Brett House

Brett House / @BrettEHouse

Deputy chief economist, Scotiabank

Brett House is deputy chief economist at Scotiabank. He is on Twitter @BrettEHouse.

Most Recent Posts


Smarter Sovereign Debt

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February 20, 2015
New templates for sovereign debt contracts mean that small groups of creditors can no longer hold governments hostage over repayment. By Brett House.

Argentina's Return to Default?

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June 16, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court's rulings in favour of Argentina's holdout creditors has thrown our sovereign debt restructuring mechanisms into doubt, says Brett House.

Less is More: Reforming the WTO

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May 29, 2014
For the WTO to succeed, it needs to supplement its inclusive, consensus-based negotiating processes with softer, more nimble approaches, says Brett House.

The IMF: Crisis Fighter

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April 16, 2014
In the wake of the IMF/WB Spring Meetings, Brett House considers the continued role of the IMF in reforming the global financial system.

Beyond the Communiqués

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October 9, 2013
Brett House on why the IMF-World Bank meetings currently underway in Washington are just one way the international community collaborates on the economy.