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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Only a strong economy will keep Washington as a global center of gravity, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
Here's a question for pyromaniacs: Do they really believe it would be good for America if the Fed followed their advice? Michael Ivanovitch writes.
As the German election campaign gets more robust, you will probably see euro issues moving center stage, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
Last week’s U.S.-China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue could mark the beginning of a more constructive trade relationship, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
The Fed is holding the economy and the financial system in a reasonably good shape in an environment of price stability, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
Japan is re-emerging as an export powerhouse, drawing large benefits from its Chinese and Korean business operations.
The G20 won't make any progress toward the problems of bloodshed, misery and insecurity around the world, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
Germany should leave big power relations alone, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
It's not a good idea to dismiss the falling bond yields in reaction to the Fed's difficult work of steering the U.S. economy in an environment of rising uncertainties, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
Straight-jacket fiscal policies by euro zone countries leave the European Central Bank as the default policy leader, Michael Ivanovitch writes.