Tag Archives: eurozone

Trump and Germany: On Trade Imbalances and Exchange Rates

Germany should point out to Trump that it is his own irresponsible macroeconomic policies that make the dollar strong and the euro weak.

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Why Angela Merkel Should Be Grateful to Donald Trump

With Merkel lacking both an agenda and a vision, the US push to deal with Germany’s eternal export surplus is a welcome impetus for long overdue domestic reforms.

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Donald Trump’s New New Deal

Will Donald Trump’s economic policies finally lead the United States and Europe out of their economic malaise?

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Theresa May Seems To Opt for Hard Brexit

The UK’s Prime Minister’s emerging strategy for a hard Brexit will mean significantly reduced access to the EU market.

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German Stubbornness: Why Not Finally Relent on the Trade Surplus?

Why are Germans so enamored with their trade surpluses? When will they see it is against their own, well-understood self-interest?

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The UK’s Long Goodbye?

Three possible scenarios for the Brexit endgame.

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Brexit’s Contagion Risks

Will the British vote to leave the EU embolden anti-European populists elsewhere in Europe?

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Post-Brexit: EU Still a Superpower

Yes, the EU is juggling a number of daunting situations. But that’s what superpowers do.

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Cameron’s Major Brexit Folly: Britain Needed “Fixing” More Than Europe

When it comes to urgently needed reforms, the British Prime Minister should have focused on Britain first.

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After Brexit: Now It’s Italy’s Turn

Germany will have to change its policies if it wants to avoid exit of other countries from the union.

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