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Let Us Eradicate Poverty, Not Demolish Wealth

Global EconomyPoverty

Blog02/07/2018
We are living in a time when actual poverty reduction is ignored to focus on interventionist messages about "inequality."

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Secession Movements in Mexico Challenge Federal Power

Decentralization and SecessionGlobal EconomyWorld History

Blog01/31/2018
Mexican towns and cities are turning to partial secession to fight crime and corruption. Will the central government let them get away with it?

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FinTech, Robo Advisers, and the Soul of Swiss Banking

Swiss WatchGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Many Swiss bankers contend that modern ideas of "efficiency" in banking do not necessarily fit well with ideas of prudence.

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The Real Relationship Between Capitalism and the Environment

The EnvironmentGlobal Economy

The data suggests that as capitalism advances, so does the quality of the physical environment.

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Are Crude Oil Prices Becoming Immune to Geopolitics?

Global EconomyPrices

Blog01/11/2018
It no longer seems to be the case that a few countries can control oil prices. In other words, cartels are being even less influential in oil markets.

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The European Union Must Think Local To Address Global Challenges

Global Economy

Blog01/03/2018
The European Union must stop pursuing uniformity at any cost.

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In Africa, Ending a Despot Doesn't End Despotism

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog12/30/2017

We can replace corrupt despots in Zimbabwe and South Africa all day long, but unless major institutional changes take place, nothing will change.

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Is Argentina's Peronist Nightmare Finally Over?

Global Economy

Blog12/29/2017
The economic program of the Peronists is aptly described by a term coined by Ludwig von Mises: Destructionism.

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Will Myanmar Embrace Market Reforms?

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog12/19/2017
Myanmar is moving away from its socialist past, but many challenges remain.

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Why We Should Worry About China

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles

Blog12/15/2017
The Japanese growth miracle was built on a massive debt bubble. China presents many similarities in its economic model.

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