Saturday, December 10, 2016
  1. Don’t Cry Over Dead Trade Agreements

    Dani Rodrik
  2. Can Trump Save the Euro?

    Daniel Gros

    Can Trump Save the Euro?

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     suggests that higher US demand and a stronger dollar will lift struggling economies like Italy's.

    Renzi speaks after Referendum loss Franco Origlia/Stringer

    Italy has just delivered a stinging rebuke to its government, and opened the way for populist forces who have pledged a referendum on the country's eurozone membership. If the eurozone’s breakdown is to be avoided, it urgently needs an economic boost – one that US President-elect Donald Trump may just deliver. READ MORE

  3. Missing the Economic Big Picture

    J. Bradford DeLong

    Missing the Economic Big Picture

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     advocates managing market capitalism itself, rather than obsessing over globalization.

    trump hands Mandel Ngan/ Getty Images

    According to a Buddhist proverb, "“When the philosopher points at the moon, the fool looks at the finger.” By focusing on individual free-trade agreements or on closing national borders to immigrants, rather than on managing market capitalism itself, we are looking at the finger and missing the moon. READ MORE

  4. Doing Business Should Stop Promoting Tax Competition

    José Antonio Ocampo, ET AL

    Doing Business Should Stop Promoting Tax Competition

    &  urge the World Bank to drop the “paying taxes” indicator from its flagship report.

    World Bank Pers-Anders Pettersson/Getty Images

    The World Bank Group recently released Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All, the latest version of its flagship report, which encourages countries to reduce regulatory burdens on the private sector. But there is a serious flaw in the report’s formula: its treatment of corporate taxation. READ MORE

  5. Globalization’s Last Gasp

    Barry Eichengreen
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