Blogs&Reviews

  • Eduardo Levy Yeyati argues that a countercyclical liquidity fund could complete the financial architecture not only by providing much needed lending of last resort during systemic crises, but also as a way to attract less unstable private capital to emerging economies.

  • Landmark court decision limits presidential trade restrictions

    Steve Charnovitz, Gary Hufbauer, 28 July 2020

    The U.S. Court of International Trade’s landmark decision voiding President Trump's tariffs on steel from Turkey opens the door to future challenges of US trade actions based on equal protection grounds

  • A Hamiltonian glimpse in Europe

    Thorsten Beck, 27 July 2020

    Thorsten Beck believes that while the compromise reached on the European recovery support will not be enough to overcome the COVID-19 challenges in the EU, it is an important first step.

  • Joshua Meltzer argues that the Trump administration has failed to provide a coherent vision for maintaining and expanding US competitiveness in the 21st century, including through its trade policy.

Other Recent Blogs&Reviews:

  • Diane Coyle, 03 July 2019

    Diane Coyle reviews Carl Frey's "The Technology Trap: Capital, Labor and Power in the Age of Automation", which has a rather pessimistic outlook on future prospects for work and incomes.

  • Zia Qureshi, 27 June 2019

    Zia Qureshi introduces a new report which argues that the slowdown in productivity growth and the rise in income inequality are linked by common causes and call for common solutions.

  • Thomas Maissen, Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden, 21 June 2019

    Thomas Maissen and Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden discuss why it is difficult to understand why the UK's referendum on EU membership must be understood as binding parliament today.

  • Charles Wyplosz, 17 June 2019

    The AEA presidential lecture by Olivier Blanchard has become an instant success. In this blog, Charles Wyplosz flags some caveats to bear in mind when interpreting his lecture.

  • Pascal Lamy, 14 June 2019

    In this blog based on a speech at the House of Commons in April 2019, Pascal Lamy argues that there has been a fundamental misunderstanding in the UK of the political and economic trade-off that Brexit implies. 

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