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  • The Global Economy on the Fly

    In the last four weeks, I have traveled to Sofia, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, London, Milan, Frankfurt, Berlin, Paris, Beijing, Tokyo, Istanbul, and throughout the United States. As a result, the myriad challenges facing the global economy were never far away.   In Europe, the tail risk of a eurozone break-up and a loss of market […]

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  • Preparing for a Perfect Storm

    The global economy this year will exhibit some similarities with the conditions that prevailed in 2012. No surprise there: We face another year in which global growth will average about 3 percent, but with a multispeed recovery—a subpar, below-trend annual rate of 1 percent in the advanced economies, and close-to-trend rates of 5 percent in […]

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  • The Year Ahead in the Eurozone: Lower Risks, Same Problems

    Financial conditions in the eurozone have significantly improved since the summer, when eurozone risks peaked because of German policymakers’ open consideration of a Greek exit, and the sovereign spreads of Italy and Spain reached new heights. The day before European Central Bank President Mario Draghi’s famous speech in London in which he announced that the […]

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  • Nouriel on Bloomberg: U.S. Growth Will Be “Barely 1.7%” in 2013

    On Bloomberg Surveillance, Nouriel said that U.S. growth would barely register 1.7% in 2013 and pointed to a high risk of the U.S. going over the fiscal cliff: “If we do so, the market reaction is going to force the two sides to reach an agreement.” Asked whether he’s bullish on the U.S., Nouriel responded, “In […]

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  • Full Analysis: The Instability of Inequality

    The following piece of analysis was summarized in a recent OpEd on Project Syndicate. This year has been characterized by social and political turmoil and instability throughout the world, with masses of people in the real and virtual streets protesting: The Arab uprising and revolts; the recent riots in England as well as the earlier […]

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  • Full Analysis: Greece Should Default and Abandon the Euro

    The following piece of analysis was summarized in an OpEd published Tuesday in the Financial Times.  In order to clarify a number of points made, here is the full analysis. Greece Should Default and Abandon the Euro By Nouriel Roubini Greece is insolvent, uncompetitive and stuck in an ever-deepening depression, exacerbated by harsh and excessive […]

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