Economist Class

Practitioners of the 'dismal science' should stop sneering at their academic cousins in the social sciences -- and start learning from them.

What They’re Reading: Azerbaijan’s Fourth Estate

Arif Aliev is the founder and editor of the daily Gun Seher newspaper and president of the independent journalists' union in Baku, Azerbaijan. Aliev spoke to FP about the struggle of bringing quality journalism to a place where people seldom read. 

The FP Memo: Saving Free Trade

The head of the World Trade Organization must sound alarm bells, go over the heads of diplomats, and push Washington into bold action if the Doha Round is going to produce anything valuable.

The Geopolitics of Sexual Frustration

Asia has too many boys. They can't find wives, but they just might find extreme nationalism instead. It's a dangerous imbalance for a region already on edge.

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