Negotiations in response to bilateral trade imbalances may not always have positive effects
The United States has a trade deficit of about $450 billion, or 2.5 per cent of GDP
A carbon tax is the simplest and economically most efficient way to limit CO2 emissions
Argentina's experience shows that maintaining price stability is just as important as achieving it
The Federal Reserve can begin the process of raising interest rates in December without any need for an offsetting fiscal boost to demand
Market participants are watching the Fed to judge if and when the process of interest-rate normalisation will begin
The steady stream of improvements in driverless cars has convinced me that before too long the roads will be filled with cars and trucks operating without humans at the wheel. Likewise, I am convinced that the revolution in artificial intelligence ...
The United States government now spends more than $600 billion a year on programs to help the poor
Federal debt is projected to rise to 141% of GDP by 2046, thus, the next president must plan for this quickly
The bloc's policies reinforced the difference between market-oriented British govts and many EU countries that have traditions of socialism
The Japanese economy is a paradoxical mixture of prosperity and failure. And, in a significant way, its prosperity makes its failures difficult to address
The major new theme this year is 'supply-side restructuring,' a term that includes a wide range of policies aimed at boosting economic growth and living standards
The fiscal deficit is the most serious long-term economic problem facing US policymakers
Why has the US Fed's policy of QE been so much more successful than the version of QE implemented by the European Central Bank?
Putin has already warned Russians that they face austerity, because the government will no longer be able to afford to transfer benefits that it provided in recent years