Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Anders Åslund

Anders Åslund is a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, DC, and the author of How Capitalism Was Built.

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Newsart for Where Europe Works
Business & Finance 3

Where Europe Works

With Swedish cities roiled for weeks now by rioting by unemployed immigrants, many observers see a failure of the country’s economic model. Yet the Scandinavian model that has emerged over the last… read more

Newsart for Putin’s Bad-Neighbor Policy
World Affairs 2

Putin’s Bad-Neighbor Policy

With its adamant support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russia has resumed its aggressive anti-American policy of 2007-2008, which culminated in war with Georgia in August 2008. Ironically,… read more

Newsart for The Wobbly West
World Affairs 0

The Wobbly West

Western democracies have prided themselves on institutional checks and balances, but obviously these mechanisms did not work during the crisis or the preceding boom. So, when Chinese and Russians… read more

Newsart for The Return of the Siloviki
World Affairs 0

The Return of the Siloviki

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin recently announced that Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan have abandoned their separate talks to join the WTO. This amounts to a major reversal of Russian policy,… read more

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