Assessing the “Trump risk” in a looming contentious US election

Posted on 02. Nov, 2016 by Jean Jacques Ohana in Weekly Focus

Beyond Trump’s detailed economic platform, his election would represent, in the wake of the Brexit vote, a major setback for free trade and another victory for protectionism. A victory for Trump would raise concerns about the legitimacy of the Federal Reserve as Trump called into question the monetary policy carried out by Janet Yellen. Furthermore, [...]