The Rise of the Petroyuan and the Slow Erosion of Dollar Hegemony

By Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett For seventy years, one of the critical foundations of American power has been the dollar’s standing as the...

The World Bank and Neoliberalism: Continuity and Discontinuity in the Making of an Agenda

By Howard Stein Since the latter part of the 1990s the World Bank has increasingly claimed its main focus is on poverty reduction and development....

How Finance is Shaping the Economies of China, Japan, and Korea

By Yung Chul Park, Hugh Patrick, and Larry Meissner In what ways, and to what degree, has the financial system mattered, and what roles has...

EU Post-Crisis Resilience and Fragility: Collateral Damage or Global Recovery

By Irene Finel-Honigman There is a perception of steady economic recovery across the post-sovereign debt crisis within the European Union (EU) and the Eurozone....

The National Origins of Policy Ideas

By John L. Campbell and Ove K. Pedersen  In this article John Campbell and Ove Pedersen argue that the way policy ideas are generated by...

TPP and Global Governance

By Junji Nakagawa The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) currently under negotiation in the Asia Pacific region may drastically change the structure and function of the governance...

The Bubble Economy: Is Suitable Growth Possible?

By Robert U Ayres How can risk spreading from the bankers to their customers or the taxpayers be reversed? Below, Robert U Ayres argues that...

Perceptionomics – How to Solve the Eurozone Crisis

By Terence Tse and Mark Esposito The “north vs. south” mentality of the Eurozone is not helping anyone, least of all the European Union...

The Case for Africa – The Real Estate Angle – Knowledge is King

By Nick Lambert Many companies are being attracted to Africa by relatively low labour costs, burgeoning economies

Turning a Blind Eye to the Political Promise of the Financial Crisis

By Adrian Parr and Brad Evans The financial crisis of 2008 catapulted the world into one of the worst financial upheavals since the Great Depression...