Sunday, March 1, 2015
  1. Competing on Corporate Tax

    Laura Tyson
  2. Europe’s Chimerical Capital-Markets Union

    Howard Davies

    Europe’s Chimerical Capital-Markets Union


     pours cold water on the potential impact of the European Commission's newest adventure.

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    At a time when Europe’s currency union is at risk, and its banking union remains at an early stage of development, the endlessly creative European Commission is embarking on another adventure: a so-called “capital markets union.” Given the current political climate, the new initiative is unlikely to have a transformational impact. READ MORE

  3. Obama Steps Up

    Simon Johnson

    Obama Steps Up


     praises a recent proposal to protect investors from their financial advisers.

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    For the past six years, Barack Obama's administration has, more often than not, sided with the interests of big banks on financial-sector policy. But this week, announcing a new proposal to prevent conflicts of interest in financial advising, Obama seemed to turn an important corner. READ MORE

  4. The Price Paradox

    Robert Skidelsky
  5. Steady on the Renminbi

    Stephen S. Roach

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