The Devastating Effects of Monetary Policy on Investment and Capital Markets

By Edgar Fernández Vidal and Jorge López Moreno on March 30, 2020

As the economy comes to a grinding halt because of COVID19, what will be the consequences of a decade of zero interest rates?

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The Success of India’s Liberalization in 1991

By Salvador Amaya on March 12, 2020

How did political control of the economy work in India? Why did India liberalize in 1991? What were the results?

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Economic Integration Models: Left vs. Right

By Daniel Fernández on February 26, 2020

Two economic visions have been put into action in Latin America in recent years. Which has worked better?

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Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency and Its Problem with Authorities

By José Alvarez on January 26, 2020

How should regulators and central banks make sense of Facebook’s currency Libra? Why has Zuckerberg’s pitch failed?

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Tax Burdens, Per Capita Income, and Simpson’s Paradox

By Daniel Fernández on January 10, 2020

The richest countries have higher taxes. Does that mean we should raise our taxes in order to become rich?

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Guatemalan Economy Rebounds in a Complicated Scenario: What to Think?

By José Alvarez on November 28, 2019

How does the Guatemalan economy behave when compared to other countries in Central America?

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The European Central Bank Is Breaking Out the Heavy Artillery

By Daniel Fernández on September 29, 2019

The ECB is anticipating a new economic crisis. Can it get ahead of it?

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How Will the Global Recession Affect Spain?

By Daniel Fernández on September 16, 2019

Is Spain ready to face another Recession?

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Does China Devalue Its Currency?

By Daniel Fernández on September 4, 2019

Is China using the exchange rate to gain competitiveness illegitimately?

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Is 2019 the New 2006?

By Daniel Fernández on July 12, 2019

When the yield curve inverted in 2006, analysts said that “this time it’s different,” that the US economy was solid. Some can be heard making the same claims in 2019. History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme, and 2019 appears to be rhyming with 2006.

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