It Is Western Europe’s Turn for a Brain Drain
Knowledge-sector jobs are heading to Eastern Europe, and the consequences could remake the EU.
Why Lebanon Can’t Kick Its Addiction to Indentured Labor
The country is almost bankrupt, but it still forks out on migrant workers under the heavily criticized kafala system.
America’s Supply Chains Are Foreign Policy Now
Why the push to bring home manufacturing won’t work—and what Biden should do instead.
Who Wants to Be a Thousandaire?
Spain’s “mileurista” generation is a portent of things to come for the global economy.
Why France Has a Much Better India Strategy Than America
France’s state-centered development model is a natural fit for the Indo-Pacific.
Let’s Not Blow This Chance to Fix Immigration
Biden’s reform plan is laudable. But it repeats the battles of the Obama years.
Note to Biden: Forget Trade, the Real War With China Is Over Tech
Just like Trump, Biden is stuck in the last century if he believes globalization is about trade and rust-belt manufacturing jobs.
U.S. Plan to Save Semiconductors Misses the Mark, Defense Firms Say
Companies that make microelectronics for the Pentagon argue that the current bill could maintain U.S. defense dependency on China rather than fix it.
Emerging Stronger From the Great Lockdown
The managing director and the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund lay out a strategy for sustained recovery.
The Time for America to Embrace Industrial Policy Has Arrived
The United States has always helped some parts of the economy at the expense of others. It’s time to get it right.
Poland Needs Migrant Workers. The Pandemic Has Kept Them Away.
Despite the government’s anti-immigration rhetoric, many Polish businesses rely on workers from other parts of Eastern Europe.
Foreign Worker Visas Are the Tech Industry’s Dirty Secret
Trump’s suspension of visas will only prolong the recession. Here’s how to reform them instead.
As Economies Reopen, It’s the Law of the Jungle for Workers
Governments and companies are returning to business at many different speeds. All worry that something might go wrong.
No, the Pandemic Will Not Bring Jobs Back From China
The Trump administration says manufacturing jobs are coming home. The facts tell another story.
China Wants Workers to Stay in the Countryside
Beijing is doubling down on its plan to keep migrants out of big cities.