Macroeconomics

What do vaccination passports mean for Europe?

2 days ago   |   Bruegel

The sudden reappearance of national borders within the European Union because of travel restrictions, self-quarantine and test requirements - all differing depending on the...
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Five things you need to know about on the markets this week - Biden, big banks and central banks, bond yields, and Bitcoin

Five things you need to know about on the markets this week - Biden, big banks and central banks, bond yields, and Bitcoin

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Stock markets finished the second week of January having reached all-time highs, overlooking fairly gruesome US labor market data, the ongoing explosion...
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The double irony of the new UK-EU trade relationship

9 days ago   |   Bruegel

On 1 January 2021, the United Kingdom left both the European customs union and the single market. Its trade relationship with the European Union is now governed by a Trade and...
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Regulation in the era of matchmaking economics

Regulation in the era of matchmaking economics

16 days ago   |   Bruegel

This piece was originally published in the Money Review section of Kathimerini. The best characterisation I have heard of the economic role of digital platforms is that they...
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2021 is shaping up to be a big year for M&A. Insiders say these are the 12 hot trends you need to know, from a SPAC buying frenzy to a jump in cross-border transactions

2021 is shaping up to be a big year for M&A. Insiders say these are the 12 hot trends you need to know, from a SPAC buying frenzy to a jump in cross-border transactions

22 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement It's no secret that merger and acquisition activity hit some speed bumps in 2020. But in the year ahead, bankers and investors expect that a combination...
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Inflation comovements in advanced economies: Facts and drivers*

28 days ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract In this paper, we analyse inflation comovements and their macroeconomic drivers across a wide set of advanced economies. We find a high degree of inflation...
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Are we out of the woods yet?

Are we out of the woods yet?

1 month ago   |   Bruegel

This opinion piece was originally published on Kathimerini. Finally, the vaccine is here. Stock markets have reacted exuberantly and we can see the light at the end of the...
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Political stability and fiscal consolidation in sub‐Saharan African Countries

1 month ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract Fiscal policy decision‐making in sub‐Saharan African countries has not always been understood, and the existing literature has generally emphasized the role of...
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Thinking big: debt management considerations for the EU's pandemic borrowing plan

1 month ago   |   Bruegel

The COVID-19 crisis is set to propel the European Union for many years to come into a role its members had not anticipated: significant issuer of public debt. If the EU's...
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A Fidelity fund manager overseeing $6.5 billion breaks down the investment strategy she's used to beat 94% of peers - and shares 5 stocks set to win as the European economy recovers

A Fidelity fund manager overseeing $6.5 billion breaks down the investment strategy she's used to beat 94% of peers - and shares 5 stocks set to win as the European economy recovers

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement For Karoline Rosenberg, co-fund portfolio manager of Fidelity's $6.5 bln European Dynamic Growth Fund, the key to success is to play to your strengths...
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NFL Invites 7,500 Health Care Workers To The Super Bowl

NFL Invites 7,500 Health Care Workers To The Super Bowl

Most of the invitees work in the central Florida area, though all of the NFL's 32 clubs will pick health care workers from their communities to receive free tickets to the... Read more ...

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell on Thursday proposed delaying the trial until February to give the former president time to prepare and review his case. Read more ...

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at...

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at banishment to parking garage

The change comes after thousands of National Guardsmen were moved to a parking garage after they were told they could no longer use space within the U.S. Capitol Complex. Read more ...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Electoral College... Read more ...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257 official weigh-ins

Watch live as the fighters take to the scale on "UFC Fight Island" as Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker take the scale ahead of their huge... Read more ...

Elon Musk says he'll award $100M to the best carbon capture technology

Elon Musk says he'll award $100M to the best carbon capture technology

Elon Musk has $100 million burning a hole in his pocket. The Tesla CEO, who earlier this month became the world's richest person, said he will award a massive prize to whoever... Read more ...

Alex Ovechkin's wife mocks NHL over COVID-19 ‘hotel' policies

Alex Ovechkin's wife mocks NHL over COVID-19 ‘hotel' policies

The NHL made an example of the Washington Capitals this week when they fined the organization $100,000 and placed four players, including captain Alex Ovechkin, on the COVID-19... Read more ...

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

The Biden administration has suspended new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits on U.S. land and water for 60 days. Read more ...

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald has announced his retirement, the team said Friday morning. Read more ...

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CHICAGO - Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Department of Public Health announced Friday details of the plan to vaccinate thousands of eligible staff and educators under... Read more ...