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By in Economy on January 5, 2017
ECONOMY • Analysis
A Bull Among Bears: U.S. Soars, Emerging Markets Struggle
September 14, 2018
After the financial crisis, investors sought higher returns in risky emerging markets. Today, the money is flowing back to the U.S. What went wrong for countries such as Argentina and Turkey, and could it get worse? Photo composite: Crystal Tai/iStock

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Trade, Inflation Targeting, and Central Bank Independence
September 10, 2018
Adam S. Posen talks with David Beckworth of the Mercatus Center about central bank independence, trade policy under the Trump administration, and the differences between the US Federal Reserve and the Bank of England. He spoke on Macro Musings, a podcast hosted by Beckworth that examines important...
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Speeding up economic catch-up in the BRIICS with better governance and more education
September 17, 2018
by Yvan Guillemette, Macroeconomic Analysis Division, Economics Department Economic research has established that a large part of income disparities between poor and rich countries can be attributed to differences in governance and in the quantity and quality of human capital. In the latest long-run reference scenario published by the OECD, GDP per capita growth is … More Speeding up economic catch-up in the BRIICS with better governance and more education
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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.