Posts tagged ‘United States’

  • U.S. dollar bills are pictured during a photo opportunity at an office of Interbank Inc. money exchange in Tokyo Forum Article

    Why the US deficit is not as bad as you think

    When the United States’ current account fell into deficit in 1982, the US Council of Economic… more

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    How to prepare for the next Ebola

    Until Thomas Eric Duncan brought Ebola into the United States, the disease was largely dismissed as an… more

  • New $1 coins are stacked together during an event launching its circulation in New York Forum Article

    Four ways to make banks safer

    The global financial crisis reminded us that banks often take risks that are… more

  • Reynolds High School students observe a moment of silence during graduation ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland Forum Article

    Four ways businesses can reduce school dropout

    It’s October and already America’s public high school administrators have a good idea which students… more

  • U.S. one dollar bills are displayed in this posed photograph in Toronto Forum Article

    Are financial markets less liquid than they seem?

    Low interest rates and other central bank policies in the United States have sent investors… more

  • High-rise residential towers under construction are pictured behind an old residential building in central Mumbai Forum Article

    Why inequality matters – and how to tackle it

    A 700-page treatise on economics translated from French is not exactly a light summer read—even for someone… more

  • Andrea Smith holds her daughter Norah at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois Forum Article

    Has the US economic system failed?

    Two new studies show, once again, the magnitude of the inequality problem plaguing the United States… more

  • The United States flag hangs outside the New York Stock Exchange Forum Article

    Is the US taking too many financial risks again?

    Six years after the start of the global financial crisis, low interest rates and other… more

  • A Scottish Saltire flag and British Union flag fly together with the London Eye behind in London Forum Article

    Why devolution shouldn’t include fiscal powers

    The Scots have spoken. A solid majority voted against independence in their historic referendum last… more

  • Newly introduced 10 Euro banknote are pictured under ultraviolet light during news conference at the headquarters of Bundesbank in Frankfurt Forum Article

    Why QE could backfire in Europe

    With inflation in the eurozone stubbornly remaining on a downward trajectory, pressure on the European… more

  • A lone worker passes by the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington Forum Article

    How concerning is US political gridlock?

    With the approach of the US Congressional elections, questions about the health of America’s political… more

  • People pass the Bank of England in the City of London Forum Article

    Why we need more data on shadow banking

    Shadow banking has grown by leaps and bounds around the world in the last decade. It is now… more

  • 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