The magazine of international economic policy.

From the Winter 2018 issue

Will China's New Trade/Debt Diplomacy Strategy Reshape The World?

Will China's "Belt and Road" strategy lead merely to dominance in trade, with eventually significant worldwide political backlash? Or will the Belt and Road Initiative eventually reshape the international landscape?

Featuring commentary from Yuen Yuen Ang, Anders Åslund, Michael J. Boskin, Ian Bremmer, Gene H. Chang, Bernard Connolly, Richard N. Cooper, Patrick M. Cronin, W. Bowman Cutter, Mansoor Dailami, Andrew DeWit, Barry Eichengreen, Richard D. Erb, James K. Galbraith, James E. Glassman, Jonathan E. Hillman, R. Glenn Hubbard, Richard Jerram, Gary N. Kleiman, Arthur Kroeber, Hongyi Lai, Chris Leung, Chong-Pin Lin, Edward N. Luttwak, Robert A. Manning, Greg Mastel, Joseph S. Nye, Jim O’Neill, John Pomfret, Daniel H. Rosen, Derek Scissors, Daniel Twining, Makoto Utsumi, R. Christopher Whalen, Logan Wright, and Friedrich Wu.

A symposium of views

Dominating Global Juggernaut?

On China, it’s too early to tell.

By Atman Trivedi

A Profound Game Changer

Coming soon.

By Chris Leung

China’s Economic Cyclone

Its state-owned enterprises are a dark cloud over the global economy.

By Greg Mastel

Trump’s Tariff

How it compares with Reagan's trade policy.

By Dani Rodrik

Global Growth Headache

Japan is an example of what happens when you ignore the little guy.

By Tadashi Nakamae

The Dismantling of Angela Merkel

The blow-by-blow of what happened.

By Klaus C. Engelen

Two New “Post-Piketty” Books

A review of The Captured Economy: How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality by Brink Lindsey and Steven M. Teles, and Capitalism Without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy by Jonathan Haskel and Stian Westlake.

By Norman A. Bailey

Off the News

Is the sky falling? Is the stock market overrated? Is inflation a monetary phenomenon? and more.