From the Winter 2006 issue
Former U.S. Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich recently suggested the present-day global situation bears a striking resemblance to 1935, with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s pursuit of nuclear weapons capability—not to mention his anti-Jewish sentiments—strikingly similar to Adolf Hitler’s quest in the 1930s for weapons superiority. Is this observation credible or over the top?
Iran’s Ahmadinejad: Crazy or Crazy Like a Fox?
Why the Fed is in trouble.
What Japanese deflation did and did not do.
An important senior Tokyo financial strategist sizes up the last two decades of U.S. monetary policy.
How housing is driving the world economy.
The first step toward shifting to a consumption-based economy.
What to make of the age demographic.
The growing irrelevance of the International Monetary Fund.
How the former U.S. lawmaker is changing the SEC.
The Subsaharan attempt to join the emerging markets club.
How local services stimulate economic expansion.
Economic realism in a new book on post-Soviet economic transformation.