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Addressing Commodity Price Volatility in Algeria & Morocco

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(June 11, 2016) I recently visited Algeria and Morocco. Like so many other developing countries, they are dealing with the sharp decline in global commodity prices that has taken place over the last few years.  In meetings in Algiers and Casablanca, I offered four concrete ideas for policies to help commodity-exporting countries deal with global price volatility. Continue reading

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Gas Taxes and Oil Subsidies: Time for Reform

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(8/10/2015) World oil prices have been highly volatile during the last decade.  Over the past year they have fallen more than 50%.

Should we root for prices to go up, down, or stay the same?  Continue reading

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Currency and Commodity Markets in 2015

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(1/1/2015) This is the third and final installment of an interview on the outlook for the New Year.

Part 3. Forecasts for International Currency and Commodity Markets Continue reading

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