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When the US effectively floated the US dollar in 1971, many foresaw the end, or at least the beginning of the end, of the Bretton Woods system
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Rich-country governments should be prepared to invest an additional $1 trillion per year to boost growth and lay strong foundations for a
If an alien intelligence were monitoring news on Earth, they would probably assume China was eating America’s lunch. They would be mistaken.
Zachary Karabell is a leading public intellectual. His most recent book, Inside Money: Brown Brothers Harriman and the American Way of Power
Although prominent cryptocurrency advocates are politically connected and have democratized their base, regulators simply cannot sit on their
Since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020, the US government has provided tens of millions of households with direct injections of cash.
A rare discussion with one of Europe’s leading economists and global thinkers.
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The current approach to COVID-19 vaccination – using limited vaccine supplies to protect low-risk populations in a handful of countries
If we are truly going to ‘build back better,’ a smart start would be to introduce progressive green taxes.
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Although tough trade-offs are sometimes unavoidable, there is a way for policymakers to maintain a robust global economic recovery in 2021
Autarky and authoritarianism rarely accompany economic dynamism. China’s latest fie year plan, which emphasizes both, could be a road to
When it comes to tariffs, self-interest and mutual interest are aligned. By reversing Trump tariff’s, everyone will be better off.
A growing acceptance of aggressive fiscal policy is supposed to be the first principle of a new, post-revolutionary regime in macroeconomics.
This rapid embrace of sustainability and social purpose is understandable, and mostly welcome. However, there are dangers in the uncritical
Thucydides attributed the war that ripped apart the ancient Greek world to two causes: the rise of Athenian power, and the fear that this
The recent uptick in bond yields bears watching, for the implications could be far-reaching for markets, economies and politics.
Humanity faces critical decisions in the 2020s. The coronavirus was a warning shot about our misalignment with nature – a prelude, perhaps,
The pandemic has been a human disaster on many levels, much of which was initially beyond our control. But when it comes to how government
Much of the debate about the relationship between capitalism and democracy, economics and ethics, individual and community overlooks a very