Category Archives: Economic policy

Free Trade, the Republicans, and Donald Trump

Read my latest OUP blog post about Donald Trump’s reversal of the Republican Party’s stance on free trade–and a parallel reversal in Britain 160 years ago.

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Sanders’ contradiction on trade and immigration

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post, which suggests that Bernie Sanders’ views on immigration and trade are not so different from those of Donald Trump.

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The perils of Brexit

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on the overwhelming case against Britain leaving the European Union.

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The Wrong Stuff

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on how a well-earned lack of trust in our policy makers undermines the economy.

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Location, location, location

Read my latest OUP blog post on HSBC’s decision to keep its headquarters in London, rather than move to Hong Kong.

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Trends of 2015…and 2016?

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on economic trends of 2015 and how they are likely to develop in 2016.

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Birdwatching at the Federal Reserve

Read my Oxford University Press blog post on the changing membership of the Federal Reserve’s policy-making body, the Federal Open Market Committee, and the consequences for US interest rates.

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Clean air….hot air

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on the GOP presidential candidates and environmental regulation.

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Abenomics

See my piece on Abenomics (click on expert view in right hand column) in the Sage Business Research’s Doing Business with Japan (subscription required after October 19).

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Wrong, again

Sometimes bad ideas don’t die–they just appear to be dead until some politician tries to revive them.  Read my latest OUP blog post on one such idea: the proposed Boxer-Paul Invest in Transportation Act.

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