The magazine of international economic policy.

From the Winter 2016 issue

The Future of Globalization

Jeffrey Garten, the author of the remarkable new book From Silk to Silicon: The Story of Globalization Through Ten Extraordinary Lives, recently met with TIE founder and editor David Smick to discuss innovation, capitalism, and the future of globalization.

Is Currency Devaluation Overrated?

A rip-roaring global debate is underway over whether currency devaluations are overrated as a means of enhancing national prosperity.

A symposium of views

Problems Everywhere

The risks to the world economy.

By John M. Berry

The Next Step Forward

Building a system for sovereign debt restructuring.

By Joseph E. Stiglitz and Martin Guzman

The Lean or Clean Controversy

Should financial stability considerations be part of monetary policy?

By Klaus C. Engelen

Time for a U.S.-Iran Investment Treaty

Return Iran to the fold of global finance.

By Mansoor Dailami

Time for Global Money?

Not yet. The perfect should not be made the enemy of the good.

By Larry Hatheway and Alexander Friedman

China’s Unwilling Consumers

A dramatic expansion in household demand is a long way off.

By Keyu Jin

Off the News

Is China the next Japan?, a stock market bummer, and the cost of creative destruction (insurance industry version).