Caps

We applaud efforts to cap bailout pay, but are concerned about reports of weak Treasury rules.