October 10, 2019China
The facts are not in dispute. On October 6, Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey tweeted: “Fight for Freedom: Stand with Hong Kong,” igniting a political firestorm in Beijing. Other Rockets he…
June 26, 2007Monetary Policy
I am testifying later today (gulp) before the House budget committee -- and the time that normally goes into writing blog posts has gone into preparing my written testimony. That means I haven't…
March 8, 2018Women and Women's Rights
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has published findings from the first global study on how women use ride-hailing services.
November 19, 2019United States
Stalled export growth is more a function of the strong dollar than of Trump's trade wars. U.S. non-petrol exports haven't grown over the last five years.
June 11, 2006Capital Flows
The New York Times reported (about a week ago) that oil smuggling now may account for about 10% of Iraq’s GDP.Iraqi and American officials said they could not offer a total figure for what smuggling …