Posts tagged ‘United States’

  • Morning commuters are seen outside the New York Stock Exchange Forum Article

    Why are US workers being left behind?

    One of the United States’ defining – and disheartening – economic trends over the last 40 years has… more

  • IRAQI MAN CHECKS VALVE IN OIL REFINERY OUTSIDE BAGHDAD. Forum Article

    What can the Middle East learn from the US shale boom?

    The clear relationship between secure and competitively priced energy and economic prosperity is well… more

  • Tens of thousands of protesters take part in an anti-austerity demonstration in Madrid Forum Article

    Three reasons economies need reform, not stimulus

    The 2008-2009 global financial crisis led to a number of large–scale government interventions… more

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    How to move ahead quickly on carbon pricing

    The time has come to end hand wringing on climate strategy, particularly controlling carbon dioxide emissions… more

  • 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… more

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    US manufacturing: in strong condition

    Recently, a number of studies, descriptive employment statistics, and statements… 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… more