William R. Rhodes

William R. Rhodes

William R. Rhodes, a former chairman, CEO and president of Citibank, is president and CEO of William R. Rhodes Global Advisors, LLC, and author of Banker to the World: Leadership Lessons from the Front Lines of Global Finance.

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Opinion | Avoiding the pain of China’s housing crisis risks infecting the wider economy

The growing housing crisis in China threatens to spread like previous financial contagions and damage economies across the globe. Avoiding crisis requires policymakers to let poor performers suffer the consequences of bad bets while looking after solvent banks and enacting reforms.

The growing housing crisis in China threatens to spread like previous financial contagions and damage economies across the globe. Avoiding crisis requires policymakers to let poor performers suffer the consequences of bad bets while looking after solvent banks and enacting reforms.

17 Aug 2022 - 9:15AM
Opinion | G20 paralysis is bad news for tackling global food, health and climate crises

In its early years, the G20 oversaw cooperation on issues ranging from financial stability to inclusive growth. Today, major players are blocking it from operating effectively. Geopolitical tensions, war and new national security concerns mean the multilateral coordination of globalisation is now on life support.

In its early years, the G20 oversaw cooperation on issues ranging from financial stability to inclusive growth. Today, major players are blocking it from operating effectively. Geopolitical tensions, war and new national security concerns mean the multilateral coordination of globalisation is now on life support.

15 Jun 2022 - 12:15PM
The View | Why central banks must handle the shift to a post-coronavirus pandemic normal with extreme care

Advanced economies must at some point begin to wind down their massive monetary and fiscal policy support to sustain recovery. Yet market corrections, business failures and economic contagion arising from a shadow banking or debt crisis could all torpedo the fragile recovery.

Advanced economies must at some point begin to wind down their massive monetary and fiscal policy support to sustain recovery. Yet market corrections, business failures and economic contagion arising from a shadow banking or debt crisis could all torpedo the fragile recovery.

5 Mar 2021 - 3:36AM