Jeffrey E. Garten

Jeffrey E. Garten teaches courses on globalization at the Yale School of Management, where he was formerly dean. He was previously undersecretary of commerce for international trade in U.S. President Bill Clinton's administration and a managing director of the Blackstone Group. His next book, From Silk to Silicon: The Story of Globalization Through Ten Extraordinary Lives will be released March 1, 2016.


Time to End Confrontations Over Federal Borrowing Limits

Recurrent threats to force a U.S. debt default could end in catastrophe. There are better ways for Congress to oversee its fiscal responsibilities — and it’s time to use them.


The TPP Is Just Half a Loaf

The trade agreement is historic, but it alone is not enough. It should be linked to additional legislation that ensures America’s workforce is much better prepared to compete in an increasingly open and hypercompetitive world economy.


How to Win the Global War for Talent

As the U.S. economy gains strength while other countries face roadblocks to growth, now is the time for America to engineer a massive raid on the brain power abroad and capture the world’s scientists, tech-savvy talent, engineers, and mathematicians.


A U.S. Foreign Policy for Submerging Markets

Why Obama needs to step up U.S. investment in emerging markets, including trade missions, scientific and cultural exchanges, and military cooperation.


What Future For Emerging Markets?

Yes, they have been walloped, but don’t discount how crucial they are when it comes to trade, climate change, peace and everything in between.


Does the Fed Need a Foreign Policy?

Few U.S. institutions have more influence on other countries, and as we are about to see a hike in interest rates, it just might be time to make the Fed even more global.


Happy Birthday, Dodd-Frank!

Seven years out from the global financial crisis, Europe is in turmoil, while the U.S. appears a bastion of stability -- and one piece of controversial legislation has been key.

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