Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz, University Professor at Columbia University, holds forth on what economists can predict — and when they should keep their mouths shut.
Government land requisitions are giving way — slowly— to individual property rights in China. Qiren Zhou, professor of economics at Peking University, fills in the blanks at the recent N.T. Wang Distinguished Lecture.
How much is too much? At a Global Economic Forum, sponsored by the Chazen Institute in February 2014, Ruchir Sharma of Morgan Stanley drew the boundary between sensible predictions and pure guesswork when looking at economic trends.
One old saying among finance wonks is it’s easier to predict the past than it is the future. Some of the world’s leading economists spar with the editor of Foreign Affairs to attempt to do both.
Those endless coffee chats and get-togethers can be so exhausting. Mary Ann Casati, a founding partner of Circle Financial Group in New York, offers a better, more genuine way to widen your professional circle.
China’s rapid urbanization strategy requires a financing system that can keep up. So far, the evidence isn't promising.
The concept du jour in US policy debates posits that the United States (and perhaps other advanced economies) has entered a long period of anemic GDP growth. Now, stagnation may also be coming to Latin America.
There’s not much to cheer about in the new year, says Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz. He offers a rundown of where the bright spots are in a mostly gloomy global economy in the months and years ahead.