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The United States’ debt-to-GDP ratio, which improved during the inflationary spike of 2021-22, is expected to increase as inflation cools
Western countries must join the effort to transform multilateral financial institutions, even if it means ceding some of their own influence
To think that technology will save us from climate change is to invite riskier behavior, or moral hazard. Whether a climate solution creates
The chief of the feared Wagner Group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, has been attacking Russia’s top military brass and warning that ordinary Russians,
Preventing global warming by 1.5 degrees Celsius may seem impossible, but science shows it is feasible. It is also imperative.
Behavioral science has upended economics, but has not yet sufficiently changed it.
In recent years, China has capitalized on the G7’s diminishing share of global GDP to proclaim the superiority of its one-party system over
Farmers in the western United States argue that without access to relatively affordable water for cultivating feed-related crops such as alfalfa,
As tempting as it is to rely on multilateralism to solve a shared global problem like climate change, the world simply does not have the time
The latest debt-ceiling drama playing out in Washington is more worrying than usual. Even if President Joe Biden and congressional Republicans
As temperatures rise, the Himalayas are experiencing accelerated glacial melt, with dire consequences for water supplies and ecosystems far
At a time of rising geopolitical tensions and supply-chain fragmentation – when national-security considerations are shaping economic policy,
While the Biden administration’s economic agenda represents a welcome departure from past Democratic presidencies, its latest actions against
‘Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) offer monetary policy powerful countercyclical tools. Central banks would be foolish not to adopt
As the world moves on from four decades of neoliberalism, the Economist remains faithful to the orthodoxy of Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan,
After decades of heeding Deng Xiaoping’s advice to “hide its strength, bide its time, never take the lead,” China has apparently decided
Although Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has walked back recent remarks claiming that America has no important stake in the outcome of Russia’s
China is moving away from growth for growth’s sake. Instead, the focus is on balanced growth and macroeconomic stability.
Chatter that the dollar is about to be displaced as the world’s primary reserve currency are misplaced. The issue is not so much the strength
The primary lesson learned from recent banking stress is that banks are fundamentally risky ventures. Regulation must be improved and strengthened.
The late-twentieth-century assumption that democracy and markets would ultimately triumph everywhere has since been met by an intellectual
While China has made great strides in internationalizing its currency, the goal of dethroning the US dollar is still far off. To undermine
Though carbon-offset schemes are riddled with complexity, there is no question that they pay for something that matters. Far from being a