Nouriel Roubini
M5S supporters hold banner reading ‘My Vote Counts’ during a meeting to celebrate the new Italy’s government in Rome. Italy’s real per capita GDP is currently lower than it was when the euro began in 1998. Photo: AFP
Clearly, bitcoin and other crypto-currencies represent the mother of all bubbles. Photo: iStock

Blockchain’s broken promises

4 min read . 07 Feb 2018
Republicans in the US Congress have just unveiled a Bill that, if enacted, could vastly widen the deficit and increase the public debt by as much as $4 trillion over the next decade. Photo: AFP

The plot against America’s 99%

4 min read . 08 Nov 2017
The risks of muddling through go far beyond mediocre economic performance. Photo: AFP (AFP)
US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen. Unconventional monetary policies carry the risk of undesirable asset-price inflation. Photo: Bloomberg

The mystery of the missing inflation

4 min read . 17 Sep 2017
Donald Trump’s “buy American, hire American” credo and his protectionist gestures will hurt growth more than they save jobs. Photo: AFP

A dim outlook for Trumponomics

4 min read . 09 Aug 2017