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nuclear

Suspending US-South Korean large-scale military exercises unlikely to change North Korea’s nuclear course

The article argues that Washington’s suspension of large-scale joint military exercises with South Korea, planned for March, will not reverse North Korea’s nuclear ambitions....
central bank

Central bank independence and economic growth

Central bank independence (CBI) is usually understood as the central bank’s ability to control monetary instruments. On the other hand, CBI can also be...
transatlantic relationship

Craig Kennedy: The reality of the transatlantic relationship

Craig Kennedy is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. Prior to joining Hudson, Kennedy served as president of the German Marshall Fund of...
financial crisis

A recurrence of the 2008-2009 global crisis

The past year, 2018, brought reminders of the global financial crisis, not only through its tenth anniversary but also in material terms. The falls...

Mario López-Roldán: The OECD and ‘shaking up globalisation’

Mario López-Roldán has worked extensively in the field of Euro-Latin American relations and economic development initiatives over the course of his career and is...
art market

The art market as an outlet for wealth accumulation and mobility

Liquid capital circulating around the globe is being channeled into financial markets, real estate, luxuries, and increasingly, the art market, the main focus of...
Wealth

Hiding financial wealth: The role of tax havens

Although there is no universally accepted definition of tax havens/special tax jurisdictions, they share at least three common features: (a) low or zero taxation of...
Wealth

Global mobility of the wealthy: Push and pull factors

The global 1% face at least three critical decisions in a volatile world with varying national conditions and geopolitical risks: (a) in which countries/cities...
Angelos Pangratis

Angelos Pangratis: The WTO and the ‘paradox of multilateralism’

Angelos Pangratis was formerly an EU ambassador to the WTO and currently serves as an advisor on EU economic diplomacy. He has also contributed...
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The never-ending dead-end in Syria

This article was written prior to President Trump’s announcement that the US will withdrawal its troops from Syria. The Syrian crisis, which has been going...

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