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Blue Flames Flare in Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Eruptions
May 24, 2018
The Kilauea volcano eruptions on Hawaii's Big Island are now causing blue flames, a natural phenomenon. There are also concerns as lava approaches a major power plant. Photo: USGS/AP

Economic Analysis

Macron’s Outsized Role in European Governance in 2019
May 25, 2018
The coming shakeup in the leadership of top positions in the European Union has given President Emmanuel Macron of France an unusually strong hand in determining its future. The question of how he will play that hand looms over the next European elections in May 2019, where—as in 2017 when he...
Economic Research
The dark side of the digital economy: Bad things come in small packages
May 18, 2018
Michael Morantz, OECD Public Governance Directorate In a small town just outside Montreal, Jake [not his real name] struggles with drug addiction. His dependence on numerous substances has brought him in and out of hospital and rehabilitation programmes many times. What is striking about Jake’s addiction is how he acquires the drugs: not from a […]
Economic Views
Italy's New Government Could Be the Force That Finally Breaks Europe
May 25, 2018
Europe has weathered so many shocks — the near-breakup of the euro zone, the 
Economic Review
Budget negotiations will test EU cohesion
March 1, 2018
Filling the hole left by the UK will add to existing budget tensions, making agreement on reform even more difficult.