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Western Financial Support for Ukraine: The Greek Analogy (continued)

by Elliott Morss, Morss Global Finance Introduction In my last piece, I looked at the IMF/EU bailout efforts for Greece to see what can be expected as the West launches a bailout for Ukraine. And every day, what the West … Continue reading

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Roads to Deeper European Integration

by Henrik Braconier and Mauro Pisu, Voxeu.org Despite substantial integration, national borders still provide a large obstacle to trade in Europe. This column shows that much of these ‘iceberg costs’ can be attributed to underdeveloped infrastructure, namely roads. Improving international … Continue reading

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A Bigger Problem than Greece

For some time, I have been following the economic problems of Greece. These include:Its inability to compete in world markets using the € as its currency;The IMF, supporting Germany on ‘austerity” as the proper policy for Greece;The IMF realizing austerity is not the answer as unemployment skyrockets; Continue reading

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Clarifying the Debate about Deflation Concerns

by Mickey Levy, Voxeu.org A popular view among economic commentators is that rich countries face a serious risk of deflation, and should adopt aggressive macroeconomic stimulus policies to ward it off. This column argues that despite similar headline inflation rates, … Continue reading

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Hedgehogs and Foxes

Age of Wisdom, Age of Foolishness (14) Written by Adam Whitehead, KeySignals.com The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing. (Archilocus: Greek mercenary and poet) Going into Davos, Policy Maker Speak and market price action conspired … Continue reading

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