Here is the collection of articles related to Global Economy
Economy, World. 13 November, 2010, 0:25 Why G20 does not matter now
G20 might have failed to force the Chinese to let Yuan appreciate faster. But based on the facts about Chinese economy, they might have to do it anyway.
Economy, World. 11 November, 2010, 15:52 The League of Indebtedness of advanced economies
I did not know this, but I just realise Singapore’s public debt to GDP ratio is around 100%, not far below… Iceland?
Economy, World. 9 November, 2010, 18:26 Stop money and Paul Krugman
China imposed some capital control to protect themselves from the flood of liquidity. They could have done more, but they have their own concerns. Unfortunately, Paul Krugman does not understand.
Economy, World. 7 November, 2010, 0:51 Post-QE2 era: brace for the burst of an epic bubble
What the Fed achieves in QE2 is creating bubbles. There is only one outcome for all bubbles, and we all know it too well.
Economy, World. 2 November, 2010, 15:50 The tale of two economies: cold vs. overheat
India’s and Australia’s central banks raised interest rates, highlighting the divergence of economies between the East and the West
Economy, World. 23 October, 2010, 21:51 G20 Finance ministers meeting: the deal
On currency front, there is nothing special. But they pledged to reform IMF to reflect larger share of developing countries in global economy.
Economy, World. 22 October, 2010, 0:07 G20 meeting preview: what to expect?
I believe there will be some agreement to be made after the meeting, but another Plaza Accord would be out of the question.
Economy, World. 18 October, 2010, 13:56 Why Chinese Yuan (RMB) is not the solution to US Trade Deficit?
The simple answer to why the trade deficit is so high is that both the private and public sectors are spending too much and saving too little.
Economy, World. 12 October, 2010, 10:56 Quantitative Easing (Part 3): Why it would NOT work
In the final part of the series, I explain why QE would (or will) fail.
Economy, World. 11 October, 2010, 9:00 Quantitative Easing (Part 2): How it would NOT work
There was only one country which did it before the Great Financial Crisis, and they failed.
Economy, World. 9 October, 2010, 0:01 Quantitative Easing (Part 1): How it would work
In this series, we explain “quantitative easing”. In part I, we describe how it is operated and the objective of such operation.
Economy, World. 7 October, 2010, 21:14 Currency War
If there is indeed a war, it will not be simply a “Currency War”, it will well be a Second Cold War
Economy, World. 5 October, 2010, 18:01 Can the world economy be decoupled?
Whether the rest of the world economy can be decoupled from the US may not be the most important question. Rather, we may ask if the world economy can be decoupled from China
Economy, World. 4 October, 2010, 18:44 Will there be a Double Dip Recession?
Double dip or not is not the question. The problem is there are many troubles head. Whether to call it a “double dip recession” or a “long-period of sluggish growth with occasional shocks” is up to you.
Economy, World. 28 September, 2010, 16:32 Does purchasing power parity work?
Amid strengthening of JPY, it is time to revisit the concept of purchasing power parity.
Economy, World. 22 September, 2010, 8:21 This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly
Unfortunately, human beings are not very good at remembering the past and forecasting the future
Economy, World. 12 June, 2008, 15:02 Are there bubbles in commodities?
We believe there are bubbles in commodities.
Economy, World. 11 June, 2008, 14:45 Strong (?) US dollar
The direction of US dollar depends on the balance between inflation fighting and supporting growth.
Economy, World. 10 June, 2008, 14:55 !@£$-flation
Will we be heading to stagflation? I am not very optimistic about not having stagflation.