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Soaring Housing Prices in Britain

Soaring Housing Prices in Britain

By Aditya Koppikar ‘18 Housing prices have increased worldwide because of the expansionary monetary policies most countries have adopted. However, Great Britain faces a unique problem. Over the past twenty… Read more »

When will the Federal Reserve Increase Interest Rates?

When will the Federal Reserve Increase Interest Rates?

By Aditya Koppikar ’18 It appeared that the time had come.  Unemployment, which had been 10% in October of 2009, is at the very low rate of 5.1%.  In the… Read more »

Abe’s Empty Quiver

Abe’s Empty Quiver

By Hunter Bosson ’18 Two and a half years ago, Japan embarked on the most ambitious anti-deflationary program in recent memory. After two decades of falling prices and economic malaise,… Read more »

China’s Economy: Has the Rise of China Come to an End?

China’s Economy: Has the Rise of China Come to an End?

By Jeffrey Fung ’17 In the past, China has been excessively reliant on exports for its economic growth as low wages in China translated into low domestic consumption levels. This… Read more »

Mexican Malaise

Mexican Malaise

By Hunter Bosson ’18 In the nearly two years since Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto assumed office and began one of Latin America’s most ambitious reform programs, Latin America’s second… Read more »

China Looks to Boost Bank Lending with New QE Policy

China Looks to Boost Bank Lending with New QE Policy

By Erica DeMond ’17 Slowing growth in China has been a cause of global concern. After averaging at a growth rate of 10% over the past decade, China’s target growth… Read more »

GDP on the Rise Will Result in Rising Consumer Confidence

GDP on the Rise Will Result in Rising Consumer Confidence

By Sarah Cassidy ’17 The growth of the United States’ GDP and other growth figures have recently indicated that the economic recovery may indeed endure. Although the past couple of… Read more »

The Global Economic Slowdown: Slow and Steady Wins the Race

The Global Economic Slowdown: Slow and Steady Wins the Race

By Hunter Bosson ’18 The IMF is scheduled to release its much-anticipated global economic forecast next Tuesday, and the news does not look good. Already gloomy predictions of advanced economies’… Read more »

A Foreigner’s Guide to the Chinese Exchanges

A Foreigner’s Guide to the Chinese Exchanges

By Alex Mui ’17 Six months ago, the Chinese government lifted many of the strict regulations that prevented foreign investment in Chinese securities, and opened the Shanghai Stock Exchange to… Read more »

The Philippine Economy: The Next Asian Miracle?

The Philippine Economy: The Next Asian Miracle?

By Hunter Bosson ’18 Wracked by currency instability, corruption, and low commodity prices, now seems to be a bad time for emerging market investors. Yet for those pivoting to the… Read more »

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