Rabah Arezki is Chief of the Commodities Unit in the IMF Research Department.
Oil prices have plummeted by two-thirds from their peak in June 2014, and there is now intense debate over why. Some factors behind the drop are temporary, but others are structural, making today's pr… read more
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