Opinion

Two-Face Traders Exploiting Palestinian Bloodshed

Washington’s decision to transfer of the US embassy to Jerusalem, without any concessions from the Israeli government in exchange was an unfair move and a huge mistake. The embassy move happened without Israel offering anything in return—not even showing the slightest sign of advancing the peace

Want a Recession Forecast? Ask a Machine

Academic macroeconomists almost never try to make forecasts about the macroeconomy. That probably sounds almost unbelievable to most people, but it’s true — look at any macro paper in a mainstream economic journal, and there’s only a very small chance that it will be about forecasting.

The Rise of Israel in the Region

The United States going back on its commitments to the nuclear agreement with Iran is an important development with potential political implications for the entire region.

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