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Beyond the Pale

Age of Wisdom, Age of Foolishness (18) Written by Adam Whitehead, KeySignals.com The Elephant in the European Living Room Last week the United Nations was the stage for numerous politically correct speeches, from urbane Western diplomats, ostracizing President Putin in an attempt to place him “beyond the Pale” of 21st Century civilised politics. President Putin’s …

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 roadways to the level of national ones could substantially raise gains to trade.

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, the US, Europe, and Japan in fact face very different macroeconomic conditions. In the US, …