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Hans-Werner Sinn

Hans-Werner Sinn

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Hans-Werner Sinn, Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Munich, is a former president of the Ifo Institute for Economic Research and serves on the German economy ministry’s Advisory Council. He is the author, most recently, of The Euro Trap: On Bursting Bubbles, Budgets, and Beliefs (Oxford University Press, 2014).

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  1. rogoff224_Spencer PlattGetty Images_gas and oil prices Spencer Platt/Getty Images

    The Energy Price Roller Coaster

    Kenneth Rogoff

    In the longer term, oil and gas prices look set to rise unless investment picks up sharply, which seems unlikely given current policy guidance. Giant waves of supply and demand shocks will likely continue to roil energy markets and the global economy.

    predicts further waves of supply and demand shocks in global oil and gas markets.
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    US Democracy Under Concerted Attack

    George Soros

    The American public has been alarmed and aroused by the US Supreme Court's growing extremism. But voters need to recognize the Court's radical majority for what it is: part of a carefully laid plan to turn the US into a repressive regime.

    fears that the radicalization of the US Supreme Court is part of a larger plan to create a repressive regime.

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