February 28, 2018China
Term limits for the leadership are not usually found in dictatorships. The Chinese Communist Party’s proposed abolition of China’s presidential term limit means that it has forgotten one of the main …
February 22, 2018Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico’s latest fiscal plan appears to use a best case scenario as its base case. It consequently doesn’t provide a realistic benchmark for evaluating Puerto Rico’s long-run capacity to pay.
March 15, 2018Brazil
Brazi, one of the world’s most closed economies, would benefit greatly from reform. Brazil can attain a higher GDP and become globally competitive through trade and opening up its economy. Given Trump and the U.S. protectionist pullback, opening to the world could, for once in Brazil, be politically popular in this election year.
March 14, 2018China
There are growing calls for a global coalition of U.S. allies to pressure China to change some of its most egregious commercial practices. That makes some sense, even if it is much easier said tha…