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2008 Financial Crisis

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Estados Unidos y la Unión Europea ante la crisis: Dos Políticas y Dos Resultados

El miércoles 29 de octubre, tuve la oportunidad de participar en un evento en la Casa de América, en Madrid, patrocinado por la Asociación Fulbright de España. El acto era un debate sobre la diferente reacción de Estados Unidos y la Unión Europea ante la crisis financiera del 2008-2009 y los muy diferentes resultados conseguidos. […]

Remembering “Dubya”

Friday April 26th was the inauguration of the George W Bush Presidential Library. Former President Bush thus continues the tradition begun by Franklin Roosevelt of establishing a central repository where all the documents and memorabilia relevant to the President’s Administration can be found[1]. It is also a center dedicated to the lustering of names and […]

The Cost of Failure

In January 2008, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) presented an economic and fiscal outlook for the period 2008 to 2018. They projected that the Federal fiscal deficit in 2008 would be 1.5% of GDP, or -$220 billion. Moderate fiscal deficits (< 2% GDP) would continue through 2010, and then decline into a slight surplus as the […]

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John Adams

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