Thursday, October 30, 2014
  1. American Wellbeing Since 1979

    J. Bradford DeLong
  2. Last Chance for Japan?

    Stephen S. Roach

    Last Chance for Japan?

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     wonders whether the Japanese economy is prepared to benefit from US and Chinese external demand.

    japanese woman sidewalk Erik/Flickr

    Notwithstanding all of the fanfare surrounding “Abenomics,” Japan’s economy remains moribund. But if Japan pays greater attention to likely shifts in the Chinese and US economies, it could be one the greatest beneficiaries of their coming rebalancing. READ MORE

  3. Optimizing the Eurozone

    Koichi Hamada

    Optimizing the Eurozone

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     argues that the eurozone is larger than Europe's optimal currency area.

    Newsart for Optimizing the Eurozone Javier Micora/Flickr

    The eurozone is facing a bleak economic outlook, with growth remaining stagnant and the threat of deflation looming large. Its prospects will not improve unless and until it becomes the “optimal currency area” that its creators believed it to be. READ MORE

  4. Europe’s Fiscal Wormhole

    Guntram B. Wolff
  5. A New Macroeconomic Strategy

    Jeffrey D. Sachs

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