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Elliott Morss | May 23rd, 2017

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Global Economics


May 20th, 2009 |

Looking back over the last six months, there are four finance items that anger me: the AIG-Goldman-Paulson connection, bank regulatory reform efforts, TARP, and the Asness letter. Read More

Regulatory Reform of The Financial Industry – A Proposal

April 23rd, 2009 |

There is growing concern that the financial industry has become too risky and complex and that more regulation is needed. To date, regulatory efforts to manage banks have failed. Rather than more regulation, banks must again limit their activities.Read More

Global Power Perceptions: Part Two – The Fragmentation View

April 17th, 2009 |

It is argued that the “Empire Era” is finished. Nation-states now have to share global NGOs, multinational corporations, and international organizations. In addition, information revolutions have fragmented power further.Read More

Global Power Perceptions: Part One – The Empire View

April 10th, 2009 |

This is the first part of a two part series on global power.

Who is most powerful globally? Historians, economists, and others have written extensively on this subject, often in terms of empires. Amazon lists more than 5,000 books on … Read More

THE US-Created Global Recession: How Is Everyone Else Doing?

April 1st, 2009 | 2

The global recession started with the credit freeze in the US. The article describes how it led to a global recession. It focuses on less developed countries and concludes they will not be hurt as much as OECD nations. Read More