The political corruption of monetary policy
The 2008 U.S. housing crash and the European debt crisis led many politicians to question the importance of independent central banks. However, this approach is not without consequences. There are now several patterns of influence on central banks, ranging from direct political meddling to more subtle institutional pressure. Left unchecked, excessive and ineffective monetary policy will progressively
corrupt central bank independence.
Nonrecognition and trouble in international relations
Low interest rates: How long will savers be penalized?
GIS Dossier: Algeria’s ‘system’ teeters
The age of U.S. interventionism may not be over
Prospects for Latin American economies in 2019
Opinion: Few prospects for an end to the war in Yemen
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The enduring value of Japan’s emperor
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Regime change in Venezuela: the army will decide when
Drug money keeps Venezuelan military in Maduro’s corner
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Geopolitics are back on the agenda
Due to the fast changing international order geopolitics are back on the agenda. I believe that GIS makes a great contribution with analyses and insights that should help businesses and governments developing their responses.