David Hale

David Hale is a Chicago-based macroeconomist and chairman of David Hale Global Economics, Inc.

Will Iran Become a Successful Emerging Market?

If the nuclear deal with Iran succeeds, the world will see a great shift in geopolitics and economic growth.

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Is the U.S. Dollar from Texas — or New York?

Why does it matter for the dollar where the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury comes from?

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Newfoundland and the Global Debt Crisis

What was the experience of Newfoundland in 1933 when it suffered a debt crisis?

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Iraq: Long-Term Costs and Benefits

How do economists think about winning the war against Saddam Hussein's Iraq?

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Is the U.S. Economy Ready for War?

What will be the economic consequences of a war with Iraq for the U.S. economy?

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U.S. Monetary Policy: Between Iraq and a Hard Place?

Is the U.S. Fed always free from political pressure — or might Iraq present an exception?

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Democracy and Economic Integration

Can trade and democracy bring Muslim nations fully into the global economy?

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India: Enron to the Rescue?

Did Enron’s activities in India avert a nuclear war?

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Insuring Against Terror

Should governments support insurance companies in underwriting terrorism policies?

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Paying for the New National Security State

Do you think U.S. citizens are willing to bear the cost of homeland security through their tax dollars?

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