In search of a new capitalism in the rubble of globalization

Since the 2008 financial crisis, the international community has been mobilizing, especially during the G20 summits, to find solutions. Ludovic Marin / AFP global economy Atlantico Oren Cass, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, management consultant at Bain & Company, and editor of the Harvard Law Review, envisions a trip to the … Read more

Heading for the worst price shock in 50 years: do governments or central banks have the resources to act?

In front of Frankfurt’s Euro Tower, home of the European Central Bank, is a giant Euro symbol. JOHN MACDOUGALL / AFP Market concerns Faced with Covid, most developed countries have started at all costs. Is there a similar recipe (at least in terms of welfare protection effects) for a negative supply shock? Atlantico: The World … Read more

Sri Lanka plunged into economic and political crisis

Sri Lanka, gripped by an acute economic crisis, faces famine, the South Asian country’s parliament speaker warned, agitated by protests demanding the president’s departure. Gotabaya Rajapaksasince March 31. The island of 22 million inhabitants is facing its worst economic crisis since independence from the United Kingdom in 1948, with shortages of essential goods (food, fuel, … Read more