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Prof. Nouriel Roubini: The Dollar Joins the Currency Wars

In a recent opinion editorial on Project Syndicate, Professor Nouriel Roubini argued that governments shouldn’t use currency wars to boost economic growth. While many central banks around the world have eased monetary policies to jumpstart growth, the US dollar has simultaneously strengthened against both advanced-country … Continue reading

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Prof. Ian Bremmer Discusses an Opened Cuba

In a recent opinion editorial on Time, Global Research Professor Ian Bremmer discussed the economic benefits of opening Cuba to international business. Now that Cuba has been removed from the list of nations that sponsor terrorism, several industries will have … Continue reading

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Prof. Nouriel Roubini Discusses a Greek Exit from the Euro

In a recent interview with Bloomberg Business, Professor Nouriel Roubini discussed the implications of the “Grexit,” or what the Greek exit from the euro would look like. Professor Roubini described the exit as a “massive contagion” that would highly stress other … Continue reading

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What’s Next for Cuba? by NYU Stern Professor Ingo Walter

The following is an excerpt from CNBC: Now that the decision has been made in Washington to reset Cuban-American relations, it’s a good time for an outside perspective on where things may go from here. Bottom line: Cuba may well … Continue reading

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Understanding the Russian Sanctions by Roy C. Smith and Ingo Walter

The latest tightening of the US and EU sanctions on Russian business and finance will provide an interesting lesson in international political, economic and military affairs. Here are some key issues to think about: These Financial Sanctions Can Be Very … Continue reading

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