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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The only thing Americans and Europeans can do is try to reinstate the rules of symmetric trade adjustments, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
More balanced U.S.-China trade would trigger a steady acceleration of American economic activity, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
The U.S. has a chance to promote exports and keep down trade deficits, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
While U.S. economic policies are heavily criticized by friends and foes alike, Michael Ivanovitch puts in a word for a reinvigorated Uncle Sam.
The proper balance is an elusive goal for U.S. policymakers when it comes to the federal funds rate and potential inflation.
Talks to form a coalition in Germany won't dent the European economy, but they raise leadership questions, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
A fiscal stimulus with easy money and a growing economy is an unwise policy mix, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
The U.S. should get in on the Northeast Asian trade bonanza by pushing its exports and direct investments, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
Mercifully, Germany's apparent inability to form a stable coalition government doesn't much matter for the rest of the world.
Trump may have fallen into a trap by softening his trade stance with China in exchange for North Korea “help," Michael Ivanovitch writes.