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Economic Prejudice and High-Minded Sloganeering

In a post yesterday commenting on Paul Krugman’s takedown of a silly and ignorant piece of writing about monetary policy by William Cohan, Scott Sumner expressed his annoyance at the level of ignorance displayed people writing for supposedly elite publications like the… 719 more words

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China's dangerous currency manipulation

I am surprised at John Mauldin’s view in his latest newsletter Playing the Chinese Trump Card:

….This whole myth that China has purposely kept their currency undervalued needs to be completely excised from the economic discussion.

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Japan’s finance minister warns China on yuan depreciation

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday lashed out at China by saying that if the recent yuan devaluation is the beginning of frequent currency manipulation then Tokyo is going to have to take action.

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What China's currency devaluation means for the world's trade deals

With the sudden depreciation of China’s renminbi, it’s worth looking at the link between currency values and trade agreements. China’s currency last week dropped by a cumulative 4.4% against the U.S. 626 more words


Currency Manipulation and its Distortion of Free Trade | A B Laffer

Extract from Arthur B. Laffer’s paper on currency manipulation:

….Successful currency manipulation inhibits the exchange rate from acting as an automatic stabilizer to macroeconomic events, and thereby leads to growth and trade imbalances.

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Trung Quốc thao túng tiền tệ không phải là vấn đề

Posted on 10/03/2015 by The Observer

Nguồn: Jeffrey Frankel, “The Non-Problem of Chinese Currency Manipulation,” Project Syndicate, 20/02/2015.

Biên dịch: Nguyễn Thị Bảo Trân | … 2,516 more words