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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...

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...

Phishing for Phools: Akerlof lecture

Event Transcript: Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception. One of the noteworthy passages: So back in 1985, father and son, Rich and Greg...

Houses with price tags of islands: Real Estate in China

On Friday, May 1st (2015), the following words appeared in a corner of the front page of the Financial Times: "Something is wrong when a...

State of the global economy

Kenneth Rogoff: The Fear Factor in Global Markets A big enough hit to China’s growth or to Europe’s financial system could certainly tip the...

How the wealth of billionaires has quadrupled

This chart from Caroline Freund's presentation (based on her new book) shows: In both advanced and emerging markets, billionaires have recovered from the Great Recession. Taking...

Are central banks the only game in town?

This passage from Larry Summers' Q&A session at the Peterson Institute is worth quoting in full: There are people who believe that these [QE...

Chinese economy in 2015

In my Peterson Institute post (China’s Growth: Still Envy of the World Despite Slowdown), I said: To say that China hasn't grown this slowly for...

Chinese economy, early 2016

The correlation between Shanghai Composite Index and S&P500 is not always positive With headlines such as "Falling Chinese stocks trigger sell-off in the...

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