Although overly confident predictions about artificial intelligence are as old as the field itself, there is good reason to take seriously
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China’s faltering growth reflects waning confidence in the country’s governing elite.
The US Federal Reserve has clearly signaled that it is in no hurry to align its policy interest rate with the presumed value of the neutral
A Trump victory this November would hasten the return of US isolationism and the decline of American hegemony. The roots of American withdrawal
Despite facing a flagging economy, powerful demographic headwinds, and an escalating rivalry with the United States, the Chinese government
Although many countries have the means to direct new investment toward decarbonization and other socially and environmentally beneficial outcomes,
Economics has the tools to address climate change, inequality, development and globalization. But it must use them more wisely.
Inequality has become more pronounced in recent decades. It is a function of a dysfunctional economy. Recognition is the first step toward
While the sovereign-debt crisis that is currently unfolding across the developing world may not have the immediate global impact of the 2008-09
In a world beset by inequality, private jets represent the tip of the spear. It is time to do something about it.
The long-standing economic consensus that interest rates would remain low indefinitely, making debt cost-free, is no longer tenable. Even
Kissinger left a complex legacy, highlighted by strategic brilliance and tarnished by deep flaws. In his life’s work and actions reside
A two-state solution must be bold, creative and inclusive. That does not make it impossible.
More than two years after economists divided into opposing camps over the nature of the post-pandemic inflation, we now know which side was
As inflation recedes bond yields are apt to fall.
Dogs demonstrably make their owners happier. As a result, dog-owners are likely to be more productive. Doggone it!
Between new wars, the return of nuclear brinkmanship, and threats to the US dollar, there is good reason to worry about the future of global
‘President Xi prioritizes political control over growth. He is getting his way, for better or worse’.
As multilateral institutions debate how to mitigate future disease outbreaks, we can take practical steps to improve upon the innovative mechanisms,
To achieve a just transition to renewables, the international community must enable emerging and developing economies to make the necessary
Heated academic debates between proponents and opponents of traditional economic growth under capitalism might make for good television, but
The conspicuous absence of leaders such as Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the 78th session of the
The world’s 28 poorest countries are facing growing social, economic, and political distress, owing to rising debt burdens, diminishing
What some decry as protectionism and mercantilism is really a rebalancing toward addressing important national issues. The biggest risk to