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A Hawk Named Hillary

Hillary Clinton is running for president not only on her record as secretary of state, but also by presenting herself as tougher than Barack Obama on foreign-policy issues. With this stance, she presumably plans to distance herself from a president … Read More

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Professor Stephen Haseler introduces new book at 2014 John Campbell Lecture

In the fourth annual John Campbell Lecture, organised by Republic and the Federal Union, Professor Stephen Haseler introduced his new book, ‘Our Broken Kingdom’. Professor Haseler argued that the Scottish referendum has dealt a fatal blow to our antiquated constitution, … Read More

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International Financial Integration and Long Run Trends in Short Term Japanese Interest Rates

This paper utilises long term data series on short-term Japanese interest rates to identify historical changes in interest rate behaviour. Japanese trajectories are then compared to those of key foreign short-term rates and their relationship examined using cointegration analysis to … Read More

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Blair and Cameron: Two Peas in a European Pod

It is sometimes said that David Cameron regards Tony Blair as his political model. The European policies of the two Prime Ministers may appear superficially very different. Mr. Blair presented himself as fundamentally favourable to the European Union, and Mr. … Read More

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What impact will the end of QE in the USA have on Emerging Markets?

While it is still generally expected that the end of the Fed’s QE programme in November 2014[i] will be followed by a gradual and limited increase in the Bank Rate and the Fed Fund Rate, with no changes before the … Read More

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A Hawk Named Hillary

Hillary Clinton is running for president not only on her record as secretary of state, but also by presenting herself as tougher than Barack Obama on foreign-policy issues. With this stance, she presumably plans to distance herself from a president … Read More

Screen shot 2014-11-17 at 20.53.08

International Financial Integration and Long Run Trends in Short Term Japanese Interest Rates

This paper utilises long term data series on short-term Japanese interest rates to identify historical changes in interest rate behaviour. Japanese trajectories are then compared to those of key foreign short-term rates and their relationship examined using cointegration analysis to … Read More

Donnelly

Blair and Cameron: Two Peas in a European Pod

It is sometimes said that David Cameron regards Tony Blair as his political model. The European policies of the two Prime Ministers may appear superficially very different. Mr. Blair presented himself as fundamentally favourable to the European Union, and Mr. … Read More

chris-nixon-profile

What impact will the end of QE in the USA have on Emerging Markets?

While it is still generally expected that the end of the Fed’s QE programme in November 2014[i] will be followed by a gradual and limited increase in the Bank Rate and the Fed Fund Rate, with no changes before the … Read More

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A Way Out for Ukraine and Russia

The progress of the conflict in eastern Ukraine is utterly predictable. Since the rebellion began with Russian backing five months ago, it’s been obvious that the Kremlin would not allow the rebels to be crushed by force. READ THE FULL … Read More

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Nord Stream and the Reality of Russia's 'Gas Weapon'

The 8th of November 2011 marks a new beginning in energy relations between the EU and Russia. Bypassing traditional transit countries, such as Belarus and Ukraine, the Nord stream pipeline will permit natural gas to be directly delivered from Russia … Read More

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Can the G-20 Contribute to More Stable Food Prices?

The 22-23rd June 2011 G-20 Paris meeting was historic. For the first time, the G-20’s agricultural ministers gathered jointly with representatives from main international institutions such as the World Bank (WB), World Trade Organisation (WTO), FAO and the World Food … Read More

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The US-India Partnership: Time to Lead

The U.S.-India relationship has had an upward trajectory. In fact, during his visit to India in November 2010, President Barack Obama said that U.S.-India relations will be “one of the defining partnerships of the 21st century”. Alluding to President Obama’s … Read More

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The Challenge of a Pakistani Spring

Many Middle Eastern regimes have fallen due to the recent surge in youth-driven movements for rights and democracy. This change, the so called Arab Spring, is propagating on its own terms. A recent law passed in the Kingdom of Saudi … Read More

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The Impact of Osama bin Laden's Death on International Islamic Terrorism

Following  the 9/11 attacks in the United States, Al Qaeda’s leader Osama Bin Laden became the main preoccupation of the US intelligence services. Almost one decade later, on May, 2nd 2011, US President Barack Obama put an end to the … Read More

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John Campbell Lecture 2014 - Graham Allen MP (4 November 2014)

In the fourth annual John Campbell Lecture, organised by Republic and the Federal Union, Professor Stephen Haseler introduced his new book, ‘Our Broken Kingdom’. Professor Haseler argued that the Scottish referendum has dealt a fatal blow to our antiquated constitution, … Read More

John Campbell Lecture 2014 - Professor Stephen Haseler (4 November 2014)

In the fourth annual John Campbell Lecture, organised by Republic and the Federal Union, Professor Stephen Haseler introduced his new book, Our Broken Kingdom. Professor Haseler argued that the Scottish referendum has dealt a fatal blow to our antiquated constitution, … Read More

Europe In or Out? Interview with Brendan Donnelly

Performance & Reward Centre (PARC), CRF’s sister organisation, interviews Brendan Donnelly, Director at The Federal Trust and Senior Research Fellow at the Global Policy Institute, on the business benefits to staying within the EU and why European regulation and immigration … Read More

The Annual Limerick Lecture: The City of London at the Cross-Roads (13 March 2014)

London, and its financial district, goes from strength to strength. But in 2014 it faces serious questions. What of its effect on the wider UK? Is it a driver of growth or an over-mighty subject? Should it be celebrated or … Read More

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Getting Europe Moving Together

With the aim of identifying constructive ways to develop European prosperity, the Federal Trust, the Industry Forum and the Global Policy Institute, financially supported by the European Commission Representation in London, have been running thoughout 2012 a project entitled “Getting … Read More

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New GPI Research Project: Out of the Turmoil: A New Middle East?

Against the background of the current turmoil in the Middle East, the Global Policy Institute and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation are jointly organising a policy research project which seeks to: identify the main drivers of change; outline possible scenarios for … Read More