Where Is Abenomics Now? Not Much Time Left – Use The Final Card Wisely

By Takuma Nakamura Views on Abenomics become conflicting It has been three and half years since Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, introduced his economic policy package called “Abenomics” in December 2012. Though it was widely praised by many economists and … Continue reading Where Is Abenomics Now? Not Much Time Left – Use The Final Card Wisely

Kuczynski’s Challenge To Build Dialogue As Peru’s New President

By Carlos Valdivia Peru has elected a new leader. Liberal Pedro Pablo Kuczynski – better known as “PPK” – won the runoff election against populist Keiko Sofia Fujimori. The results were announced on the 9th of June, four days after the … Continue reading Kuczynski’s Challenge To Build Dialogue As Peru’s New President

ECON+ Podcast: Brexit

Our second episode in which we examine what brought the UK to the point of having a referendum on its relationship with the European Union and what might happen to the UK, EU and the global economy in the event of a ‘Leave’ vote. NB: This podcast was recorded on Wednesday 8 June, a day after British Prime Minister David Cameron and UKIP leader Nigel Farage appeared before a live studio audience on ITV1 to answer questions on the referendum. Hence Luisa referred to the debate ‘yesterday’.   Continue reading ECON+ Podcast: Brexit

Draghi Vs Germany: The ECB’s Head Needs To Win The Battle For Growth And The EU’s Survival

By Pedro Sousa Make no mistake: what is happening between the European Central Bank’s Mario Draghi and the German government is extremely significant for economic growth and wellbeing across the whole of Europe. Mario Draghi, the president of the ECB … Continue reading Draghi Vs Germany: The ECB’s Head Needs To Win The Battle For Growth And The EU’s Survival

Global Macroeconomic And Financial Coordination System Needs To Act Collectively – Part 5: The standards of global economic governance should not be lowered or undermined

By Pedro Sousa * The fifth in a series of five articles The standards of global economic governance should not be lowered or undermined The economic order that was established after two World Wars has since faced numerous challenges of varying complexity. … Continue reading Global Macroeconomic And Financial Coordination System Needs To Act Collectively – Part 5: The standards of global economic governance should not be lowered or undermined

Global Macroeconomic And Financial Coordination System Needs To Act Collectively – Part 4: The IMF, China, and the current financial architecture

By Pedro Sousa * The fourth in a series of five articles The IMF, China, and the current financial architecture  The global financial crisis shook up the international financial architecture, catching many institutions off guard. G20 leaders agreed on coordinated expansionary policies … Continue reading Global Macroeconomic And Financial Coordination System Needs To Act Collectively – Part 4: The IMF, China, and the current financial architecture

Global Macroeconomic And Financial Coordination System Needs To Act Collectively – Part 3: Anemic global economy, inequality, and the call for collective action

By Pedro Sousa * The third in a series of five articles Anemic global economy, inequality, and the call for collective action  The most significant issues that international macroeconomic policy coordination must solve are the global economic slowdown and rising inequality. … Continue reading Global Macroeconomic And Financial Coordination System Needs To Act Collectively – Part 3: Anemic global economy, inequality, and the call for collective action

Global Macroeconomic And Financial Coordination System Needs To Act Collectively – Part 2: Multilateralism and the recent rise of regionalism

By Pedro Sousa * The second in a series of five articles Multilateralism and the recent rise of regionalism The growing regional focus is what we have heard about in the news in recent years. In 2015, we saw a major move … Continue reading Global Macroeconomic And Financial Coordination System Needs To Act Collectively – Part 2: Multilateralism and the recent rise of regionalism

Global Macroeconomic And Financial Coordination System Needs To Act Collectively – Part 1

By Pedro Sousa * The first in a series of five articles The effort to revive international macroeconomic coordination began in response to the 2008 global financial crisis. The G20 then became the preeminent global economic grouping. It would be somewhat expected … Continue reading Global Macroeconomic And Financial Coordination System Needs To Act Collectively – Part 1