Tag Archives: budget deficit

The Art of Italian Bookkeeping (Cont.)

Italy’s budget plan should be treated for what it is – a pie in the sky.

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Germany Finally Fit for the Euro

German fiscal bliss: Debt to GDP ratio can fall to 60% this year.

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How Trump Should Think About China

As China’s example shows, a country needs to invest in its future prosperity. Tariffs and tax cuts are no way to get there.

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Trump’s Economic Agenda: The State of Dis-Union

The “forgotten” Americans – to whom Trump solemnly promised that they would be forgotten no more – are likely to go empty-handed.

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Economic Headaches Await Next UK Government

Confronting the trinity of the (current account, budget and household) deficits.

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Germans Do Consume

Is it really true that German workers’ and consumers’ appetite for shopping and consuming is repressed?

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America Could Do Worse than Be Like Europe

What is worse — going over the fiscal cliff or emulating Europe’s economic policymakers?

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France’s Epoch-Making Choice

Will Francois Hollande choose to make France like Germany or to make France like Italy?

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U.S. Debt Should Be Downgraded to Below Japan’s

Why is Japan’s ability to pay down its debt much stronger than the United States’?

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Pick Your Tax Increase

How will Americans pay for all the deficits being created?

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