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  • Fairer way to help developing economies

    15-01-2021 23:47:00

    The proposed Green New Deal in the United States and the European Commission's European Green Deal have laudable environmental goals but are too inward-looking

  • The case for deeply negative interest rates

    11-05-2020 23:37:00

    Such a policy, backed up by measures to prevent cash hoarding by financial firms, can solve many of today's problems

  • That 1970s feeling

    11-03-2020 00:23:00

    Next global recession could be around the corner and it may look a lot different from those that began in 2001 and 2008

  • The inequality debate we need

    14-01-2020 00:04:00

    Rich countries need to start thinking about how to deal with global energy inequality before it's too late

  • Benefits of a progressive consumption tax

    10-09-2019 23:56:00

    In an environment where wealth inequality is rising inexorably, the case for a new tax system has become increasingly compelling

  • What about Rochester?

    06-08-2019 00:25:00

    The rise of megacities as centres of strong job creation is one of the defining characteristics of the twenty-first-century global economy

  • The case for a World Carbon Bank

    12-07-2019 00:51:00

    It is high time to create a new, focused agency, a World Carbon Bank, that provides a vehicle for advanced economies to coordinate aid and technical transfer

  • Leave the renminbi out of US-China trade talks

    07-05-2019 00:41:00

    The accusation that China is manipulating the exchange rate is completely out of touch with recent history

  • Elizabeth Warren's big ideas on Big Tech

    04-04-2019 23:52:00

    Warren is courageous because Big Tech is big money for most leading Democratic candidates, particularly progressives, for whom California is a veritable campaign-financing ATM

  • Risks to the global economy in 2019

    30-01-2019 23:34:00

    The biggest economic risks will emerge in those areas where investors think recent patterns are unlikely to change

  • Central bankers' fiscal constraints

    07-01-2019 01:26:00

    The ones serious about preparing for recessions should be looking hard at proposals for how to pay interest on money, both positive and negative, which is by far the most elegant solution

  • 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