Gopinath on Fiscal Devaluation, Women in Economics

Feb. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Gita Gopinath, a professor at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, talks about the theory of "fiscal devaluation," a tax intervention strategy she sees as a way to revive the economy of euro-area countries that cannot devalue their exchange rates. Gopinath also talks about the need to strengthen the pipeline for female doctoral candidates in economics. (Source: Bloomberg)
HKMA Intervenes to Defend the Hong Kong Dollar Peg
50:32 - Hong Kong’s de facto central bank stepped in for the first time in more than four months to prevent the city’s currency from breaking out of the strong end of its pegged range against the U.S. dollar. Bloomberg's David Ingles reports on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
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