Tag Archives: international trade

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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UK: How a Development Economist Sees It

To a development economist, the future macroeconomic policy needs for Britain seem fairly obvious.

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How the United States and UK Risk Their Global Goodwill

Britain is not alone in paying a price for its strategic isolationism. International disillusionment with the US has also begun.

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TTIP: Yes or No? — A Brief Checklist

Plenty of reasons why Europeans should be very wary to conclude this trade deal with the US.

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TTIP: Why the Rush?

Reflections on the negotiating style of the United States.

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The Collapse of the Global Trading System

The notion that trade per se fosters peace and prosperity is fanciful.

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TTIP Rhetoric and Reality: Europe’s Regulations at Risk

The real agenda is not eliminating lingering trade barriers, but compelling downward harmonization.

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Trade as a Confidence-Building Measure in East Asia

The future of East Asia depends upon the ability of its nations to jump over the shadows of the past.

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Can Africa Maintain its Economic Growth?

Smart Industrialization for Africa’s Economic Transformation.

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The Ancient Silk Road: What and Where It Was

A network that once carried gems, spices and silk now carries electronics.

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