It is 2018 and ECON+ is delighted to start the year off with another fantastic conversation with Otaviano Canuto, Executive Director at the World Bank, to continue this series of interviews on the global economy. This time, we tackle the topic … Continue reading ECON+ Interview With Otaviano Canuto – Overlapping Globalizations
Otaviano Canuto, currently Executive Director at the World Bank, also enjoys playing the guitar and engaging with a wider audience on economic matters. Otaviano has been joining ECON+ for a series of podcast interviews and we’re lucky enough to … Continue reading What’s the future of global trade and international governance? London event with Otaviano Canuto
ECON+ has, once again, the pleasure of bringing you an exclusive interview with Otaviano Canuto, Executive Director at the World Bank. This time, the article “What Happened To World Trade?” written by Otaviano, provides the basis for this conversation. Otaviano … Continue reading ECON+ Interview With Otaviano Canuto – What Happened To World Trade?
By Pedro Sousa The fact that we will see Donald Trump as President of the United States of America in January of 2017 is another massive signal of the anti-establishment period the Western world is going through. Trump ran and … Continue reading Trump’s Economic Plan: A Misguided Macroeconomic Gamble
By Pedro Sousa “President of the United States of America, Donald Trump” is a sentence that would have drawn plenty of laughs a year ago. Surprise, surprise, a year later, Trump is the President of the United States of America. … Continue reading Trump and Trade – What’s the deal?
By Pedro Sousa * The third in a series of three articles The G20’s action for inclusive growth is being hampered by a lack of leadership The G20 has emerged as the main forum for international economic cooperation. It would seem obvious that … Continue reading Time For The G20 To Step Up – PART 3 of 3: G20 Challenges and Possible Improvements
By Pedro Sousa * The second in a series of three articles Where is the leadership? The global economy and, in fact, the world is not in good shape. The transition from a unipolar world order to multipolar disorder has created a vacuum … Continue reading Time For The G20 To Step Up – PART 2 of 3: Lack of Leadership
By Pedro Sousa * The first in a series of three articles Major consequences of the global financial crisis remain evident eight years after the G20’s first meeting following the collapse of Lehman Brothers. World leaders acting collectively on international macroeconomic issues is … Continue reading Time For The G20 To Step Up – PART 1 of 3: Sluggish Growth, Inequality, and Financial Sector
By Sudhanshu Roy Sudhanshu Roy is an international lawyer based in New York. His interests include history, politics and musing about writing a perfect movie which incorporates his two main interests. On 26 January 2015, even as President Obama became … Continue reading “Minus the Shooting”: World Trade Organisation and the Path to Legalisation
By Takumi Kunitake Trade: solution or problem? In December 2015, World Trade Organization (WTO) attracted attentions again. Though WTO had been seen getting less influential due to emergence of many regional trade treaties, it declared a “historic” agreement … Continue reading Food or agriculture