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Donald Trump and global order: disruption or continuity?

The picture is reassuring. The Ministers of Finance of the twenty largest economies in the world, together with the Managing Director of the IMF, display a perfunctory smile. But despite this reassuring impression, the G20 Finance Ministers meeting that was held in Baden Baden, in Germany, marks the end of an era. It signals a […]

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Interview on TRT World

Alexandre Kateb, chief economist with the Tell Group in Paris and the former Greek ambassador to Canada, Leonidas Chrysanth-opoulos, weigh in on the IMF’s past and present. TRT World’s business programme looks at the financial news that affects ordinary people. Matthew Moore presents ‘Money Talks’ from TRT World’s studios in Istanbul. From Wall Street to […]

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Europe : the enduringly nonexistent power

It is one of the most interesting paradoxes of our world. The European Union has a population of almost half a billion inhabitants, spanned across more than two dozens of distinct political constituencies, and it boasts the largest economy and consumption market in the world. Yet it is entirely devoid of any true state-like sovereignty. […]

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Interview on France 24 about the BRICS summit in Durban

I was interviewed by France 24 Business Bulletin about the BRICS summit in Durban and about what the BRICS countries were trying to achieve

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China in Africa : the France 24 Debate.

    Why the backlash against Beijing? François Picard’s panel pays close attention to the terms and conditions attached to the $20bn in loans pledged by China’s new president to Africa, and to the true pros and cons of a China-Africa relationship that continues to grow. Solange GUO CHATELARD. Associate at the Max Planck Institute […]

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The West and the Rest in a multipolar world

The liberal world order that was shaped by the United States and its allies half  a century ago is not necessarily doomed by the advent of multipolarity. I explain why in this article.

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Interview on Dukascopy on the economic situation in the euro zone and the outlook for the major currencies

Interview of Alexandre Kateb on Dukascopy on the economic situation in the euro zone and the outlook for the major currencies

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Beyond the G-Zero world

This article has been published in The Huffington Post at the following url Political analyst Ian Bremmer hit the news after coining a year ago with economist Nouriel Roubini what they together called a “G-zero world“, i.e. a world in which no single country, however big and powerful it is, can set the global agenda […]

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Interview on the situation in the euro zone and the outlook for the major currencies

Interview on the situation in the euro zone and the outlook for the major currencies

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Europe needs a New Deal to restart growth

The election of the Socialist François Hollande to the Presidency of the French Republic and the massive rejection of the mainstream pro-austerity political parties by the Greek electorate are clear signs that Europe is reconsidering growth over austerity. Indeed, the “austerity and nothing but austerity” mantra, championed by German chancellor Angela Merkel and her allies, failed to impress grassroots European citizens […]