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| 2015-08-25

This post originally appeared in Forbes.

Nicholas Stone | 2015-08-12

President Obama recently counseled Britain to remain in the European Union, which has developed into a stagnant, punitive trade bloc. But Britain should vote to leave the EU in the independence referendum, scheduled before the end of 2017. Britain’s future outside is bright, while the EU is anti-democratic, anti-growth, and holding Britain back.

| 2015-07-05

This article originally appeared in Forbes

| 2015-06-16

Confused about the trade deal currently under consideration by Congress? Feeling a bit rusty on the acronyms for various trade-related measures? Join the club. This user's guide should provide you with everything you need to know to follow the play-by-play.

| 2015-06-10

The next stage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) battle has already begun to heat up in Congress. During the fast track authorization debate in the Senate, a large portion of Democratic lawmakers’ complaints about the trade bill focused on an obscure provision called Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS).

David Malpass | 2012-11-14

Our September pieces focused on three crunch points that were pointing to a slowdown and a market top:  the U.S. year-end tax increase, likely disappointing news from Europe and overdone expectations regarding Fed and ECB powers (see Sept 29 WSJ Economic Signals Point to a 2013 Recession and Sept 4 piece Slow Growth, More Debt, Market Top.)

e21 contributors and staff including Charles Blahous, Stephen Goldsmith, David Malpass, James C. Capretta and Jennifer Pollom | 2012-10-02

In preparation for the first in a series of Presidential and Vice Presidential debates beginning on October 3, e21 contributors and staff offer the following potential debate questions to both President Obama and Governor Romney in order to educate the electorate on substantive pressing issues and to help voters formulate more informed opinions. Below you’ll find a short guide to what a voter should consider in the coming election.

e21 Staff Editorial | 2012-08-02

Here we go again. Over the weekend, the President once more blamed “headwinds” from Europe for the United States economy’s poor recent performance. The President’s insistence on using Europe as a scapegoat is particularly frustrating because it breeds misunderstanding of both the European dilemma and the nature of our own challenges.

e21 Staff Editorial | 2012-07-13

Explanations for the global financial crisis tend to focus on two themes: (1) subprime mortgages; and (2) global imbalances. More sophisticated explanations generally link these two themes directly. But, recent research suggests that the savings glut narrative may have cause and effect backwards. This new twist could present an important near term lesson because it suggests both the housing bubble and current account deficit were the natural consequence of excessive low interest rates.

e21 Team | 2012-07-10

It is common for free-market commentators to lament our country’s descent into European-style socialism. The most astute of them note instead that we’re in truth already there. In Monday’s Wall Street Journal, AEI President Arthur Brooks makes that point in a column with the provocative title “America Already is Europe.”

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