In this week’s column, Jorge Jraissati studies the relationship between the COVID-19 crisis and the consumer price index in Spain. Jorge has been hearing anecdotes about price increases in Spain, which contradicts the macroeconomic indicators of the country.
In the middle of the biggest economic collapse of any nation in modern times, Venezuela is experiencing a fundamental, and perhaps irreversible, change within its economic system. Since 2019, Venezuela has been driving full throttle towards an economic phenomenon, which I refer to as implicit dollarization.
The main constraint for growth in Venezuela is not related to market failures nor any purely economic issue, but to the political institutions of the country. As a result, Venezuela exemplifies that the economic issues of most nations are a result of their bad governance.
The Nord Stream 2 (NS2) gas pipeline project, which has been planned since
Throughout the year, I have read numerous articles arguing about the harmful effects the coronavirus will have upon globalization.
Freedom can only be preserved if it is defended not merely for reasons of recognisable usefulness but as a fundamental principle. (Friedrich A. von Hayek)
That the World Health Organisation hasn’t exactly shone in the coronavirus crisis is now well-documented. It should remind us of the dangers of following one centrally-guided approach to tackling the disease.