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Two years of bad luck does not mean the end of “good fortune”

Although the longest run of ‘bad luck’, the ‘crisis’ of the Macau gaming industry is...

Confronting the global threat to democracy

Across the world, populists are attracting votes with their promises to protect ordinary people from...

Thank the expats

When I arrived in our city, on March 3, 2002 (it seems like yesterday) there...

The ECB’s illusory independence

A commitment to the independence of central banks is a vital part of the creed...

How the West was lost

Recent political discourse on both sides of the Atlantic has raised a disturbing question that...

Rediscovering fiscal policy at the G7

As G7 leaders convene in Ise-Shima, Japan, the global economy’s fragility is a top concern....

Not good enough

The media perform an essential role as sources of information for all the members of...

Toward a viable climate target

Last December in Paris, 195 governments reached a consensus on how to curb climate change...

Fed to markets: we mean it this time, really

Taking a page out of the high school relationship handbook, the Federal Reserve has a...

Supply side, demand side, or innovation side?

It has become impossible to deny the so-called secular stagnation gripping the world’s most developed...

Fighting the next global financial crisis

What do people mean when they criticize generals for “fighting the last war”? It’s not...

Look ahead

This week we have G2E Asia, one of the biggest events of the gaming industry...

The way back for monetary policy

The central banks of major advanced economies have been navigating uncharted territory in recent years....

Entertainment Capital of Asia

‘The Entertainment Capital of the World’ was an advertising slogan first developed for Los Angeles...

Economic fairness and America’s presidential election

Voters in the United States have shown their anger this year by turning out for...

Words matter

Last week, I raised questions about the usage of the word ‘eugenics’ in the Five-Year...

Monopoly’s new era

For 200 years, there have been two schools of thought about what determines the distribution...

Building stability for Indian growth

In their efforts to stimulate demand by pursuing increasingly aggressive monetary policies, advanced economies have...

Paperwork

The recent weeks have been revealing in terms of local news relating to the so-called...

Rescaling China’s debt mountain

There is widespread agreement on two facts about the Chinese economy. First, the slowdown has...