Project Syndicate

8th Jan 19, 8:49am
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Even in the GFC, global investors saw US Treasuries as the safest asset available. But under Trump portfolio managers find themselves in rough seas with no port of call that can offer shelter from the storm
Even in the GFC, global investors saw US Treasuries as the safest asset available. But under Trump portfolio managers find themselves in rough seas with no port of call that can offer shelter from the storm
8th Jan 19, 8:49am
6th Jan 19, 9:10am
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Kenneth Rogoff says with policy interest rates near zero in most advanced economies, there is little room for monetary policy to maneuver in a recession without considerable creativity. But those who think fiscal policy alone will save the day are stupefy
Kenneth Rogoff says with policy interest rates near zero in most advanced economies, there is little room for monetary policy to maneuver in a recession without considerable creativity. But those who think fiscal policy alone will save the day are stupefy
6th Jan 19, 9:10am
3rd Jan 19, 12:02pm
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Brazilian President Bolsonaro joins the growing ranks of leaders – including America's Trump, Hungary's Orbán, and Poland's Kaczyński – who won power by vowing to end systemic corruption. But he is likely to join them in enabling much more of it
Brazilian President Bolsonaro joins the growing ranks of leaders – including America's Trump, Hungary's Orbán, and Poland's Kaczyński – who won power by vowing to end systemic corruption. But he is likely to join them in enabling much more of it
3rd Jan 19, 12:02pm
3rd Jan 19, 9:46am
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Yu Yongding argues that the Chinese government should pursue monetary and fiscal expansion to stabilise GDP growth and prevent the current slowdown from being excessively sharp
Yu Yongding argues that the Chinese government should pursue monetary and fiscal expansion to stabilise GDP growth and prevent the current slowdown from being excessively sharp
3rd Jan 19, 9:46am
2nd Jan 19, 7:31am
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Koichi Hamada says that by ignoring trade history, and the fundamentals of game theory, the US President is driving 'trade diversion', all to the detriment of the United States
Koichi Hamada says that by ignoring trade history, and the fundamentals of game theory, the US President is driving 'trade diversion', all to the detriment of the United States
2nd Jan 19, 7:31am
28th Dec 18, 9:37am
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China deserve praise for lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. But it's experience has also dispelled three myths about the impact of economic growth, according to Éloi Laurent
China deserve praise for lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. But it's experience has also dispelled three myths about the impact of economic growth, according to Éloi Laurent
28th Dec 18, 9:37am
28th Dec 18, 9:16am
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Erik Berglof says it makes no sense to reject the lessons of China's economic devlopment miracle even in a period of deepening political suspicion and outright hostility
Erik Berglof says it makes no sense to reject the lessons of China's economic devlopment miracle even in a period of deepening political suspicion and outright hostility
28th Dec 18, 9:16am
27th Dec 18, 10:01am
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Despite the current trade truce, tensions between the world's two largest economies remain high. But while both countries may be tempted to turn inward, there are five reasons why they would be wise not to, says McKinsey analysts
Despite the current trade truce, tensions between the world's two largest economies remain high. But while both countries may be tempted to turn inward, there are five reasons why they would be wise not to, says McKinsey analysts
27th Dec 18, 10:01am
27th Dec 18, 9:02am
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Stephen Roach congratulates the US Fed for the courage to commit to normalising interest rate. He says there is simply no other way to break the US economy's 20yr dependence on asset bubbles
Stephen Roach congratulates the US Fed for the courage to commit to normalising interest rate. He says there is simply no other way to break the US economy's 20yr dependence on asset bubbles
27th Dec 18, 9:02am
15th Dec 18, 10:31am
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As algorithmic decision-making spreads across more policy areas, it is exposing social and economic inequities that were long hidden behind "official" data. Diana Coyle wants to use a new bias in favour of 'a more just society'
As algorithmic decision-making spreads across more policy areas, it is exposing social and economic inequities that were long hidden behind "official" data. Diana Coyle wants to use a new bias in favour of 'a more just society'
15th Dec 18, 10:31am
8th Dec 18, 9:30am
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Before the next financial crisis erupts, preparing to respond merits a more holistic approach – one that accounts for the serious and escalating threats posed by climate change
Before the next financial crisis erupts, preparing to respond merits a more holistic approach – one that accounts for the serious and escalating threats posed by climate change
8th Dec 18, 9:30am
5th Dec 18, 8:32am
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John A. Mathews and Mark Selden see in China's renminbi-denominated oil contracts the germ of a broader challenge to US dollar hegemony
John A. Mathews and Mark Selden see in China's renminbi-denominated oil contracts the germ of a broader challenge to US dollar hegemony
5th Dec 18, 8:32am
1st Dec 18, 11:01am
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Zhang Jun explains why China will not go the way of the Soviet Union in a cold war with the United States
Zhang Jun explains why China will not go the way of the Soviet Union in a cold war with the United States
1st Dec 18, 11:01am
24th Nov 18, 12:56pm
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Stephen Roach urges both countries' leaders to focus on four issues when they meet at the upcoming G20 summit. A real deal is unlikely but here is a checklist to judge any accord reached
Stephen Roach urges both countries' leaders to focus on four issues when they meet at the upcoming G20 summit. A real deal is unlikely but here is a checklist to judge any accord reached
24th Nov 18, 12:56pm
24th Nov 18, 9:46am
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Bill Emmott draws a moral from the spectacular fall of Carlos Ghosn that German Chancellor Angela Merkel should consider
Bill Emmott draws a moral from the spectacular fall of Carlos Ghosn that German Chancellor Angela Merkel should consider
24th Nov 18, 9:46am
14th Nov 18, 2:45pm
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Klaus Schwab says the forces of the new economy have brought a new form of globalisation, needing new forms of governance to safeguard the public good
Klaus Schwab says the forces of the new economy have brought a new form of globalisation, needing new forms of governance to safeguard the public good
14th Nov 18, 2:45pm
10th Nov 18, 9:58am
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Quian Liu says the response to the 2008 economic crisis relied far too much on monetary stimulus, and far too little structural reform. The next crisis could come soon – and include large-scale military conflict
Quian Liu says the response to the 2008 economic crisis relied far too much on monetary stimulus, and far too little structural reform. The next crisis could come soon – and include large-scale military conflict
10th Nov 18, 9:58am
3rd Nov 18, 10:16am
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Yu Yongding thinks that the trade war with the US will help the Chinese economy complete its necessary rebalancing, giving cover for Xi to make unpopular but necessary reforms
Yu Yongding thinks that the trade war with the US will help the Chinese economy complete its necessary rebalancing, giving cover for Xi to make unpopular but necessary reforms
3rd Nov 18, 10:16am
27th Oct 18, 11:13am
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Havard Halland and Justin Yifu Lin argue that multilateral finance institutions need to operate more like private investment organisations if they are to be effective in raising the long-term capital needed
Havard Halland and Justin Yifu Lin argue that multilateral finance institutions need to operate more like private investment organisations if they are to be effective in raising the long-term capital needed
27th Oct 18, 11:13am
23rd Oct 18, 9:50am
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Stephen Roach points to global and domestic factors aligning to push up US prices faster than the Fed may expect, vexing everyone in an interconnected world
Stephen Roach points to global and domestic factors aligning to push up US prices faster than the Fed may expect, vexing everyone in an interconnected world
23rd Oct 18, 9:50am

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