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.
January 25, 2018Diplomacy and International Institutions
Those attending Davos would be wise to realize that some of Trump’s populist message may be right. Likewise, the president must recognize that “making America great again” requires the U.S. to shape …
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…
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.
November 1, 2017North Korea
Patricia Kim is the Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Despite President Trump’s threats to destroy North Korea if necessary, and recent steps by Beijing to reduc…