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Globalization’s prospects, 2017

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on globalization’s prospects in the coming year.

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Can we finally stop worrying about Europe?

Read my Oxford University Press blog post on the current state of the European economy.

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Send in the technocrats!

Winston Churchill said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried. The financial crisis has tested Churchill’s assertion. In Greece, the austerity measures imposed on the country by the EU and … Continue reading

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Prize (for a) failure

British clothing retailer Simon Wolfson (known to his friends in the House of Lords as Baron Wolfson of Aspley Guise) announced several days ago the establishment of the Wolfson Economics Prize (read the press release here).   The prize, worth … Continue reading

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