Zhang Jun defends the country's central bank against accusations that it lacks transparency.
Daniel Gros explains why expansionary monetary policy has only a limited impact in Japan and the eurozone.
John Andrews asks why the death toll from violent conflict is on the rise again, after decades of decline.
Wolfgang Ischinger outlines the challenges facing world leaders and the international order over the coming year.
Dani Rodrik bemoans the weak economic models used by both sides in the Trans-Pacific Partnership debate.
Juerg Zeltner assesses the potential of innovative new financial instruments to help build a better world.
Shlomo Ben-Ami worries that the region's rising illiberalism is eroding the EU's core values.
Minxin Pei warns that the totalitarian relics inhabiting the country's institutions are being dusted off.
Fahd Al Rasheed promotes an effort to boost infrastructure and logistics capabilities throughout the region.
Krishna Chinthapalli reports that stem-cell and gene therapies offer the best hope of saving the lives of ALS sufferers.
Anne-Marie Slaughter worries that the technology refugees rely on to escape suffering will be used against them.
Kevin M. Esvelt argues that research that can alter wild organisms should be transparent and publicly guided.
Gordon Brown pledges to secure funding by the end of the year for universal primary and secondary education.
Gavin Patterson wants kids to understand how the games they play actually work.
Paul Spedding rebuts the argument that fossil-fuel reserves will never be too uneconomical to develop.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen proposes biofuels as an alternative to importing oil from unstable, authoritarian regimes.
Ian Buruma worries that majority rule may run amok, as it has in Russia, Turkey, Hungary, and Poland.
Shashi Tharoor describes how a Dalit student's suicide is spurring a reckoning with a toxic social legacy.