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.

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
January 17, 2017

Alaska Airport Is a Big Link for the Global Supply Chain

The subarctic airport in Anchorage airport is a natural place for refueling and ranks fourth in world for air cargo
Will Swagel
January 5, 2017

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

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Brookings: Housing Africa

Vera Songwe
February 21, 2017

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

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