From the implications of an increased minimum wage to current account balances across the globe to the fiscal policies of the United States and the United Kingdom, economist Menzie Chinn keeps an eye on all trends macro.
Economist Menzie Chinn commented in the August 24 Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel on China’s stock market and relations with the United States. He notes that in times of economic instability, calls by presidential candidates for sanctions on China are likely to counterproductive, leading to more global financial turmoil.
From “Brexit” to U.S. presidential candidates talking about immigration, from the latest job reports to the latest dip in oil prices, every event that makes the headlines carries an economic impact, and a blog co-authored by a UW-Madison professor analyzes and contextualizes these newsworthy happenings.
Professor Menzie Chinn appeared on C-SPAN to talk about his book, Lost Decades: The Making of America’s Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery.