Michael Fischer

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Hobbling behind America

EUROPEANS like to blame America for their crisis. But look at the numbers, and it is plain the euro zone has mishandled its response. Take growth: …

City to city

ON MAY 25th Yankee Stadium, home of the New York Yankees baseball team, is due to be the stage for a football (soccer) match between Chelsea and …

Guns and sugar

IMAGINE that Apple could sell iPhones in Brazil only if it ploughed 20% of its projected revenues there into local technology firms. That may sound …

The wild side

ALL EYES were on Japan’s stockmarkets this week, which went on a rollercoaster ride with the Nikkei 225 index dropping 7% on May 23rd only to recover …

The Economist on Twitter: "In America the Internal Revenue Service has behaved badly, but the real villain is Congress http://t.co/prAUC3FYJT http://t.co/hSqEE3tPFw"

New conversation

Lenders of the last resort

BANKING in India is a vast problem and a huge opportunity. Only 35% of adults have formal accounts. A grim reminder of the risks for the 600m-odd …

Stand up for “Doing Business”

A YEAR ago, when Jim Yong Kim was appointed president of the World Bank, this newspaper had doubts about the choice. Mr Kim, then head of Dartmouth …

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The Economist explainsWhy is Hungary turning to nationalism?A perceived threat to its identity has played a partApr 6th 2018<p>Daily chartBritain’s …