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The Money Illusion

The ECB cut its IOR to minus 0.5%; it should ha...

The ECB should stop playing around with negative interest rates and simply put a prohibitive tax on excess reserves (something I proposed in 2009). If a small amount of excess reserves are needed ... read more

Tradeology

The EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frame...

by James Sullivan, DAS for Services, Industry and Analysis The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework marked its third anniversary on August 1st. Just this week, on September 12-13, the U.S. Department ... read more

Datamyne

Car Alarm: U.S. Auto Exports & The Impact of Sh...

A return to the 25% duty rate on U.S. automotive exports to China is set to enter into effect on December 15th, and U.S. auto-makers are worried about the effects. Overseas sales of U.S.-made cars ... read more

International Trade and Global Business

A Bipartisan Reminder about the Importance of T...

We've often wondered in this space—more than 10 years now—why big business for whom trade has generated sizable profits and millions of jobs have not more forcefully and ... read more