The magazine of international economic policy.

From the Summer 2004 issue

Avoiding a Currency War

How a new “dual-key” exchange rate system could help the United States, Japan, the eurozone—and China—find a way out.

By Adam S. Posen

Inside the FOMC

In his new book, a former Fed governor provides a rare glimpse of the inside workings of the Greenspan Federal Reserve.

By Laurence H. Meyer

Cooling China

Do international policymakers yet grasp all the global consequences of China’s coming investment boom?

By David Hale

Who’s Who in China’s Economic Policy

TIE’s biennial survey of the backroom power structure. Plus, a comprehensive who’s who of Washington’s top China watchers.

U.S.-European Love Affair

Forget the headlines. The money ties binding the world’s two largest economies are quietly strengthening.

By Daniel Gross

Europe Ten Years From Now

What are the chances the structure of the European Union as we know it will still largely be the same? TIE asked eighteen distinguished experts.

A symposium of views

Preventing European “Enronitis”

How European regulators are handling the spillover effects of Sarbanes-Oxley.

By Klaus C. Engelen

Bubble Bubble Mortgage Trouble

Have the GSEs created a clear and present danger to the U.S. financial system, the economy, and the dollar?

By Doug Noland

New House Rules

How the Feds are seeking to make the world safe for derivatives.

By Christopher Whalen

Ominous Signs

After years of muscling and/or seducing, Fannie and Freddie face some challenges bigger than they ever expected.

By Peter Wallison

Development, Trade, and Democracy

With international trade and aid reform stalled, the next President will have his hands full. There is a way, but is there a will?

By William Antholis

Is Continued Globalization of the World Economy Inevitable?

What are the chances the globalization process of recent decades will be seriously obstructed or will actually begin to reverse? Thirteen experts offer their views.

A symposium of views

Reducing Poverty

A blueprint for successfully concluding the Doha Trade Round.

By William R. Cline