Simon Evenett 06 December 2017

Two hundred years ago, with a simple yet profound example about England trading cloth for Portuguese wine, David Ricardo introduced the Principle of Comparative Advantage. In this eBook, leading trade policy analysts examine whether Ricardo’s insights remain valid in a world where services as well as good cross borders as does data and technology, where there is a rising China whose growth is heavily dependent on exports, and in the face of a backlash against globalisation.

Thorsten Beck, Hans‐Helmut Kotz 22 November 2017

This book includes a number of contributions by leading German and international researchers, and (former) policymakers on ordo-liberalism, an economic policy approach developed at Freiburg University after WWII. It is compared to the more flexible and pragmatic Anglo-American approach. 

David Miles, Ugo Panizza, Ricardo Reis, Ángel Ubide 25 October 2017

Over the last decade, the developed world has been hit by the deepest recession since the Great Depression and a rollercoaster in commodity prices. And yet, core inflation has been both low and fairly stable. The 19th Geneva Report on the World Economy asks whether it was good policy or good luck that prevented severe deflation and kept inflation relatively steady.

Christian Dustmann, Barry Eichengreen, Sebastian Otten, André Sapir, Guido Tabellini, Gylfi Zoega 23 August 2017

This first report in the Monitoring International Integration series identifies economic and social characteristics associated with Europe’s growing trust deficit in some EU countries, as well as factors associated with support for non-mainstream political parties and movements labelled as 'anti-EU'.

Chad Bown 05 June 2017

This collection of 18 essays by leading economists highlights many of the most pressing domestic and international economic policy issues on the Trump docket.  Many chapters are sharply critical of the Trump administration’s new approach.

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