Tuesday, April 25, 2017
  1. Inconvenient Truths About the US Trade Deficit

    Martin Feldstein
  2. New Life for the SDR?

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    New Life for the SDR?

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     defends an incremental approach to realizing the potential of the IMF's incipient global currency.

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    The rise of anti-globalization political movements and the threat of trade protectionism have led some people to wonder whether a stronger multilateral core for the world economy would reduce the risk of damaging fragmentation. If so, enhancing the role of the IMF's incipient global currency may be the best option. READ MORE
  3. The Limits of Economic Optimism

    Kemal Derviş
  4. Will Economic Illiteracy Trigger a Trade War?

    Jeffrey D. Sachs
  5. Macri’s Disappointing First Year in Argentina

    Martin Guzman

    Macri’s Disappointing First Year in Argentina

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     shows why the country may be economically worse off now than when its current president took over.

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    When President Maurizio Macri came to power in December 2015, his administration needed to address Argentina's fiscal and external imbalances, without undoing the progress in social inclusion that had been made over the previous decade. His approach, based on four key pillars, has not achieved that. READ MORE
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