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03 feb 2016 20:30

photo: thierry ehrmann President Xi Jinping’s three-nation tour in the Middle East heralds a shift from US regime change to Chinese economic development. President Xi’s tour took place amid a perilous moment in the region. Saudi Arabia is struggling with the plunge of oil prices, rapidly rising debt and a war against Yemen. In Egypt, opposition […]

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02 feb 2016 21:11

Photo by:Andy Roberts Instead of boosting growth, the Bank of Japan’s negative interest rates will contribute to domestic fiscal deterioration, regional risks, even global threats. About a week ago, the Bank of Japan’s (BOJ) governor Haruhiko Kuroda said to the parliament: “We are not considering a cut in interest on bank reserves.” True, the European […]

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02 feb 2016 14:00

photo’s by: Andrés Nieto Porras and goisraelgermany  For past few years, macroprudential policy has been the new policy buzzword, and the “go-to” tool for many policymakers around the world. This note describes the experience of Israel and the Netherlands in using of macroprudential policies to deal with house prices, and sheds some light on what works. Israel and […]

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01 feb 2016 18:25

photo: LBJ Foundation Figure 1. Share of US Income to the Top 20%, 1967 to 2005 Source: US Census.gov, Historical Income Tables H-2. Figure 1 illustrates a rise in the share of US income going to the top 20% of income earnings from around 42.5 % in 1968 to over 50% in 2005.  If income were […]

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01 feb 2016 18:00

photo: Paul Falardeau The recent research related to the trilemma (see here) confirms that policymakers who are willing to sacrifice control of the exchange rate or capital flows can implement monetary policy. For most central banks, this means using a short-term interest rate, such as the Federal Funds rate in the case of the Federal Reserve […]

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28 gen 2016 23:40

Doing well by doing good is now expected for businesses, and moral leadership is at a premium for CEOs. For today’s companies to maintain their license to operate, they need to take into account a range of elements in their decision making: managing their supply chains, applying new ways of measuring their business performance that […]

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28 gen 2016 23:33

photo: Cory M. Grenier After intensive industrialization, growth deceleration is natural. No nation has enjoyed sustained double-digit growth after industrialization. The real test of resilience is the continued increase of Chinese living standards. In 2015, China’s economy grew by 6.9 percent. Internationally, the performance was portrayed as the “slowest in 25 years.” Some argued that the […]

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27 gen 2016 18:36

We’re seeing a shift in how goods and services are consumed. Driven by the global move towards sustainability, fewer businesses and consumers feel the need to individually purchase, own, and maintain various material assets. From Netjets to AirBnB and Zipcar to Buzzcar, US and European consumers have been flocking toward the “Sharing Economy.” With the […]

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27 gen 2016 18:25

photo: L.C. Nøttaasen The biggest result from the collapse in oil prices could be a future price spike. Oil prices at $30 per barrel have put most producers under water. That has led to austere budgets and severe cuts to spending. Wood Mackenzie recently estimated that $380 billion in major oil projects have been delayed or […]

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26 gen 2016 21:25

Photo by Bobby Hidy On 1 January 2016 the EU’s banking union – an EU-level banking supervision and resolution system – has officially come into force. The move to the banking union has been the most significant regulatory outcome of the crisis – ‘a change of regime, rather than an act of institutional tinkering’, as […]

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