international political economy

Steam and exhaust rise from different companies on a cold winter day on January 6, 2017 in Oberhausen, Germany.

The Paris Accord Won’t Stop Global Warming on Its Own

The world needs a new alliance of green economic powers to create a low-carbon economic zone.

US President Donald Trump and US Vice President Mike Pence (R) stand alongside Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross as he speaks about Trump signing executive orders on trade policies in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, March 31, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Don’t Abdicate America’s Leadership Role at the IMF

Unfortunately, that’s exactly what the Trump administration seems to be doing.

Zambian President Edgar Chagwa Lungu looks on as thousands of Zambians rally to pray against the depreciation of the countrys currency and economic crisis at the Show grounds in the capital city Lusaka on October 18, 2015. Food prices have soared and crippling power shortages have also been triggered by low water-levels in Lake Kariba, where hydropower plants supply much of the country's electricity.  AFP PHOTO/SALIM DAWOOD        (Photo credit should read SALIM DAWOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

Zambia’s Plan to Revamp Its Flailing Economy? Divine Intervention.

Zambia's president organized a day of prayer to cure the country's flailing economy.


Paul Krugman’s Unpleasant Peasant Arithmetic

China’s economy is not as scary as the Nobel prizewinner thinks.


To Beat China, Be China

For years, economists have argued that the Indian economy should grow faster than China’s. Is it finally on track to do so?


China’s New Subnormal

Beijing has made its peace with a gentler pace of economic expansion. But not this gentle.

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