Why the backlash against Beijing? François Picard’s panel pays close attention to the terms and conditions attached to the $20bn in loans pledged by China’s new president to Africa, and to the true pros and cons of a China-Africa relationship that continues to grow. Solange GUO CHATELARD. Associate at the Max Planck Institute […]
The liberal world order that was shaped by the United States and its allies half a century ago is not necessarily doomed by the advent of multipolarity. I explain why in this article.
Interview of Alexandre Kateb on Dukascopy on the economic situation in the euro zone and the outlook for the major currencies
This article has been published in The Huffington Post at the following url Political analyst Ian Bremmer hit the news after coining a year ago with economist Nouriel Roubini what they together called a “G-zero world“, i.e. a world in which no single country, however big and powerful it is, can set the global agenda […]
Interview on the situation in the euro zone and the outlook for the major currencies
The election of the Socialist François Hollande to the Presidency of the French Republic and the massive rejection of the mainstream pro-austerity political parties by the Greek electorate are clear signs that Europe is reconsidering growth over austerity. Indeed, the “austerity and nothing but austerity” mantra, championed by German chancellor Angela Merkel and her allies, failed to impress grassroots European citizens […]
Here we are once again. German officials are again rebuking any calls to steer Europe out of the deflationary cycle that would slowly but surely break it havoc. We have heard the German argument times and times again. In substance, Germans say they don’t want to pay for the profligate Greek, Spanish and their likes […]