Constantin Gurdgiev

Four Months of the Invisible Fiscal Discipline

U.S Treasury latest figures (through May 2017) for Federal Government’s fiscal (I’m)balance are an interesting read this year for a number of reasons. One of these is the promise of fiscal responsibility and cutting of public spending and deficits made by President Trump and the Republicans during last year’s campaigns.

Trump, Paris, Climate: The Problem is Bigger than COP21

U.S. withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord has been described by various policymakers, analysts and journalists around the world as a travesty, betrayal of the environment, and the surrender of the U.S. leadership (from undefinable ‘global leadership’ to historically incorrect ‘environmental leadership’). In reality, it is none of the above, despite the fact that it does not bode well