Blogs&Reviews

  • 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.

  • Is the EU ready to truly apply the subsidiarity principle?

    Roel Beetsma, George Kopits, 15 June 2020

    Roel Beetsma and George Kopits argue there is a strong legal and economic case for a timely application of the subsidiarity principle in establishing a permanent EU-wide countercyclical facility.

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  • Clemens Fuest, 04 June 2019

    Clemens Fuest argues that moderate politicians should compete with populists by offering realistic perspectives, with Emmanuel Macron serving as a role model in this regard.

  • Branko Milanovic, 28 May 2019

    Branko Milanovic reviews Ho-fung Hung's "The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World".

  • Diane Coyle, 21 May 2019

    Diane Coyle finds "Shadows of Doubt: Stereotypes, Crime & the Pursuit of Justice" by Brendan O’Flaherty and Rajiv Sethi a fantastic but sobering book.

  • Simon Wren-Lewis, 10 May 2019

    Economics is often accused of not being a science. Simon Wren-Lewis argeus that a good test case to see if that is true is the minimum wage.

  • Michael Hüther, Jens Südekum, 06 May 2019

    As the German debt brakes celebrates its 10th anniversary, Michael Hüther and Jens Südekum argue that it has become a burden for the German economy, which badly needs investment in education and infrastructure.

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