• Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  JULY 29, 2014 11:51 AM

    Fighting the Fed

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    CAMBRIDGE – The US Federal Reserve is battling with members of Congress over a proposed law, the Federal Reserve Accountability and Transparency Act, that would require the Fed to use a formal rule to guide monetary policy. The Fed fears …

     
  • Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  JULY 29, 2014 11:47 AM

    Europe’s options

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    STANFORD – Many Europeans have come to believe that they have weathered the economic and financial storm. In the last two years, deficits and debt have stabilized. Yields on the sovereign debt of the eurozone periphery’s weak economies have fallen …

     
  • Opinion  |  JULY 28, 2014 12:00 AM

    We must not forget the villages

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    Villages all over the world, including in Malaysia undergo similar development cycles. Urbanisation and access to better education has led to many young people leaving the villages for life in towns. EPU’s latest data shows that more than 70% of …

     
  • Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  JULY 25, 2014 6:46 PM

    India’s Chinese dream

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    SEOUL – In recent years, China and India have both emerged as global economic superpowers, with China leading the way. But, with Chinese growth slowing and the need for structural change becoming increasingly acute, will the economic-reform efforts of India’s …

     
  • Opinion  |  JULY 24, 2014 10:24 PM

    The trade delusion

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    LONDON – Since 2008, global trade has grown slightly more slowly than global GDP. The Doha Round of World Trade Organization negotiations ended in failure. Transatlantic and transpacific trade negotiations are progressing slowly, held back by the resistance of special …

     
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