The magazine of international economic policy.


The Search for a Global Financial Statecraft

TIE founder and editor David Smick interviews former Institute of International Finance head Charles H. Dallara about his new book, the Greek debt crisis, and the prospects for global financial statecraft.

How Mexico Got Its Lunch Back

But the new U.S.-Mexico-China connection is a mixed story.

By Daniel Rosen, Agatha Kratz, and Reva Goujon

America’s Productivity Disappointment

If you were offering advice to the next U.S. president, what policies would you suggest to boost stagnant productivity in the United States, which has been running below 2 percent for nearly two decades? More than two dozen policy experts share their thoughts.

Featuring commentary from Marco Annunziata, Scott K.H. Bessent, Stephen G. Cecchetti, Robert H. Dugger, Jason Furman, James E. Glassman, Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Steven B. Kamin, Mickey D. Levy, Michael Lind, Lawrence B. Lindsey, Robert E. Litan, Michael Mandel, and Kermit Schoenholtz.

A symposium of views

Don’t Write Off Europe

The case for a comeback.

By Kenneth Rogoff

Beijing Tells an Upbeat Story

Here’s the counter view.

By Pippa Malmgren

Could China Soon Face a Food Shortage/Distribution Problem?

The drumbeat of disappointing economic news from China has been getting louder.

A symposium of views

Featuring commentary from Dean Baker, Andrew DeWit, James K. Galbraith, James E. Glassman, Richard Jerram, Hongyi Lai, Zongyuan Zoe Liu, Zhun Xu, and Fuxian Yi.

Energy Transition Fantasies

A story of tough sledding.

By Philip K. Verleger, Jr.

“A Humble Lot”

How forecasters can improve their dismal inflation record.

By Willem H. Buiter and Ebrahim Rahbari

A Keynes Redo

An attempt at a macroeconomics for the twenty-first century.

By Robert J. Barbera and Gerald Holtham

Off the News

View from the Beltway

Hype and hysteria: The great AI debate.

By Owen Ullmann

Letter from Berlin

Germany’s security failure. Bumbling Chancellor Scholz

puts the West at risk.

By Klaus C. Engelen