March 31, 2020International Economic Policy
The common denominator across many emerging economies is a shortage of dollars. But the causes differ, as do the solutions.
March 17, 2020International Economic Policy
There is a global scramble for dollars going on. It needs to be addressed through creative policies.
March 11, 2020Taiwan
There is no need for the Treasury to put out its foreign exchange report on time this April. There are other, more pressing priorities. And if it does, the Treasury should exercise its discretion to …
March 10, 2020Saudi Arabia
It’s happened several times before: geopolitical tensions between Saudi Arabia and Russia have led to a dramatic drop in oil prices in years past. But the breakdown in Saudi-Russian cooperation in oi…
February 11, 2020Puerto Rico
How much tax supported debt will Puerto Rico be left with if the Board's most recent proposal is accepted by the courts?
January 31, 2020China
With the phase one trade deal signed—and with China now promising (somewhat credibly in my view) to raise its imports of agriculture and energy above their pre-trade war levels and (less credibly) pr…
December 3, 2019Election 2020
Update: Michael Bloomberg announced on March 4, 2020, that he was ending his campaign. Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg seems to be taking the advice of John Maynard Keynes. The legendary e…