Hernando de Soto, President of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy in Lima, says Colombians were right to reject the peace deal with the FARC negotiated by President Santos. But Shlomo Ben-Ami, a former Israeli foreign minister, believes the deal should still be struck.
Harvard’s Martin Feldstein believes recent technological innovations will destroy old jobs and create new ones, as in the past. But INET's Adair Turner thinks employment will be permanently reduced – … read more
Robert Skidelsky of Warwick University sees no reason for countries to fear that high debt levels will impede their economic growth. But Harvard’s Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff believe that fear … read more
Adair Turner, former Head of the UK Financial Authority, wants clear rules that enable central banks to use helicopter money to boost growth in ailing economies. But Michael Heise, Chief Economist of … read more
The UK’s Brexit vote has thrown the country into turmoil and upended global markets. But whereas Martin Feldstein regards the outcome as a blow against an overweening EU, his Harvard colleague Kenneth… read more
With many economies struggling with deflationary pressure and deficient demand, so-called "helicopter drops" – the distribution of newly printed cash directly to households – is gaining traction as a … read more
Will Russian President Vladimir Putin succeed in dividing and destroying the EU by aggravating the many crises it faces? George Soros, Chairman of Soros Fund Management, and former Belgian Prime Minis… read more
Are China's worsening economic troubles – and their impact on the global economy – merely a symptom of the country's transition to a new growth strategy, or do they reflect more fundamental problems? … read more