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European Commission estimates of the drop in GDP in 2020.

Last Thursday, commentators and analysts alike were startled when the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that the Gross Domestic Product, after dropping by 1.3 percent in the first quarter, had dropped by 9.5 percent in the second quarter, which meant it had...

The following commentary written by Ian Shapiro, Sterling Professor of Political Science, and Michael Graetz, Professor of Law Emeritus, appeared in the July 27 of Medium:

There is a realistic and...

David Frost and Michel Barnier at the start of the UK-EU negotiation, Brussels, March 2020.

Mindful that the clock continues to tick, second by second, toward midnight on Dec. 31, when the UK will leave the EU’s Single Market and Customs Union, with or without an agreement in regard to their future relationship, and mindful also of the very limited progress in the negotiation of an...

India should not allow one emergency — the pandemic — to turn into another. Food security problems are not abating and there are clear steps that should be taken before it is too late. The following article written by Rohini Pande...
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel after Tuesday’s agreement on recovery plan and MFF.

On Friday, the European Council, the heads of state or government of the 27 EU member states, convened in Brussels for what was intended to be a two-day meeting to consider, and hopefully approve, the Commission’s €750 billion recovery plan and its €1.1 trillion Multiannual Fiscal Framework (MFF...