Economics in the News

The New York Times

China’s Manufacturing Sector Expands at Swifter Pace
Friday, July 25, 2014
A closely watched monthly survey suggests that the economy is gaining momentum as government stimulus measures kick in.

A Chinese Gold Standard?
Friday, July 25, 2014
With a balanced budget and a gold-backed currency, China's economy could become even more formidable.

Eurozone Growth Rebounds in July
Friday, July 25, 2014
A private-sector survey showed that business activity rose, but that worries about the Ukraine crisis have begun to cloud the outlook.

Promises of Hope Tarnished by Lack of Change
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Even as the president garners international praise for pushing through reforms in energy, education and taxes, voters are less willing to embrace platitudes without true transparency.

China Tensions Choke Off Tourism to Vietnam
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Chinese accounted for roughly a million foreign visitors to Vietnam in the first half of the year. But in June, arrivals from the Chinese mainland fell about 30 percent.