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Mandating Higher Wages Won't Fix Japan's Economy

Global EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog11/17/2016

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is repeating Herbert Hoover's failed plan to fix an economy by keeping wages high.

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France Won't Be Following the UK Out of the EU

Global EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog11/16/2016

Some have suggested France might be the next European state to leave the EU. This is unlikely for several reasons.

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Trump's Election May Strain the Euro to the Breaking Point

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/15/2016

The euro is already in deep trouble, and the less enthusiastic globalism likely to be offered by Trump will be another blow to the European project.

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We Need More Stuff — Not More Jobs

Global EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/07/2016

As always in an election year, the public clamors for more jobs. But really, they are clamoring for more, newer, and better stuff.

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Chalk One Up for Populism

Global EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog10/31/2016

Iceland's populist left-anarchist/libertarian/hacker Pirate party just shook up the corrupt political establishment in Iceland.

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Week in Review: October 29, 2016

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism

Blog10/28/2016

As public faith in elections falls, and politicians foist an ever greater burden on us, a true populist opposition movement may be growing.

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When it Comes to Household Income, Sweden and Germany Rank with Kentucky

Global EconomyU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog10/28/2016

The OECD has updated it's income measures, and we find that many European welfare states still rank among the lowest-income US states.

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Is De-industrialization a "Natural Phenomenon" of Developed Economies?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/27/2016

The decline in industrial production is in many ways the product of government interventionism.

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Will China Trigger the Next Global Recession?

Global EconomyBusiness Cycles

Blog10/26/2016

China has many problems, but it also has a high savings rate, a limited welfare state, and a rising middle class.

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China Moves Forward with Its De-Dollarization Strategy

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog10/21/2016

The world monetary order is changing. Slowly but steadily, global trade and currency markets are becoming less dollar-centric.

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