Posts tagged ‘United States’

  • A “made In U.S.A.” tag is pictured inside a canvas bag in San Diego, California Forum Article

    Could trade unite the USA and Latin America?

    Many foreign-policy analysts view the United States’ relationship with Latin America as one of “benign… more

  • Boeing 787 Dreamliner under construction is pictured at the Boeing facility in Everett Forum Video

    Why US competitiveness is on the rise

    For an economist whose job it is to measure countries’ success (or otherwise) in laying the foundations for long-term… more

  • A worker sweeps the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Forum Article

    How can the US create jobs that pay decent wages?

    Something unusual happened this year. For the first time in almost ten years, a book by an economist made it to… more

  • A woman walks out of an Internal Revenue Service office in New York Forum Article

    Why US corporate tax needs reform

    An increasing number of US companies are making plans to shift their headquarters to Europe. These so-called… more

  • Soldiers of the Eurocorps hold the European flag during a ceremony in front of the European Parliament in Strasbourg Forum Article

    Should Europe play a greater role in the world?

    The chaotic consequences of the gradual disintegration of Pax Americana are becoming increasingly clear. For seven… more

  • ALBERTA CATTLE ON A FARM IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA OUTSIDE OF CALGARY. Forum Article

    2 ways to fix factory farming

    Factory-style livestock production is a critical driver of agricultural industrialization. Its remorseless expansion is… more

  • Fishermen row a boat in the algae-filled Chaohu Lake in Hefei, Anhui province Forum Article

    Cause for new optimism on climate change?

    In the rarified atmosphere of Aspen, Colorado, last week I attended the 11th American Renewable Energy Day Summit… more

  • Traffic makes its way up the 110 freeway under an interchange of roads in Los Angeles Forum Article

    America neglects its infrastructure at its peril

    After another round of brinkmanship, a rancorous US Congress passed a last-minute bill to avert the bankruptcy of the… more

  • Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station in Rangareddy district Forum Article

    Look to Asia for the rebirth of democracy

    Some of us wake up every morning to find ourselves living in a society where economic opportunity is unfairly… more

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    How sanctions can cause financial crisis

    With the crisis in Ukraine intensifying, the United States and the European Union are locked in a battle of wills –… more

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    How Pittsburgh shed its rust belt image

    Nearly 30 years ago, Pittsburgh had an unemployment rate of over 17% and was losing thousands of jobs monthly; the… more

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    Why Africa needs more humanitarian action

    Africa is changing dramatically – and so are outsiders’ attitudes toward it, with the US finally seeming determined… more

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    US manufacturing: in strong condition

    Recently, a number of studies, descriptive employment statistics, and statements by US politicians have raised concerns… more

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    Banking regulation and the revolving door

    In the aftermath of the financial crisis, job transitions of personnel in US banking regulation between the regulatory… more

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    Does global finance need a new Bretton Woods?

    The Bretton Woods agreement – which is 70 years old this month – established three institutions to promote law and… more

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    Why Africa needs more regional integration

    The dream that the 21st century will be the African century is powerful and intoxicating. It is also becoming reality… more

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    Why China and the US need to trust each other

    The recently concluded Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) between the United States and China was a major… more

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    Why America is still on top

    The recent creation of a new international development bank by Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa – the… more