Friday, June 5, 2009

Trade and the Crisis

In a comment to an earlier post, reader Leo remarked on the importance of trade in understanding the present crisis. This graph, from Eichengreen and O'Rourke, via Ezra Klein, speaks volumes.

The US, Europe, and France

A personal remembrance by Justin Vaisse.

Muppets take Paris?

Will the former CEO of the Jim Henson Company be the next ambassador to France? Polly-Vous Français has the story.