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Economics International

Greece crisis poses risks to an already-slow global economic recovery

The situation in Greece is complicated.  Countries all around the world are starting to worry about the possible consequences of the Greeks falling outside of the euro. On the other side

Economics Europe

Opinion: Greece has fallen. Can it stand tall once again?

With a referendum coming this week, Greeks will decide whether to accept a bailout package that will keep Greece solvent and in the Eurozone. What went wrong, and how can

Finance International

Now’s really not the time for a liquidity crisis

Liquidity risk in the global bond markets is peaking at the worst possible time. It’s not simply an inconvenience for Greek bank customers emptying ATMs; a number of other trends

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Greece faces IMF repayment deadline. Deadline for Iran nuclear deal approaches. President Rousseff meets with President Obama. Burundi prepares parliamentary elections without opposition participation. Unemployment in the U.S. falls further. All in this Weekly

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Emergency summit in Brussels could be Greece’s last chance at resolving its debt. European foreign ministers meet to discuss Ukraine. Political scandal in Brazil hits U.S. courts. EU leaders meet to discuss migration

Economics International

Weak currencies do not boost exports, study finds

According to new data from the European Central Bank, and contrary to popular belief, weaker currencies do not boost exports, as many firms cannot react in time to take advantage

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 Latin America

Long road to economic recovery in Puerto Rico

Economic recession and high unemployment rates has left Puerto Rico, known as the “Greece of the Caribbean”, to find other means to generate revenue. In recent years, Puerto Rico has

Economics Europe

The Grexit and danger of systemic risk

The risk of Grexit continues to loom over the Eurozone. While both sides face intense internal political pressures, Eurozone leaders are unlikely to gamble with the systemic risk of a

Economics Europe

Ireland has limited lessons for Greece’s recovery

Despite being the poster child of post-crisis reform, Ireland’s economic policy only has limited usefulness in solving the Greece’s economic crisis.  In response to Greece’s more combative approach to its bailout