• RT @BaldwinRE: _ Not new | See my Dad's 1982 "The inefficacy of trade policy" | "There is, however, a considerable body of analysis scatter…
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  • World Economic Update transcript for those who prefer reading to video Link Remarks by @SusanLund_DC @heidirediker @scmallaby and me
    Adam Posen Sat 25 Jan 2020 16:03

    MALLABY: OK, so welcome to the World Economic Update from the Council on Foreign Relations. This is Davos without the icy sidewalks. (Laughter.) You can all congratulate yourselves on the virtuous carbon footprint you’ve achieved by realizing that there was no point in going to Switzerland when you can get your insights right here at CFR. (Laughter.)

    So I’m Sebastian Mallaby. I work here at the Council. I’m going to preside over this discussion. First of all I’ll introduce the world economy and then I’ll introduce my friends here.

    The quick introduction on the world economy is that it’s steady. The latest IMF forecast was for 3.3 percent in 2020. That’s better than last year, less good than the year before, right in the middle between the two. The central forecast is, therefore, central, which is sort of dull. But of course, the interesting thing is—always is to discuss how the world might diverge from the central forecast.

    And to discuss that I’ve...

  • New video World Economic Outlook debating risks and bubbles, debt and regions' prospects @CFR_org Featuring @SusanLund_DC @heidirediker @scmallaby and me. Link
    Adam Posen Sat 25 Jan 2020 15:58

    The World Economic Update highlights the quarter’s most important and emerging trends. Discussions cover changes in the global marketplace with special emphasis on current economic events and their implications for U.S. policy. This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.SpeakersHeidi Crebo-RedikerAdjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; @heidiredikerSusan LundPartner, McKinsey Global InstituteAdam PosenPresident, Peterson Institute for International EconomicsPresiderSebastian MallabyPaul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations; @scmallabySubscribe to our channel: https://goo.gl/WCYsH7The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. Visit the CFR website: http://www.cfr.orgFollow CFR on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/cfr_orgFollow CFR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/councilonfor...

  • RT @jonlis1: Next week will mark the end of two unions. The first, the United Kingdom’s membership of the EU. The second, the United Kingdo…
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  • RT @BoE_Research: The 3rd edition of the BoE/@FT schools blog competition is underway! We're looking for the best 500-word post on the them…
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  • RT @Rene_Cassin: The story of Margarate Kraus, a Czech Roma who was deported to Auschwitz in 1943, aged 13 with her family, features in the…
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  • RT @MollyMcKew: "Russia too has a constitution. It's not a bad constitution -- just a meaningless one." ???
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  • RT @Yamiche: Rep Schiff: "It doesn't matter how good the Constitution is. It doesn't matter how brilliant the framers were...If right doesn…
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  • Automation isn't wiping out jobs. It's that our engine of growth is winding down | Aaron Benanav Link
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  • RT @TonyFratto: Richard Fisher has been wrong about exactly the same thing for decades now (!) and yet people still keep asking him what he…
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  • RT @PIIE: .@nicolas_veron and @JoshKirschGMF outline 10 key Q&A's that should guide the European Commission in strengthening anti-money lau…
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  • RT @PIIE: The % of US jobs in manufacturing has declined since the 1940s, mainly because technology makes it easier to produce goods. Ameri…
    Adam Posen Fri 24 Jan 2020 16:22
  • RT @PIIE: “China promises to import a certain dollar or physical volumes of detailed goods and services, regardless of market prices or dem…
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  • RT @ChadBown: At Davos, Mnuchin finally acknowledged the obvious: that the administration’s official rationale for auto tariffs was made up…
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  • RT @crampell: On the great purge of scientists from the executive branch, whose effects will be felt long after this administration is gone…
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  • RT @RemyBonny: 1938 Hitler's Germany: Cities declared themselves 'Jew Free Zones'??? 2020 Kaczynski's Poland: Cities declare themselves 'LG…
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  • RT @Trade__Talks: .@Davos: WTO Mini-Ministerial Our @ChadBown caught up with EU Trade Commissioner @PhilHoganEU. Hogan announced EU and…
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  • RT @ChadBown: The BIG problems with Trump’s potential auto tariffs to protect “national security”??? Abuse of presidential power, contempt…
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  • RT @charles_hawley: Strong words from German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier at Yad Vashem today: https://t.co/O2WXoZZDnO
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  • RT @PIIE: Besides managed trade, there are 5 other reasons to be skeptical of the phase one deal with China: 1? Uncertainty over phase 2 2?…
    Adam Posen Fri 24 Jan 2020 01:36
  • RT @ChadBown: Trump’s deal with China is managed trade. That’s it. Managed trade creates problems because it substitutes political power fo…
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  • RT @PIIE: ICYMI: @KGeorgieva of @IMFNews spoke here at the Peterson Institute last week about the role financial systems in inequality. Wat…
    Adam Posen Thu 23 Jan 2020 19:11
  • RT @PIIE: China has, in effect, pledged to increase its purchases of certain American agricultural products by 60%, and manufactured produc…
    Adam Posen Thu 23 Jan 2020 19:11
  • RT @PIIE: The European Commission should act fast to capitalize on the political momentum toward creating a central anti-money laundering (…
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