International economics

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Pockets of eurocrisis: Regional differences in Greece

Several European regions are still economically depressed. The absence of a proper economic recovery is probably most striking in Greece. Consider the long-term unemployment rate, which...

Consumers of last resort will be (also) in China

Two years ago, a Wall Street Journal article asked: Is the U.S. yet again destined to do the global economy’s heavy lifting? For a...

Blending autonomy, pride, and international cooperation

Gordon Brown spoke at NYU earlier today. The expectation was that Brexit would be a case study of anti-globalization, but it sounded like Brown was more...

AIIB update, mid-2016

Canada Applies to Join AIIB - WSJ AIIB, officially established in December last year, currently has 57 members and is starting out with $100 billion in...

Globalization is evolving, not receding

The loudest voices in the West come from “globalization pessimists”. Some deny that cross-border trade and international engagement and cooperation are beneficial. A separate group believes...

Eastern Europe monitor

FT: EU paves way for sanctions against Poland Poles refuse to back down in confrontation with Commission – POLITICO: "Kaczyński also cast doubt on the Commission’...

Economic outlook, mid-2016

G-7 meeting (recap) G-7 Leaders Differ on Risks to Global Growth - WSJ Mr. Obama noted the recovery taking place in the U.S. and some...

Happening in China - May 2016

The Economy Sovereign funds ignore climate risk — FT.com "The world’s largest government-backed investment funds have been accused of ignoring the risks climate change...

Economic performance of Central Europe

Poland performed the best overall, managing to grow every single year over the relevant period: Here is the regional variation in Poland - even the worst-performing...

Why did some countries recover faster than others?

A list of readings on post-crisis recovery: Olivier Blanchard: Slow growth is a fact of life in the post-crisis world Carmen M. Reinhart and Kenneth S....

Contributions of metropolitan areas to GDP

Good to see that the Slovak economy is not as Bratislava-centric as one might have thought. Much of the debate is Slovakia is about the urgent...

The EU and the G-20

The G20 and the EU: A Win-Win Game The EU in the G20 represents all EU Member States. As some EU Member States are also G20...

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