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Economy (page 8)

August 19, 2020 5:30 am

Paying the Bill for the Pandemic-Related Unemployment Benefits

Congress used to finance additional unemployment benefits by raising federal unemployment taxes. Not anymore.
Matt Weidinger
August 13, 2020 5:26 am

Europe Needs a Hamiltonian Moment

The Eurozone’s decision to put monetary union before political union has left it vulnerable to the economic ravages of COVID-19.
Desmond Lachman and John Kearns
August 12, 2020 5:26 am

Did Trump Get Owned by China?

China is better off than it was four years ago.
Mona Charen
August 2, 2020 5:35 am

Erdogan’s Egregious Economic Experiment

The Turkish president is acting as if the laws of economics don’t apply to him.
Desmond Lachman and John Kearns
July 23, 2020 5:20 am

Will Spain Be the Next Country in Need of a Bailout?

Spain benefited from only a few years of economic health after finally recovering from the 2008 crash. Then came the…
Desmond Lachman and John Kearns
July 16, 2020 5:39 am

Remember Brexit?

The U.K. and the EU could be headed for a crash just as their economies can least afford it.
Desmond Lachman
July 1, 2020 5:35 am

Brace for Bankruptcies

With the bulk of Congress’s support due to expire, individuals and businesses could run out of options to stay solvent.
Desmond Lachman
June 24, 2020 5:37 am

Bolsonaro’s Coronavirus Denial Could Sink the Brazilian Economy

The country could face yet another debt-caused currency crisis, with global ripple effects.
Desmond Lachman
June 19, 2020 5:18 am

About that Trump Economy . . .

When you look at the data, it's less impressive than it seemed.
Thomas A. Firey
June 8, 2020 5:26 am

If Germany Won’t Help Bail Out Italy, Who Will?

The European Central Bank and the German Constitutional Court are bickering over whether or not to save Italy and Europe…
Desmond Lachman