Tag archive for ‘Macroeconomics’
Daniel Gros On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Daniel Gros, Director of Center for European Policy Studies: Why Greece is Different

BRUSSELS – The seemingly interminable negotiations between the new Greek government and its international creditors – the International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank, and the European Commission More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

NY Senator Charles Schumer is Threatening President Obama’s Trade Initiatives

– – Senator Charles Schumer has put President Obama on notice that his trade agenda will be in jeopardy if the president does not do something about what Schumer asserts is the Chinese manipulation More...

Nouriel Roubini: The Dollar Joins the Currency Wars

Nouriel Roubini is Chairman of Roubini Global Economics and Professor of Economics at Stern School of Business, NYU.  In a world of weak domestic demand in many advanced economies and emerging markets,  More...

Stephen Roach On Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Economic Policy Turned Inside Out

The world economy is in the grips of a dangerous delusion. As the great boom that began in the 1990s gave way to an even greater bust, policymakers resorted to the timeworn tricks of financial engineering More...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein: America’s Risky Recovery

The United States’ economy is approaching full employment and may already be there. But America’s favorable employment trend is accompanied by a substantial increase in financial-sector risks, owing More...

Stanford Professor Michael Boskin: Are the Good Times Over?

 In the 25 years before the Great Recession of 2008-2009, the United States experienced two brief, mild recessions and two strong, long expansions. Globally, incomes grew briskly; inflation abated; and More...

Statista On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Europe’s Huge Gulf in Labor Costs

In 2014, hourly expenditure on labour across the European Union amounted to €24.60. However, there is a massive gulf in labour costs between countries. A company can hire almost 12 Bulgarians for the cost More...

Professor Nouriel Roubini On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

‘Dr. Doom’ Nouriel Roubini Sees Signs of Life in the Eurozone

 The latest economic data from the eurozone suggest that recovery may be at hand. What is driving the upturn? What obstacles does it face? And what can be done to sustain it? The immediate causes of recovery More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Friday, March 27th, 2015

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: Secular Stagnation for Free

Something is definitely rotten in the state of capitalism. Despite unprecedentedly low interest rates, investment in most advanced countries is significantly below where it was in the years prior to the 2008 More...

Hans-Werner Sinn On Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Hans-Werner Sinn, Prof. Of Economics and Public Finance: Europe’s Easy-Money Endgame

 The euro has brought a balance-of-payments crisis to Europe, just as the gold standard did in the 1920s. In fact, there is only one difference between the two episodes: During today’s crisis, huge More...

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