Shimon Peres: If Economists Are So Good, How Did They Let the Economy Fail?

Economists warned, labor unions threatened and party members gave him the cold shoulder. But then-PM Shimon Peres stood firm and pressed ahead with his 1985 stability program, which burst Israel's 450% hyperinflation.

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It’s fun to interview former President Shimon Peres. Even the location for the interview – the Peres Center for Peace in Jaffa – gives you a taste of being abroad. Security staff greet you; doors quietly swing...