Jeffrey Frankel thinks Trump's treasury secretary needs to give his boss a dose of reality about China – and soon.
Hassan Hakimian criticizes conventional thinking about the relationship between political stability and prosperity.
Simplice A. Asongu puts the onus on immigration opponents to produce evidence supporting their incendiary claims.
Carl Bildt advises EU leaders to renew the bloc's engagement in the region, or suffer the consequences.
Robert J. Shiller defends the principle of at least a temporary tax on labor-displacing forms of artificial intelligence.
Kemal Derviş considers how to reap the benefits of universal cash payments, without breaking the bank.
Lucy P. Marcus marvels at the US president's ability to distract attention from his devastating policy agenda.
Sylvester Eijffinger considers the broader implications of the rejection of right-wing populism in the Netherlands.
John W. McArthur applies insights from the Millennium Development Goals to current global development efforts.
Dambisa Moyo highlights the acute threat that diseases, from Zika to TB, pose in today's interconnected world.
Yanis Varoufakis has an alternative to Bill Gates's recent suggestion for offsetting the social costs of automation.
Margaret A. Boden pours cold water on the idea of the "Singularity," when artificial intelligence outsmarts us.
Kevin Watkins highlights the dire conditions in areas liberated from Boko Haram.
Gordon Brown praises innovative new approaches to helping refugees and students in war zones earn credentials.
Yasmin Siddiqi proposes ways to protect the world's vital subterranean aquifers – before it's too late.
Giulio Boccaletti explains why policymakers ignore natural-resource insecurity at their peril.
Steven Nadler wonders if the Dutch populists, despite losing the electoral battle, are winning the ideological war.
Peter Singer reflects on the towering achievement of the philosopher Derek Parfit, who died on January 1.