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Are Tax Avoidance 'Havens' a Bad Thing? Part I
May 24, 2013
Nicolas Véron explains why low-tax havens in Europe like Ireland and Luxembourg are a legitimate business model and will be hard to suppress. In Part II: A Step Forward on Disclosure
Peterson Perspectives Interview: Are Tax Avoidance 'Havens' a Bad Thing? Part II
May 24, 2013
Nicolas Véron says Europe has taken a step forward in requiring European banks to exchange information to crack down on tax evasion.
A Misguided Fix on Solar Panels?
May 21, 2013
Gary Clyde Hufbauer says that a reported US-EU-China accord to raise prices of solar panels will harm consumers and the solar energy industry.
Can Azevedo Rescue the WTO? Part II
May 10, 2013 | Transcript [pdf]
Gary Clyde Hufbauer says countries that don't want to be left behind by a transpacific or transatlantic trade accord may spur global trade talks.
Can Azevedo Rescue the WTO? Part I
May 9, 2013 | Transcript [pdf]
Gary Clyde Hufbauer assesses the prospects for reviving global trade talks with the installation of the new WTO director-general Roberto Carvalho de Azevedo.
A Korea-US Summit: Tensions and Opportunities: Part II
May 7, 2013 | Transcript [pdf]
Marcus Noland explains why South Korean President Park is an inspirational and divisive figure at home, but that US-Korea economic ties are healthy now.
A Korea-US Summit: Tensions and Opportunities: Part I
May 6, 2013 | Transcript [pdf]
Marcus Noland outlines the agenda for Presidents Obama and Park on nuclear issues and dangers posed by North Korea.
Elusive Consensus at IMF Spring Meetings: Part II
April 26, 2013 | Transcript [pdf]
Douglas A. Rediker says the role of central banks in Europe, Japan and the US were a focus of intense discussion at the IMF–World Bank meetings.