The broken legs of global trade

30th May 2012

 

Obama and the Economy: Crunch Time

John Cassidy says next months upcoming news on the job figures, Europe, and the Federal Reserve could determine the shape of the President's re-election campaign. The New Yorker

 

Save Us From The Saviours

"Greece is not an exception. It is one of the main testing grounds for a socio-economic model of potentially unlimited application: A depoliticised technocracy in which bankers and other experts are allowed to demolish democracy." London Review of Books

 

The Broken Legs of Global Trade

Jagdish Bhagwati explains why the failure of the Doha Round of trade negotiations last November may halt multilateral trade liberalization for years to come. Project Syndicate

 

The Myth of American Decline: An Interview with Author Daniel Gross

The author of Better, Stronger, Faster: The Myth of American Decline and the Rise of a New Economy, gives us his insight into why America is still the top dog in the global economy, and why the nation is set to capitalize on its strengths as the world becomes wealthier and more interdependent. TIME

 

Dude, where's your model?

"Models are toys to show our students.  When we face serious real world dilemmas it's time to put away the toys and get real . . . er, I'm mean get nominal." The Money Illusion

 

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