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Understanding the USA

Trade expert Stephen Jacobi says the US presidential election is a ‘Sword of Damocles’ threatening the global economy and could seriously harm New Zealand’s exports
12th Jul 24, 1:29pm
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Trade expert Stephen Jacobi says the US presidential election is a ‘Sword of Damocles’ threatening the global economy and could seriously harm New Zealand’s exports
Kenneth Rogoff warns that, despite what many in policy circles may think, economic decoupling is not a viable option
9th Jul 24, 11:03am
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Kenneth Rogoff warns that, despite what many in policy circles may think, economic decoupling is not a viable option
MFAT reviews the American economy, one where our trade is rising. With 16% growth in 2023, the US was New Zealand’s fastest growing major market
8th Jun 24, 9:20am
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MFAT reviews the American economy, one where our trade is rising. With 16% growth in 2023, the US was New Zealand’s fastest growing major market
Stephen Roach warns that America's tariffs against some Chinese goods raise the risk of a catastrophic superpower conflict
2nd Jun 24, 12:02pm
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Stephen Roach warns that America's tariffs against some Chinese goods raise the risk of a catastrophic superpower conflict
David Mahon assesses trade and geopolitical tensions between China and the US, and says New Zealand risks destroying 50 years of balanced, non-allied status in the Asia-Pacific
21st May 24, 10:55am
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David Mahon assesses trade and geopolitical tensions between China and the US, and says New Zealand risks destroying 50 years of balanced, non-allied status in the Asia-Pacific
Qiyuan Xu argues that high capital outflows - largely the result of US policy - have resulted in an undervalued Chinese currency
19th May 24, 9:30am
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Qiyuan Xu argues that high capital outflows - largely the result of US policy - have resulted in an undervalued Chinese currency
Todd Buchholz and James Carter thinks the US should have locked in favourable borrowing rates when it had the chance
5th May 24, 1:56pm
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Todd Buchholz and James Carter thinks the US should have locked in favourable borrowing rates when it had the chance
Stephen Roach warns that fear has drive US policymakers to level a litany of unsubstantiated charges against China
30th Mar 24, 9:19am
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Stephen Roach warns that fear has drive US policymakers to level a litany of unsubstantiated charges against China
Katharine Moody calls for more resolute action to push-back on the use of extreme climate scenarios when developing local hazard planning. Despite PCE and court warnings, cells committed to the extremes still operate in rule-making bodies
29th Mar 24, 10:50am
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Katharine Moody calls for more resolute action to push-back on the use of extreme climate scenarios when developing local hazard planning. Despite PCE and court warnings, cells committed to the extremes still operate in rule-making bodies
Stephen Roach worries that irrational Sinophobia has become America's new bipartisan political orthodoxy
28th Feb 24, 12:09pm
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Stephen Roach worries that irrational Sinophobia has become America's new bipartisan political orthodoxy
Katharine Moody despairs for the direction some want to take her country of birth. She can't stay silent any longer
21st Jan 24, 10:05am
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Katharine Moody despairs for the direction some want to take her country of birth. She can't stay silent any longer
Nouriel Roubini considers what might derail markets' positive baseline scenario for growth, inflation, and monetary policy
9th Jan 24, 12:00pm
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Nouriel Roubini considers what might derail markets' positive baseline scenario for growth, inflation, and monetary policy
Keun Lee shows that, while protectionist policies benefit some firms, the overall effect on third parties is negative
27th Dec 23, 9:30am
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Keun Lee shows that, while protectionist policies benefit some firms, the overall effect on third parties is negative
Mohamed El-Erian highlights two recent developments that have undermined the legitimacy of American leadership
16th Dec 23, 1:01pm
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Mohamed El-Erian highlights two recent developments that have undermined the legitimacy of American leadership
Mohamed El-Erian worries that domestic political divisions and market volatility could exacerbate financial vulnerabilities
2nd Dec 23, 9:28am
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Mohamed El-Erian worries that domestic political divisions and market volatility could exacerbate financial vulnerabilities
Nouriel Roubini predicts a bright future - if we can survive the next few decades of economic instability and political chaos
25th Nov 23, 10:24am
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Nouriel Roubini predicts a bright future - if we can survive the next few decades of economic instability and political chaos
Stephen Roach explains why the US and Chinese presidents managed to make progress on the key issues they did in San Francisco
18th Nov 23, 10:29am
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Stephen Roach explains why the US and Chinese presidents managed to make progress on the key issues they did in San Francisco
Joseph Stiglitz points to evidence that the pandemic-era inflation was always going to be temporary and self-correcting
14th Nov 23, 10:03am
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Joseph Stiglitz points to evidence that the pandemic-era inflation was always going to be temporary and self-correcting
Nouriel Roubini outlines four scenarios for how the conflict in Gaza could play out and affect markets and the global economy
12th Nov 23, 10:25am
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Nouriel Roubini outlines four scenarios for how the conflict in Gaza could play out and affect markets and the global economy
Koichi Hamada explains how governments can use deficit spending to achieve full employment without risking default
6th Nov 23, 3:07pm
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Koichi Hamada explains how governments can use deficit spending to achieve full employment without risking default
Mohamed El-Erian warns that US domestic politics and insufficient international cooperation could lead to financial turmoil
28th Oct 23, 8:45am
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Mohamed El-Erian warns that US domestic politics and insufficient international cooperation could lead to financial turmoil
Stephen Roach proposes three objectives to pursue at a possible meeting between the Chinese and US presidents in November
27th Oct 23, 12:27pm
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Stephen Roach proposes three objectives to pursue at a possible meeting between the Chinese and US presidents in November
Stephen Roach warns that short-termism will never be enough to offset the long-term benefits of strategic thinking
28th Sep 23, 10:06am
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Stephen Roach warns that short-termism will never be enough to offset the long-term benefits of strategic thinking
Pinelopi Goldberg considers the role that tariffs have played in undermining global cooperation and driving conflict
20th Sep 23, 9:40am
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Pinelopi Goldberg considers the role that tariffs have played in undermining global cooperation and driving conflict
Koichi Hamada explains why consensus predictions of a worldwide economic downturn this year have not weathered well
9th Sep 23, 11:04am
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Koichi Hamada explains why consensus predictions of a worldwide economic downturn this year have not weathered well