Blogs&Reviews

  • Brexit: What’s next?

    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. 

  • Fredrik NG Andersson and Lars Jonung argue that the current push for fiscal activism is short-sighted. Instead, the Swedish case from the last 25 years shows that stable public finances combined with supply-side policies is the recipe for economic stability and growth.

  • How serious politics must counter populism

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

Other Recent Blogs&Reviews:

  • Thomas Sampson, 10 April 2018

    In this post I examine a recent policy paper from the UK government that looks at trade in a post-Brexit EU and lay out several issues in need of consideration.

  • Ashoka Mody, 01 April 2018

    Financial markets are better than economists in sensing non-linearities, the critical junctures where fundamental shifts occur. This article argues that politics, economics, and finance are threatening to shake things up; it’s no time to look away.

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