Wednesday, February 22, 2017
  1. Politics

    How to Survive the Trump Era

    Joseph E. Stiglitz
  2. World Affairs

    Populism Versus the Media

    Chris Patten
  3. Economics

    China’s Weapons of Trade War

    Keyu Jin
    Economics

    China’s Weapons of Trade War

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     shows why Donald Trump's protectionist threats, if implemented, would backfire on the US economy.

    Hubei province Honda factory STR/Stringer
    China exports more to the US than the US exports to China, and that makes Donald Trump furious. But with the Communist Party’s 19th Congress set to take place in Beijing this year, Chinese leaders are unlikely to yield to US pressure. READ MORE
  4. Business & Finance

    The WTO Reborn?

    Arvind Subramanian
    Business & Finance

    The WTO Reborn?

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     identifies three key developments that could enable the revival of trade multilateralism.

    Press conference IMF WTO OECD
    Recent rebukes of globalization, such as the UK's Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump as US president, suggest that the marginalization of the World Trade Organization will continue. But these outcomes may actually have the opposite effect, owing to three key developments. READ MORE
  5. Business & Finance

    Boosting South Africa’s Diversity Dividend

    Mohamed A. El-Erian
    Business & Finance

    Boosting South Africa’s Diversity Dividend

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     argues that the country's private sector has a strong interest in improving economic inclusiveness.

    Newsart for Boosting South Africa’s Diversity Dividend Marco Longari/Getty Images
    South Africa will need much more than improved economic governance if it is to reduce inequality and achieve strong growth. In particular, the private sector must deepen its efforts to improve economic inclusion, and capitalize on the well-known benefits of greater diversity in the workforce and the boardroom. READ MORE

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