The global economy thrives on globalization and the increasing interdependence of finance, production, consumption and trade. Such integration has reduced poverty, yet varying national policies along with ever-increasing speed of transactions and market news have also contributed to imbalances, both among nations and within. Regulations often do not keep pace in managing cross-border debt, foreign direct investment, corporate practices, tax codes or economic bubbles. The eurozone crisis and the US subprime mortgage crisis have demonstrated that one nation’s problems and panic can spread like wildfire. Nations must combine a competitive spirit with cooperation to achieve stable economic growth and sustainable prosperity.

Four Contradictions of US Trade Policy

Chris Miller
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Disrupting US-China Relations Will Incur High Costs

Farok J. Contractor
February 28, 2017

Next Debt Crisis Might Affect Emerging Market Corporate Sector

Emerging markets enjoyed cheap loans since 2008, but now confront rising interest rates and a struggle to refinance
Anthony Rowley
January 26, 2017

US Dollar Reigns Supreme for Developing World, But Not For Long

The developing world fails to enact structural reforms, cannot borrow in their currencies, and depends on the US dollar
Will Hickey
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