Dr. Michael Ivanovitch is an independent analyst focusing on world economy, geopolitics and investment strategy. He served as a senior economist at the OECD in Paris, international economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and taught economics at Columbia Business School.
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There is something troubling about Germany's glossing over the poverty and destitution of 23.07 million fellow Europeans.
China's reforms will proceed in the way the Chinese have brought their economy from virtually nothing to the powerhouse it is today.
China's and South Korea's policies on exports make the downward pressures on their economic growth and employment look unfortunate and self-inflicted.