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Lessons from the UK’s Olympic Success for the Country’s Economy

Intriguing parallels between Olympics, English football and the business landscape of the country.

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Russia’s Elites and the “Crowded Streetcar Effect”

To preserve their gains, will Russia’s oligarchs now demand a strong rule of law?

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How Mark Twain Became a Free Trader

The 1888 Great Debate over US trade policy inspired literary luminaries like Walt Whitman and Mark Twain to take sides.

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High Time for Europe to Shed its “Universal Banking Model”

The “Universal Banking Model” has become a threat to economic, financial and social stability.

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Trump and the Return of American Economic Nationalism

How the nineteenth-century battle between free trade and protectionism shaped the global economic order.

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US: Bankers No Longer Too Big to Jail?

U.S. politicians in surprising agreement to end impunity for bankers.

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UK Trade Policy After Brexit: Are Open Markets Enough?

Making the most of the new UK government international trade strategies.

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Paul Romer: Back to a U.S.-Dominated World Bank?

Choosing Romer as World Bank chief economist attempts to restore past U.S. dominance in development banking.

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Free Trade and Moral Hypocrisy

U.S. elites claiming moral superiority by demanding that other people do the sacrificing on trade issues is unprincipled hypocrisy.

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How to Deal with China’s Acquisitions

The West should act with more confidence in dealing with China’s foreign direct investments.

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