Daniel Lacalle has a PhD in Economics and is author of Escape from the Central Bank Trap, Life In The Financial Markets and The Energy World Is Flat.
Global EconomyTaxes and Spending
European bureaucrats thinks tax rates should be similar across the zone. But they naturally want all tax rates to "harmonize" at high rates, like those in France.
The UK's economy is stronger than the EU and never collapsed as a result of the Brexit vote — as was predicted — but the UK is oddly acting like it needs the EU.
The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks
The challenge from now on for OPEC and for oil producers is not to seek artificial price inflation, but to improve efficiency.
The EntrepreneurLabor and Wages
Countries with the highest levels of robotization have the lowest unemployment rates.