April 4, 2018China
Perhaps President Trump will succeed in reducing the bilateral trade deficit with China simply by reducing bilateral trade.
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.
April 25, 2018South Korea
CFR assesses the prospects for the first inter-Korean summit in ten years. Kim Jong-un and South Korean president Moon Jae-in will discuss a peaceful end to North Korea’s nuclear program, setting the stage for Kim’s planned meeting with Donald J. Trump in June.
November 6, 2017Japan
Abe's consumption tax hike stalled what until then had been a demand led recovery, leading to a three year period with no growth in domestic demand.
December 20, 2017Economics
“I am confident that the apparent disconnect between growth and inflation is a temporary phenomenon,” said ECB executive board member Yves Mersche on December 6. The “deep downturn” in the Eurozo…