It is time for investors to demand that boards of directors of pharmaceutical companies are held accountable to doing the right thing to reduce
Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) is misunderstood by its defenders and detractors. Elements of it can be useful, others are dangerous.
Is labor really getting a raw deal? Measured properly, the evidence is not as grim as some suggest. Looking ahead, productivity remains paramount.
Although France and Germany are more reliant on each other than ever, the two heavyweights at the heart of Europe still have vastly different
After decades of falling, violent crime is again on the rise in the US. Politics follows crime, making crime a wild card in next year’s
A successful global trading system requires good faith actors. In recent years, the US has undermined its standing by acting in bad faith.
The later the US Federal Reserve is in reacting properly to inflationary developments, the greater the likelihood that it will have to hit
Capitalism without capital has been wonderful for investors, but it’s time is over and new models are needed.
In the run-up to COP26, companies trumpeted their commitment to addressing climate change, often citing pledges to achieve goals decades in
Three great levers have historically moved the world: religion, government, and capital.
When forecasts are not specific enough to be actionable, the supply response cannot adjust in a timely or efficient manner. And because there
Even as major oil companies report record profits, the tide is turning against them and fossil fuels. The future belongs to renewables.
The spat between France and Britain over Northern Ireland is a tricky one. Its roots run deep in the EU experiment.
Now that the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the deficiencies of economic deregulation and market liberalization, a new policymaking paradigm
Even in 2013, a year of partisan rancor, Democrats and Republicans agreed to suspend the US federal government’s debt ceiling just a week
The bi-partisan support in the United States for welcoming Afghan refugees is heartening. But how long will it last?
Covid-19 did not derail the global economy, but the hard part could well be just the beginning.
Overcoming Islamic extremism will continue to test the West. But it can be done. The remedy requires equal parts hard and soft power.
Euphoria can blind us to what follows. Keynes presciently made that point a century ago. His insight is worthy of consideration today as bullish
Technological innovation alone does not boost productivity. Only when technology is widely adopted does it lift living standards. That’s
If we only share what is noble and good from the past, we can be sure that our understandings will be simplistic, inaccurate and leave us
Central banks are not infallible. But they are not chiefly responsible for rising inequality.
Given the unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on labor markets, there is a spirited debate over whether the US economy
Since 2008 – and more so during the pandemic – central bank money has been showered, via private bankers, on the ultra-rich, while everyone