September 11, 2005Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Mike Allen of Time (formerly Mike Allen of the Washington Post) seems to think so. Or at least he is starting hear whispers.It seems that the White House's post-Katrina political strategy consis…
June 28, 2005Financial Markets
The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.
November 18, 2004
That headline draws on a nice quote from Steve Barrow of Bear Stearns. It paraphrases the famous saying about the dollar -- I think from Nixon’s Treasury Secretary John Connally -- "it is our curren…
December 31, 2010
Above the Fold. President Obama had the right idea in heading off to Hawaii. I opted for Boston and was rewarded with 20-plus inches of snow. That would have been great if I liked to ski or shovel …
September 18, 2018Nigeria
Education in Nigeria is in dire straits, and many Nigerians are acutely aware and concerned. At present, Nigeria has the highest percentage in the world of children not enrolled in school, and it is much higher in the south of the country than in the north. Overall, the UN Human Development Index ranks Nigeria 152nd out of 188 countries.
September 17, 2018Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between September 8 to September 14.
September 13, 2018China
With 700 million pigs, China has about half of the world’s swine population, which makes up their primary source of protein. African Swine Flu is almost 100 percent fatal to pigs, is highly infectious, and there is no vaccination against it.