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Shall we resolve to face facts?

1. January 2018 - 19:23
The birth of a new year (even if it is Gregorian) is as much an occasion for reflection and resolution as it is an occasion for optimism

Economic policy challenges in 2018

1. January 2018 - 19:22
The government will have to find a balance where it is able to address problems in the agriculture sector with minimum possible fiscal slippage

UPI 2.0: The digital pigmy

1. January 2018 - 19:22
One hopes that the ‘digital pigmy’ of UPI 2.0 might address the issue of anaemic online transaction numbers, and usher in the real potential of an economy built on a Digital India

Your money in 2018

1. January 2018 - 12:08
What lies ahead in 2018 for your money? The answer in one line is: a continuation of the 2017 trends

Nobody is ready for the rise of the killer robot

1. January 2018 - 9:53
Killer robots can be weapons of terror, weapons that despots and terrorists use against innocent populations, and weapons hacked to behave in undesirable ways

A common New Year resolution

31. December 2017 - 20:38
On New Year’s day, most people resolve to give up bad habits. On this day, why can’t we make a common New Year resolution: Of not letting our country sink into a morass of rejection and negativity?

Raghuram Rajan | Central banks’ year of reckoning

31. December 2017 - 20:34
With most major central banks apparently seeking to normalize monetary policy, we should ask why these extraordinary measures were used and whether they worked, says Raghuram Rajan

Radosław Sikorski | Stealing the populists’ clothes

31. December 2017 - 20:06
Contrary to the defeatism rampant nowadays, we can through democratic means enact legislation and adopt regulations that address the problems populists have identified, says Radosław Sikorski

Célestin Monga | Africa, the business deal of the century

31. December 2017 - 20:02
Investors from developed countries should be channelling their finances to poor countries, particularly in Africa, which now face investment deficits, says Célestin Monga

Klaus Schwab | Agile governance for a fractured world

31. December 2017 - 19:56
In a world where technology is both a disrupter and the driving force of progress, the best approach may be to apply lessons from technology to policymaking itself, says Klaus Schwab

Elmar Brok | ‘America First’ wakes up the EU

31. December 2017 - 19:50
The EU must recognize the US will not be as reliable a partner in the coming years as it has been since the end of World War II, and must adjust accordingly, says Elmar Brok

Maurice Obstfeld | Short-term gains, long-term hazards

31. December 2017 - 19:46
To make recovery more durable, policymakers should seize the current opportunity and reform while they still can, says Maurice Obstfeld

María Corina Machado | Venezuela’s struggle for freedom

31. December 2017 - 19:40
Today, Venezuela lies in wait. Pro-democracy political parties and civil-society groups are reorganizing, sowing the seeds of a new and more powerful push for freedom, says María Corina Machado

Jorge G. Castañeda | Latin America’s annus mediocris

31. December 2017 - 19:29
While the impact of Donald Trump’s presidency has been felt around the world, no region has suffered as profoundly as Latin America, says Jorge G. Castañeda

Janine R. Wedel | The venal roots of political turmoil

31. December 2017 - 18:48
Corruption is not just about graft or illicit transactions. It also includes legal violations of the public trust, often committed by ‘shadow elites’ who assume a tangle of roles in the public and private sectors, sometimes simultaneously, says Janine R. Wedel

Making social media safe for democracy

31. December 2017 - 18:40
Social media firms may not be creating this nasty content, but they provide the platforms that have allowed computational propaganda to become one of the most powerful tools being used to undermine democracy

Mariana Mazzucato | Rediscovering public wealth creation

31. December 2017 - 18:34
Public value does not mean simply redistributing existing wealth or correcting issues affecting public goods. Instead, it means co-creating value in different spaces, says Mariana Mazzucato

Edmund S. Phelps | Saving the environment and the economy

31. December 2017 - 18:26
We want economic growth that is ‘green’—without damaging or destroying the environment. At the same time, we want improvement of the environment without stopping innovation and economic growth, says Edmund S. Phelps 

Laurence Tubiana | A year of renewed climate commitments

31. December 2017 - 18:15
Trump or no Trump, the shift to renewable energies is irreversible, and it is driving change everywhere—including the US, says Laurence Tubiana

A truly global response to climate change

31. December 2017 - 18:09
Partnerships around the world must be maintained in the global effort to achieve a smooth transition to low carbon and climate-smart development