The magazine of international economic policy.

From the Fall 2018 issue

Europe Is in More Trouble Than You Think

What the elite experts all have in common is the failure to grasp dynamic shifts that have taken place in our societies.

By Wolfgang Münchau

Merkel Scrambles for the Exit

And the successor race begins.

By Klaus C. Engelen

The Continued Case for Brexit

The political and institutional effects of Britain’s leaving the European Union are positive.

By Bernard Connolly

Is the U.S.-China Economic Relationship About to Permanently Shrink?

AEI’s Derek Scissors makes the case that both the United States and China will soon reach the conclusion that the relationship involves two incompatible forces. If so, how will this change affect the global order? Twenty distinguished global strategists consider the question, followed by a response from Scissors.

A symposium of views

Featuring commentary from Craig Allen, Yuen Yuen Ang, C. Fred Bergsten, William E. Brock, Diana Choyleva, Richard N. Cooper, Andrew DeWit, Mohamed A. El-Erian, Jason Furman, Joseph E. Gagnon, Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Richard Jerram, Hongyi Lai, Jennifer Lind, Catherine L. Mann, Robert A. Manning, Peter Navarro, Jim O'Neill, Derek Scissors, Jeffrey R. Shafer, and Atman Trivedi.

China’s Emperor for Life

The new top-down, heavily centralized search for the “Chinese Dream.”

By Chi Lo

A Bone-Headed Move

The unfortunate case of permanent most-favored nation status for China.

By Greg Mastel

American Trade Hypocrisy

The notion that the United States is being cheated across the board is not only wrong, but dangerous.

By Simon Lester

America’s Dollar Power Politics

It may be weakening the greenback’s dominant role as reserve currency.

By Otmar Issing

Message to Chairman Powell

Stop talking imbalances and start calling for more self-financing infrastructure projects.

By Richard C. Koo

The 2019 Economic Downturn

Trump’s pushing of too many aggressive policies simultaneously is a mistake.

By Philip K. Verleger, Jr.

Outperforming the Market

An important investor offers four key lessons in this excerpt from her new book.

By Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg

Mastering Capitalism in the Digital Economy

A top tech investor updates his powerful book.

By William Janeway

Venezuela Needs Debt Restructuring

But it won’t happen with the current regime in power.

By Steven T. Kargman

Off the News

Primate change, yield curve predictor, and the Fed funds rate since 1979.

View from the Beltway

Saving Capitalism: The gap in prosperity between wage earners and investors is growing ever more worrisome.

By Owen Ullmann