Monday, May 22, 2017
  1. How to Be an Open Economy

    Michael Spence

    How to Be an Open Economy

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     counsels policymakers on how to manage the structural changes caused by trade and technology.

    NY Stock exchange Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images
    Because changing technologies and trade patterns can be both beneficial and disruptive, countries must strike a balance between the abstract principle of openness and concrete measures to limit their negative impact. To this end, policymakers should be mindful of not just how but when they implement structural reforms. READ MORE
  2. Can J-nomics Save South Korea’s Economy?

    Lee Jong-Wha
  3. Restoring Competition in the Digital Economy

    Dalia Marin

    Restoring Competition in the Digital Economy

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     worries that unchecked market concentration will continue to benefit capital at labor's expense.

    Newsart for Restoring Competition in the Digital Economy Michele Tantussi/Getty Images
    The digital economy is carving out new divides between capital and labor, by creating “winner-takes-most” outcomes in which one firm, or a small number of firms, can capture a very large market share. To address this problem, the G20 should consider creating a World Competition Network. READ MORE
  4. Taking Eurozone Growth Seriously

    Jim O'Neill

    Taking Eurozone Growth Seriously

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     urges financial analysts to consider some optimistic scenarios for eurozone economic performance.

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    At least until recently, embracing the idea that eurozone economic growth may be about to take off might earn one a referral to a mental-health specialist. But analysts should consider the possibility, because, on the off-chance that growth accelerates, as it did in the first quarter, there would be some serious money to be made. READ MORE
  5. Germany Will Lose if Macron Fails

    Hans-Helmut Kotz

    Germany Will Lose if Macron Fails

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     underscores the long-term benefits of cooperation with France's new president.

    Macron Merkel Tobias Schwartz/Getty Images
    When Emmanuel Macron won the French presidential election, many Germans breathed a loud sigh of relief. But if the nationalist threat to Europe is truly to be contained, Germany will have to work with Macron to address the economic challenges that have driven so many voters to reject the European Union. READ MORE
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