Forget G-8, try the G-Zero

May 17, 2012
Commentator Ian Bremmer says no group of countries can control the global economy.

Departing World Bank president looks back

Apr 12, 2012
After five years, Robert Zoellick is about to step down as the president of the World Bank. He discusses the changing role of the organization in today's global economy.

How governments failed the global economy

Mar 19, 2012
Our financial troubles here and abroad stem from a confluence of causes. But if governments can do anything to fix our economic situation, shouldn't they have already?

A tale of two economies

Feb 16, 2012
As the U.S. economy improves measurably, Europe slips into crisis mode.

Beyond our means

Jan 18, 2012
Sad to say, the 19th and early 20th century notion of the democratization of savings became the late 20th century idea of the democratization of credit. It's time to change the focus of public policy.

Germany contracts, China looms

Jan 11, 2012
News today that the German economy contracted sent markets down sharply. But was it all just noise?

The Twelve Surprising Trends That Will Reshape the Global Economy by Daniel Altman

Jan 19, 2011
We talked to economist Daniel Altman about his latest book "Outrageous Fortunes," where he discusses the trends that he thinks will shape the...

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