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Economics International

Race against the clock for the TPP

The TPP negotiations in Hawaii last week have failed to reach an agreement in what was seen as one of the final chances to push it through. While there remains

Economics Latin America

Latin American Domestic Politics Could Hamper TPP

While various Latin American nations have expressed support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), internal political turmoil and scandals in various nations threaten to undermine trans-regional efforts at trade liberalization. Much

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Washington and Havana mend ties with reopening of embassies. TPP meeting in Hawaii could be final stage after eight years of negotiation. President Obama meets with Nigerian and Kenyan leaders to strengthen security

Economics International

TPP Series: A Free Trade Agreement fraught with complexity

With many big questions and trade disputes left to be resolved, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is expected to be unusually complex, perhaps at an unprecedented level.  The TPP is sufficiently complex

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

India’s central bank considers interest rate cuts. Greece discusses another bailout with the IMF and EU. Bank of Japan governor delivers speech on Japanese monetary policy. Canada releases its May unemployment report. The U.S.

Economics South and Central Asia

Modi’s tax reform: Revolution by attrition

For companies looking to tap into one of the world’s largest consumer bases, it’s no secret that tax in India has long been a concerning grey area, and has served

Natural resources and energy North America

New government in Alberta brings uncertain future for Canada’s oil industry

As Canada prepares for a general election in the fall, the collapse of an aligned provincial government is likely to unsettle many federal conservatives and force a revaluation of electoral

Economics International

Implications of the secular stagnation debate

Bernanke and Summers debate about secular stagnation as American and EU monetary policies diverge, testing their hypotheses. Former Chair of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke is finally speaking out on

International Natural resources and energy

Illegal sand mining threatens the global construction boom

It sounds like a paradox, but the world is running out of sand – the type of sand that keeps the current global construction boom alive. Sand has become so scarce

Economics International

OECD interim assessment shows moderate growth

The OECD Interim Assessment indicates slightly higher, albeit still moderate world growth, and the report underscores a warning against a hollow recovery driven by monetary policy rather than fundamentals. The