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Euro displaces dollar in bond markets
Article looks at how the Euro has displaced the Dollar as the prime currency in which bonds are traded. Author observes several factors that play a role in this, most notably the desire of oil-produci... Read More...


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Libya National Oil Company: A Short Analysis
Author discusses growth of Libya's National Oil Company (NOC) and further expansion in the market. By Rafael Broch. (IA-Forum, 01/05/2007) Read More...


Raw Power, Bear Facts
Raw Power, Bear Facts
"Backed by oil reserves, Russia is an object lesson of how global self-assertion can quickly turn very ugly. Skilled in the arts of brazen lying, Russia plays international politics like a tin drum." ... Read More...


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How can the U.S fix the ever-increasing Trade Deficit with China?
Author discusses U.S.-China trade deficit and argues for possible tarriff action. By Tonya Jones. (12/22/2006) Read More...


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Merkel's Geopolitical Menage Trois
Authors discuss the options that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has in her dealings with Russia on Gas and Energy. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson. (IA-Forum, 12/08/2006) Read More...


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Russia's WTO Accession
Testimony at the European Parliament on Russia's change in policy towards the WTO, chances for accession and policy suggestions for the EU. By Anders Aslund (Peterson Institute, 11/21/2006) Read More...


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Milton Friedman, Free Markets Theorist, Dies at 94
Obituary looks at the impact the late Milton Friedman had in forming modern-day economic policy throughout the world, as well as how his libertarian legacy lives on today. (NY Times, 11/16/06) Read More...


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International Affairs Forum Interview: Martin Wolf
IA-Forum speaks with Mr. Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator for the Financial Times. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 11/8/2006) Read More...


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Doha Round Failure: What Next?
In the wake of the failure of the Doha round, what does the future hold for world trade? What can, and should be done to get negotiations back on track? Read More...


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After the victory
Article looks at what sort of policies the new Democratic Congress will enact. Focus is on the appointment of senior and veteran democrats. (The Economist, 11/09/06) Read More...


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What France needs
Article compares France's current economic malaise to that of 1970s Britain, where an outdated system was entrenched due to special interests. Author points out that, just as Britain did in the 1980s,... Read More...


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If Italy thinks the unthinkable about the eurozone
"What if a government decided to leave the European Monetary Union and abandon the Euro? A realistic question, and yet nobody dares to ask." Article analyzes what would happen if Italy were to conside... Read More...


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The Economic Implications of a North Korean Nuclear Test
How a nuclear test by North Korea might alter the economies of China, Japan, North Korea and South Korea. By Marcus Noland (Institute for International Economics, 07/2006) Read More...


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Six EU countries face age-driven crisis
Article looks at a study on the ageing society in parts of Europe, looking at the detrimental effects of an older population and a low birthrate. Study concludes that restricting fiscal spending will ... Read More...


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The IMF's America Problem
If the IMF is truly committed to addressing global economic imbalances, then it should concentrate on the greatest threat to this goal: the U.S. trade deficit and not the value of China’s currency. B... Read More...


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Why Deficits matter?
In-Depth article that looks at what affect the U.S. budget deficit may have on the domestic economy and what implications this has on the world economy as a whole. By, Menzie Chinn and Benn Steil (Int... Read More...


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Oil: The heat is off
Article looks at a recent drop is oil prices and OPEC's subsequent response. Author also describes the effect lower oil-prices may have in mitigating a foreseen economic slowdown in the United States.... Read More...


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The Case for Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreements
Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreements are presented in a mock memorandum as a way to promote American influence and principles in Asia while counterbalancing China’s increasing role. By Sherm... Read More...


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Defeat Terror With Trade
The United States can burnish its credentials as "exemplar of freedom" in the world by explaining that economic freedom as exemplified by free trade is the first, possibly best "weapon" against terror... Read More...


Fifa has to call Zimbabwe’s bluff
Fifa has to call Zimbabwe’s bluff
Zimbabwe’s tourist authority wants “to ensure benefits from the hosting of the World Cup by South Africa”. Fifa already pledges assistance for upgrading sports stadiums to that end. Maybe they should ... Read More...


Non-Friction: Toward A Global Economy
Non-Friction: Toward A Global Economy
These expansion of the role of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) is well intentioned but will likely bring undesired results. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (fi... Read More...


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Building Better Institutions
Article of recent speech by IMF Head Rodrigo Rato, looks at the importance of well-functioning institutions as the key to development in the third world. By Rodrigo Rato. (The Cato Institute, Summer, ... Read More...


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Really Big Oil
Article looks at the real suppliers of oil, not large multinational corporations, but rather, nationally owned oil companies that control many of the actual reserves. Author observes how these state o... Read More...


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Cuba foils embargo, helped by benefactor, Venezuela
Article looks at how Cuba's economy, despite years of U.S. sanctions, is currently relatively healthy because of aid from Venezuela. Author observes what looks to many like a trade alliance of ideolog... Read More...


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Stuck in a Struggle
Author writes that the lack of economic and social progress is bound to undermine government authority in Afghanistan. By Haroun Mir. (6/22/2006) Read More...


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The future of globalisation
Author looks at the most recent collapse in world trade talks, known as the Doha round. Article also explains why the negotiations failed in what it calls the biggest threat to free-trade yet. (The Ec... Read More...


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What Does 'Energy Security' Really Mean?
Artilce looks at the emerging strategies in securing energy supply. A specific focus is given on the geopolitical context of safely acquiring and transporting raw energy products such as oil as well a... Read More...


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Challenges for a Post-Election Mexico
Author outlines the political and economic challenges facing president-elect Calderon. Also addresses implications for American economic and immigration policy. By Pamela K. Starr. (Council on Forei... Read More...


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Israel crisis keeps oil near peak
Article looks at how the current situation in the Middle East involving Israel, Lebanon, Hamas and Hizbullah could contribute to high oil prices and further effects on the world economy. (BBC, 07/14/0... Read More...


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Decision time for the Doha trade round
Article describes the furthering breakdown of international trade talks as WTO deadlines pass. A new proposition on agricultural tariffs and subsidies, called the 20/20/20 deal, is also mentioned and ... Read More...


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