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Mexico’s Revenge

The Atlantic quoting Professor of Global Development Policy and co-director of the Global Economic Governance Initiative at Boston University, Dr. Kevin P. Gallagher on his opinion about Trump and Mexico. “Mexico is realizing that it has been overexposed to the U.S., and it’s now trying to hedge its bets” – Kevin Gallagher Read more here

BankThink Trump’s ‘core’ regulatory principles warrant more scrutiny

Professor Cornelius Hurley talks about Trump’s executive order on ‘core’ regulatory principles in American Banker! Unlike the response to his executive order on immigration, thousands of citizens did not hit the streets to protest President Trump’s executive order on “core principles” for regulating the financial system. No clever signs, no calls to “Dump Trump” — just […]

Wells Fargo Scandal May Cloud Chao’s Move to Trump Cabinet Post

The president-elect’s pick for Transportation Secretary made at least $1.1 million last year as a corporate director, highlighting her ability to revolve between government service and the private sector. While Trump has named corporate executives and investors to run the Treasury and Commerce departments, Chao’s nomination embodies the political revolving door that many of his voters despised the […]

The Pendulum Swings

President-Elect Donald Trump may be a notoriously lousy credit risk, but the former reality TV star’s newest gig as president of the United States could be a boon to bankers weary of regulatory burden. Cornelius “Con” Hurley, director of the Center for Finance, Law and Policy at Boston University, envisions a similar fate for the […]

China eyes regional trade deal void left by Trump’s win

China will step into the political vacuum created by Donald Trump’s US presidential election win to forge stronger ties with ­Latin America and advance ­Beijing-led free-trade deals at the Apec summit in Lima, Peru, this week, analysts said. Kevin Gallagher, Professor of Global Development Policy at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston […]

Biggest U.S. Banks Head Downward on Brexit Move By Ronald Orol, The Street Jun 24, 2016 10:25 AM EDT The largest U.S. banks traded down significantly early Friday over uncertainty stemming from the impact on their heavy London presence and cloudy revenue and expenses expectations in the aftermath of the U.K.’s stunning vote to leave the […]

Research Director Kevin Gallagher Quoted in the FT

China’s ambitions for Asia show through in ‘Silk Road’ lending “… According to data collected by Boston University’s Global Economic Governance Initiative and the Washington-based think-tank The Inter-American Dialogue, the China Development Bank and the Export-Import Bank of China provided upwards of $29bn to Latin American governments in 2015 — even as the World Bank […]