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Latin America Politics

Will Brazil’s president Rousseff meddle less with economic policy?

In a document prepared for a recent conference organized by JP Morgan, Ms. Rousseff clearly exposes her new groove. Economic orthodoxy is in, experimentalism is out – or so it

Economics South and Central Asia

When will India’s central bank (RBI) reduce interest rates?

Is the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Governor, Raghuram Rajan, behind the curve on interest rate reduction? Some members of the technical advisory panel of RBI and a few independent

Latin America Politics

Brazil elections: Rousseff and Neves vie for Brazil’s top position

The upcoming election for the Brazilian presidency is tight, pitting center-right Aecio Neves against incumbent Workers’ Party President Dilma Rousseff.  The results could have major consequences for Brazil’s internal market,

Middle East/North Africa Politics

Tunisia’s democratic transition may face volatility in months ahead

While Tunisia urges foreign investors to trust its “startup democracy,” the investments remain far from risk-free. Three years after a young street vendor set himself on fire to protest the

Europe Politics

More sanctions for Russia from U.S, Europe

As Russia’s direct incursion in Ukraine’s Southeast elevates the conflict to a new and more dangerous level, the clash in the Eastern Europe is nowhere near its conclusion. As a

Economics Europe

How well could Draghi’s QE work?

Rates in European Countries are already at record lows, which could dampen the effects of ECB quantitative easing. After the European Central Bank (ECB) spent years of waffling over whether

Economics International

5 ways inflation is defining the 2014 economy

Inflation, or lack thereof, is an important global economic indicator. Whether it is Sweden or Brazil, central bankers or policymakers, here’s a look at why inflation is so influential. 1. Europe, Japan,

Economics North America

How will the Fed normalize monetary policy post-taper?

As the Federal Reserve continues to reduce the pace of asset purchases, attention has turned to the impending rise in interest rates. But to control short-term rates, the Fed will

Economics South and Central Asia

Modi and Rajan face uphill battle with India’s growth and inflation

Given the potential conflict between Narendra Modi’s focus on growth and the Reserve Bank of India President Raghuram Rajan’s goal to curb inflation, both will need to work together to