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Japan’s quiet Olympics

Takatoshi Ito TOKYO – On July 8, the Japanese government declared a state of emergency

What should development aid do?

Nancy Qian CHICAGO – Development aid is one of the most important policy tools that

How to use Europe’s excess savings

By Ludovic Subran MUNICH – The COVID-19 pandemic is a crisis like no other. In

The economic fundamentals of Chinese communism’s successes and failures

By Nancy Qian EVANSTON – “Over the past hundred years, the [Communist Party of China]

Pandemics and political performance

By Francis Fukuyama and Luis Felipe López-Calva STANFORD/GENEVA – The COVID-19 pandemic has created a

Observing the green swans

By Hélène Rey LONDON – The statistician Nassim Nicholas Taleb coined the term “black swan”

Accelerating global Britain

Dambisa Moyo LONDON – Skeptics have long argued that the United Kingdom is past its

What to do about Eurozone sovereign debt

ROME/EDINBURGH – The eurozone needs a new common policy to manage the sovereign debts accumulated by

Twisted democracies

– Andrés Velasco LONDON – Pedro Castillo is an authoritarian left-wing populist without the charm

Ending Latin America’s Economic Malaise

Eric Parrado: WASHINGTON, DC – Latin America and the Caribbean need a hard reset. With