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.

China and the US: Two Visions, One Collaboration?

China-US collaboration on infrastructure projects in Asia could reduce extremism, improve relations and help companies
Marc Grossman
November 15, 2016

Four Fallacies About Trade and Globalization

Fear of trade overlooks that most value creation in advanced economies is based on services, not manufacturing
Ajai Gaur and Ram Mudambi
October 27, 2016

Waste Not, Want Not: Industries Innovate With Trash

With growing global population and urbanization comes more waste; governments, companies hunt for sustainable solutions
Susan Froetschel
October 11, 2016

Among All Uncertainties After Brexit Vote, Low Growth Is Sure

Britain moves slowly on EU exit – every new freedom negotiated will decrease access to the common market
David Dapice
August 18, 2016

India’s Digital Revolution Poised to Propel Services

The India Stack – connecting bank accounts, unique ID numbers and mobile phones – will deliver massive productivity in services
Nandan Nilekani
July 26, 2016

A Quarter Century of Market Reform Leaves India Richer With Wider Inequality

India joined global markets with its 1991 New Economic Policy, lifting GDP, but the income gap widened
Dilip Hiro
July 12, 2016

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The Weekly Standard: Of Debt and Detriment

Benn Steil and Emma Smith
February 21, 2017

Are Chinese Enterprises Being Taxed to Death?

China collects the bulk of its taxes from producers
Zhang Jun
January 10, 2017

Emerging Market Investors Prepare to Buckle Up for 2017

Worries include rising interest rates and protectionist policies from developed nations
Roger Blitz and Elaine Moore
January 2, 2017

Ignoring Climate Change Just Got More Expensive

The world is not doing enough to prepare
Eric Roston
December 28, 2016

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