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Acemoglu Talks Turkey

May 11, 2013

One of the world’s most noted economists — and coauthor of the prize-winning bestseller “Why Nations Fail” — offers an insider’s view of a turbulent region.

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A Global Solution to Monetary Policies

April 11, 2013

Jose Antonio Ocampo

What helps the United States can hurt emerging markets. José Antonio Ocampo, former under-secretary-general of the United Nations, argues for a unified approach that will benefit everyone.

Topics: United States, The Middle-Income Trap, News Makers, Economic Policy, Latin America | Read Article

Japan's Three Economic Arrows

April 9, 2013

Joseph E. Stiglitz

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz argues that Japan could become one of the few rays of light in an otherwise gloomy advanced-economy landscape.

Topics: Economic Policy, Asia | Read Article

What Is Italy Saying?

April 2, 2013

Joseph E. Stiglitz

The outcome of the Italian elections should send a clear message to Europe’s leaders: the austerity policies that they have pursued are being rejected by voters.

Topics: News Makers, Economic Policy, Europe | Read Article

Doing Good: Bad for the Bottom Line?

April 2, 2013

Betsy Wiesendanger

It’s long been a truism that good corporate citizenship cuts into profits. Not so, according to new research. Investors and managers who take a long-term view find that doing good can pay off where it counts: in ROI and stock price.

Topics: Management, Economic Policy, Global Investing | Read Article

Accounting for a Sustainable Future

March 29, 2013

Betsy Wiesendanger

A new initiative is trying to do for social responsibility what FASB did for accounting. But will companies go along with mandatory reporting of their dirty deeds?

Topics: Management, Economic Policy, Global Investing | Read Article

The World Economy: What Now?

February 13, 2013

Watch a webcast of this very special symposium featuring Glenn Hubbard, Joseph Stiglitz, Shang-Jin Wei, José Antonio Ocampo, and Richard Clarida.

Topics: United States, The Middle-Income Trap, News Makers, Economic Policy, China, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Global Investing, Africa | Read Article

China, the Energy Drain

January 28, 2013

Sharon Kahn

By some estimates, China has leapfrogged the United States to become the world’s largest energy consumer. But it appears to be cleaning up its act — and its air.

Topics: The Middle-Income Trap, Economic Policy, China, Asia, Global Investing | Read Article

The Post-Crisis Crisis

January 28, 2013

Joseph E. Stiglitz

An economic and political system that does not deliver for most citizens is not sustainable in the long run, says Nobel Laureate and Chazen Advisor Joseph E. Stiglitz.

Topics: United States, News Makers, Economic Policy, China, Asia, Europe, India, Africa | Read Article

China’s Next Steps: Six Smart Moves

December 4, 2012

Sharon Kahn

A new report outlines six critical steps that will help China avoid stagnation and become a high-income nation.

Topics: The Middle-Income Trap, Economic Policy, China | Read Article