India Is Trapping Its Young People
There aren’t enough jobs to go around, but as the ongoing election has made clear, neither party is ready to tackle the problem.
Trump’s ‘Madman Theory’ of Trade with China
Economist Patrick Chovanec says it could still work, but the president could play a much better hand by bringing in U.S. allies.
‘We Need a New Vision in Development’
World Bank chief economist Pinelopi Goldberg says equality can’t be an afterthought in plans for economic growth.
‘We Are Not Negotiating With a Gun to Our Head’
EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström says Washington must remove tariffs or no trade deal.
Erdogan Is Writing Checks the Turkish Economy Can’t Cash
The president’s stimulus programs may help him stay in power, but they will cost his country in the long run.
China Gets a British Bedfellow
Left vulnerable by Brexit, the U.K. looks eager to sign onto Beijing’s giant Belt and Road program.
‘The Next Backlash Is Going to Be Against Technology’
Harvard economist Dani Rodrik on how to make globalization fair and sustainable.
Riyadh May Have Unleashed More Change Than It Can Handle
In the wake of social and economic reforms, some Saudis are speaking out.
Lifting Sanctions Isn’t as Simple as It Sounds
Financial wars damage and disfigure economies as much as military ones. Countries ravaged by sanctions need reconstruction, too.
Is India’s Modi a Reformer or a Performer?
In the world’s biggest democracy, good politics often have nothing to do with good economics.
Trans-Atlantic Trade Is Headed Toward Disaster
Trump is mulling new auto tariffs that could send the global economy into a tailspin.
In Trump’s Economy, the Invisible Hand Belongs to the Government
The state’s role in the U.S. economy has expanded dramatically under President Trump, even as he pushes China to exert less control.
Europe Gets Its Competition With China All Wrong
Protecting the liberal order won’t be enough. The EU will also have to challenge China for influence around the world.
Algeria’s Bouteflika Is on His Way Out. Here’s What’s Next.
The longtime president may depart as soon as this week, but the country’s growing protest movement has not yet united behind one leader or policy platform.
China’s Economic Black Box
Beijing’s recent GDP downgrade shows that it is serious about fixing its data problem.
China’s Provinces Can’t Afford Beijing’s Development Plans
Rising local debt is making the Chinese economy even more fragile.
Britain Looks Into the Trade Abyss
Many fear a go-it-alone future outside the EU portends economic eclipse.
Hard Brexit Means Hard Times on the Toilet
One consequence of leaving the EU that Brexiteers forgot to reckon with? Nationwide toilet paper shortages.
Having Failed to Clinch a Deal With North Korea, Trump Turns to China
The administration talks up progress in “historic” trade talks, but an agreement remains elusive.