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Politicianal interventions rather than markets are causing economic crises in the world. Misguided attempts
to centrally plan and manage the complex transactions of millions of different
players are bound to produce unexpected results. In 2007-2008, politically
inspired intervention in the housing market in the United States caused an international
financial crisis of epic proportions. These days, policies of abundant money
supply and unrestricted debt promise trouble for the developed countries.
Prince Michael of Liechtenstein
United States stands at a regulatory crossroads as Congress debates whether to
adopt European-style controls over the use of online personal data – or trust
that Facebook, Google, and the like will respond voluntarily (and more
efficiently than government) to their customers’ diverse and ever-changing privacy
preferences. The wrong decision will secure the market dominance of the current
reigning platforms and stifle internet innovation for years to come.
Brexit may cause a lot of turmoil if the divorce
process is mismanaged by London and Brussels, but economic dislocation in the
UK and continental Europe will be much worse if free-market policies are
abandoned on both sides of the English Channel. This is truly the worst
Argentine President Mauricio Macri must cope with an energy sector in dire straits. Policy over the past decade has been inconsistent and often counterproductive. Subsidies weigh heavily on public finances. However, reforming the hydrocarbon extraction and refining industries should prove far easier politically than solving the country’s challenges in electricity p...
Dr. Noel Maurer
Dr. Emmanuel Martin