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Africanization of Greece
Grzegorz W. Kolodko / EconoMonitor
In the early 1990s - during the infamous shock without therapy, which resulted in Poland's national income fall by nearly 20 percent, over 3-million unemployment and budget deficit 6.9 percent of GDP in 1992 - there was a talk about of my country, pointing to the increasing similarities with the ...
Related: Our NO is a majestic, big YES to a democratic, rational Europe!
Yanis Varoufakis
On the 25th of January, dignity was restored to the people of Greece. In the five months that intervened since then, we became the first government that dared raise its voice, speaking on behalf of the people, saying NO to ... Continue reading →
Related: The Catharsis of a Greek Exit
Mark Gilbert / Bloomberg Views
Kicking Greece out of the euro is the better of two bad options.
Related: Why debt relief could save Greece but would destroy the Eurozone
EUROPP
Should Greece now be granted more favourable terms by its creditors following the 'no' vote in the country's referendum? Michiel van Hulten writes that while most economists view some form of debt restructuring as necessary for Greece to recover, it would be exceptionally difficult politically to sell the principle of ...
 
China Steers Toward a Subprime Economy
William Pesek / Bloomberg Views
A risky plan to buttress equities markets.
Related: Stock Slump Casualty: The Myth of Chinese Exceptionalism
WSJ China Real Time Report
China's financial risk story is one of widespread myths and hubris, write expert contributors Andrew S. Erickson and Gabe Collins.
Related: Has China's transition to 'new normal' growth stalled?
Peter Drysdale / East Asia Forum
Author: Peter Drysdale, East Asia Forum On the latest update from the World Bank, Chinese economic growth is expected to decelerate to 7.1 per cent in 2015 and 6.9 percent by 2017. Speaking with a group of global think tank leaders in Beijing on the eve of his departure for ...
Related: Troubling Lessons in China's Crumbling Stock Market
WSJ
The bubble's deflation shows China's reputation for omnipotence in economic matters is hardly unassailable.
 
Teaching finance after the crisis
Jakob de Haan ... / VoxEU
The financial crisis brought with it many challenges, both to prevailing disciplinary tenets, and for research and policy more generally. This column outlines the lessons that can be drawn from the financial crisis - issues like financial market failures, macro-prudential policy, structural changes of the financial system, and the European ...
 
Britain's finance chiefs urge UK to stay in EU
Elizabeth Anderson / Telegraph
Britain has benefitted from its EU membership but the Government should renegotiate Brussels red-tape restrictions, say finance bosses
Related: UK finance chiefs 'shrug off' EU fears
FT
Business survey shows appetite increasing for expansion and risk-taking
 
Outcome Takes Eurozone Into the Unknown
WSJ
However Greeks had voted Sunday would have heralded a period of turmoil. But with a projected victory for the "no" vote, Greece and the eurozone are taking a leap into the unknown.
 
Ex-Im Bank's Bad Rap for Crony Capitalism
Albert R. Hunt / Bloomberg Views
Why deny funding to an engine of U.S. exports and job creator?
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Fed policy in Capitol letters?
alicepcwong / South China Morning Post
Investors should circle July 15 on their calendars. That is the day Federal Reserve chairman Janet Yellen will give her semi-annual testimony to the US House of Representatives' financial services committee.
 
Japan's ageing workforce spurs investment in robotics
craig.addison@scmp.com / South China Morning Post
Factory worker Satomi Iwata has new co-workers, a troupe of humanoid automata that are helping to address two of Japan's most pressing concerns - a shortage of labour and a need for growth.
 
Commodities fall saves China's blushes
FT
First-quarter expansion would have been less than 6% were it not for collapse in price of materials
 
The Trials and Tribulations of Modi the Reformer
Clairmont / The American Interest
Modi's liberalizing economic agenda is getting held up at every turn, as politics and competing interests knock down or dilute reform bill after reform bill in parliament.
Expand sublinks   Also:  Urbanomics | Times of India
 
Russia And U.S. Economic War Raging
Christopher Morris / Value Walk
As tensions between Russia and the United States expand, it is increasingly clear that an economic war is being waged between the two superpowers. This is certainly not the first time that the United States and Russia have been on opposite sides of such a conflict, with the Cold War ...
 
China, Brazil, Russia Holding Back Global Growth In 2015 [Chart]
VW Staff / Value Walk
The IMF's World Economic Outlook, published in April, forecasts recessions in some emerging markets will reduce global growth in 2015. H/T Barry Ritholtz China, Brazil, Russia Holding Back Global Growth In 2015 Click the image for an interactive research report Infographic source: Bloomberg Brief The post China, Brazil, Russia Holding ...
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China Steers Toward a Subprime Economy
Bloomberg Views
Africanization of Greece
EconoMonitor
Britain's finance chiefs urge UK to stay in EU
Telegraph
Teaching finance after the crisis
VoxEU
Ex-Im Bank's Bad Rap for Crony Capitalism
Bloomberg Views
China market volatility continues unabated
FT
Commodities fall saves China's blushes
FT
Outcome Takes Eurozone Into the Unknown
WSJ
Has China's transition to 'new normal' growth stalled?
East Asia Forum
"Oxi": A Historic Greek Vote Against Austerity
The New Yorker
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