Category Archives: fiscal stimulus

What Will the Trump Presidency Look Like?

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(Nov. 12, 2016) We unexpectedly find ourselves in uncharted territory, in so many ways. The United States has never before had a president without either political or military experience. And Donald Trump is especially unpredictable: he has so often said things that conflict with other things he has said. So it is hard to know what he will do. Continue reading

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Fiscal Education for the G-7

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(May 26, 2016) As the G-7 Leaders gather in Ise-Shima, Japan, on May 26-27, the still fragile global economy is on their minds.  They would like a road map to address stagnant growth. Their approach should be to talk less about currency wars and more about fiscal policy. Continue reading

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Games Countries Play

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(11/28/2015) Calls for International coordination of macroeconomic policy are back, after a 30-year hiatus. To some it looks anomalous that the Fed is about to raise interest rates at a time when most major central banks see a need to extend further monetary stimulus. Continue reading

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