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Economics

Archive | Economics

  • European Council

    Draghi’s Desperation: Panic at the ECB

  • State Dept. Photo

    The Politics of China’s Anti-Monopoly Investigations

  • via Facebook

    India-Japan Cooperation: Promising New Heights

  • Kremlin Photo

    Is Putin Dividing Europe with his Ban on European Goods?

  • Reuters

    Banking Secrecy May Not Be Over: The Indian Predicament

  • Wikimedia

    The Rise of Europe’s Ultra-Right is the Left’s Fault

  • Turns out there wasn't a surplus after all

    Athens Confesses: The 2013 Primary Surplus was a Mirage

  • Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

    Greek Statistics are Back: Primary Deficit Presented as Surplus

  • A map of Europe, from the back of the 100 euro bill. Photo: Samuel Rönnqvist

    Greece’s Grand Decoupling, the Nuclear Option and an Alternative Strategy

  • Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Paris, France

    The West is Unlikely to Slap Meaningful Economic Sanctions on Russia

  • Pictured: Mario Monti, former Prime Minister of Italy, Mario Draghi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Source: European Council

    Why Europeans should think Big and think Bold

  • Prime Minister David Cameron with Chancellor Angela Merkel. Source: Number 10

    Why has the Eurozone Bond Market Stabilized?

  • April 3, 2013 photo shows bitcoin tokens at 35-year-old software engineer Mike Caldwell's shop in Sandy, Utah. Rick Bowmer/AP

    A Radical Proposal to Save Bitcoin – Bitcoin Mint

  • antanacoins/flickr

    Beanie Babies or Bitcoins?

  • Supporters of the extreme far-right Golden Dawn party. EPA/STR

    Nostalgia for the Past Won’t Cure Greece’s Ills

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  • Athens, Greece. stanjourdan/Flickr

    The Folly of Biblical Economics: What Americans can learn from Europe

  • Bitcoins for the Eurozone? Antana/Flickr

    Bitcoin is a Flawed Currency but a Potentially Useful Application for the Eurozone

  • Source: Images of Money

    Peter Bofinger’s Euro-Bundles are a Step Backwards but also a Solution

  • Photo: Henk Vermeulen

    Understanding Peter Bofinger’s Euro-Bundles

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  • Jason Mrachina

    Deep in the Trough: The Politics of EU Corruption

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel.  Photo: Sebastian Derungs

    Germany’s Choice: Authoritarianism or Hegemony

  • g33kgrrl/flickr

    The Coming Collapse of China

  • EVE Online screenshot.  Source: EVE Online

    War in the EVE Online Universe: A Political Economist’s Account

  • Pictured: Fernando de la Rúa, Carlos Saúl Menem, Néstor Kirchner and Cristina de Kirchner

    After Ten Years in Power: Achievements and Failures of the Kirchner Governments

  • Source: Man Made DIY

    The Economics of Christmas

  • Indian rupee.  Photo: Kimberly Jones

    Efforts to Keep the Rupee Weak

  • Scottish independence supporter.  Photo: Maria Navarro

    Does an Independent Scotland Need its Own Currency?

  • Venezuelan security forces standing guard outside of the electronics chain Daka after the government ordered the seizure of the privately owned company. Photo: Girish Gupta

    Maduro’s Economic War: The Death of Chavismo?

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  • President Barack Obama speaking from the White House

    A Tale of Two Debt Ceilings

  • Speaker of the House John Boehner.  Photos: Lingjing Bao

    U.S. Debt Ceiling Debate from a European Perspective

  • Chinese yuan bills.  faungg/Flickr

    Chinese Foreign Aid: How Much?

  • A Chinese worker walked with Guinean workers carrying bags of cement on the construction site of a 50,000-seat sports stadium in Conakry. Photo: Olivier Asselin

    Chinese Investment in Africa: How Much?

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel in front of her election campaign tour bus before a meeting in Berlin.  Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

    What Does Merkel’s Victory Mean for Europe?

  • Protesters outside the offices of Elliott Advisors, owners of vulture fund NML Capital, on eve of Argentine's appeal hearing in New York. Photo: James Robertson

    Argentina Takes on the Vultures

  • A Chinese national flag flutters in front of a GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) office building in Shanghai July 12, 2013.  Aly Song/Reuters

    Is Glaxo Bribery Emblematic of China?

  • Mark Carney, the current governor of the Bank of Canada and on July 1 is set to govern the Bank of England. Photo: Jolanda Flubacher

    Who is Mark Carney?

  • Prime Minister Antonis Samaras during a news conference in Athens. Petros Giannakouris/AP

    Greece’s Dilemma: Too Much Austerity and Too Many Demons

  • President Barack Obama, center,  with Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper, left, and Mexico's President Felipe Calderon in Guadalajara in 2009.  Pete Souza/White House

    Canada’s Gateway Economics

  • Anti-WTO protest in Hong Kong.  fuzheado/Flickr

    Malaise in the WTO