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Brett House / @BrettEHouse

Deputy chief economist, Scotiabank

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

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Smarter Sovereign Debt

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?

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

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

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

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.