The magazine of international economic policy.

From the Fall 2005 issue

Chairman Bernanke’s First Concern

What if the world economy slows?

By David M. Smick

Overshoot? Behind the Curve? Or Just Right?

This time, will the Federal Reserve know how high to raise interest rates? TIE surveyed some leading Fed watchers to assess how the FOMC is doing.

A survey of experts

How the U.S. Congress Views China

Lindsey Graham, the Senate’s rising star on Chinese trade and finance issues, sits down for a chat.

A TIE exclusive interview.

The Next Great Pyramid Game

A disturbing inside peek at China’s financial mania.

By Christopher Whalen

China Inc., International

How Chinese companies have discreetly internationalized their operations.

By Friedrich Wu

Wisdom from the Graybeards

Washington and other capitals are chock-full of experienced policy experts who have “seen it all before.” Of these distinguished individuals, James Schlesinger leads the pack. The former CIA Director and U.S. Defense and Energy Departments chief offers unparalleled insights in a TIE exclusive interview.

Energy Fables

When fantasy confronts reality.

By Charles Wolf, Jr.

The Moral Case for Growth

Material progress and moral progress, which have always embodied an optimism about the human enterprise, go together. That’s why growth is essential in any society.

By Benjamin M. Friedman

BIS Birthday Blues

Uneasy times as the Bank for International Settlements turns 75.

By Klaus C. Engelen