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  • Betting on dystopia

    13-12-2018 23:39:00

    The ultimate obstacle for any cryptocurrency is that eventually there has to be a way to buy a range of goods and services beyond illicit drugs and hit men

  • Why human chess still survives

    01-12-2018 18:52:00

    Rather than dying, chess has thrived. This is partly because the advent of computers and computer databases has made chess a truly universal sport

  • Crazy rich Asia

    24-10-2018 21:08:00

    In just a few decades, Singapore has caught up with Denmark but economists are divided whether to credit 'institutions' or 'culture'

  • The regional costs of Venezuela's collapse

    06-09-2018 22:12:00

    Recent tsunami of Venezuelan refugees is causing massive problems for Colombia

  • Trump's policies hurting long-term US growth?

    12-08-2018 20:32:00

    Many of the regulations the US president is targeting ought to be strengthened, not eliminated

  • Big tech is a big problem

    03-07-2018 05:55:00

    There are many reasons for slow productivity growth, not least a decade of low investment in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis

  • EMs: Canary in financial coal mine?

    12-06-2018 05:55:00

    Even if any emerging-market bond meltdown remains contained, recent jitters ought to be a wake-up call, even for advanced economies

  • Donald Trump's normal Fed

    22-05-2018 05:56:00

    Federal Reserve's much-vaunted independence could prove more fragile in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election

  • Will China supplant US hegemony?

    04-04-2018 05:56:00

    As rising importance of robotics and AI blunts China's manufacturing edge, ability to lead in technology will become more important

  • Economists vs scientists on long-term growth

    06-03-2018 05:56:00

    With the after-effects of the financial crisis fading, and AI perhaps starting to gain traction, trend US output growth can easily stay strong for the next several years

  • When will technology disrupt higher education?

    07-02-2018 05:55:00

    Let's face it, college faculty are no keener to see technology cut into their jobs than any other group

  • Giddy markets and grim politics

    15-01-2018 22:43:00

    Even though politics is not, at least for now, impeding global growth, long-run costs of political upheaval could be far more serious

  • The US is exporting obesity

    21-12-2017 22:42:00

    The obesity epidemic has a much broader footprint, affecting advanced economies and most emerging markets

  • Donald Trump's Federal Reserve

    05-11-2017 22:43:00

    The next US Fed Chair Jerome Powell will face some extraordinary challenges at the outset of his five-year term

  • Crypto-fool's gold?

    23-10-2017 22:43:00

    The long history of currency tells us that what the private sector innovates, the state eventually regulates and appropriates