By Joseph E. Stiglitz NEW YORK – The upsurge of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in the United States serves as a bitter

By Nancy Qian CHICAGO – The United States’ withdrawal from Afghanistan has captured the world’s attention. The chaos, distress, and

By Barry Eichengreen   BERKELEY – In August, the International Monetary Fund announced, to much fanfare, that its members had

By Landry Signé   WASHINGTON, DC – During the pandemic, wealthy countries led the way in rapidly developing and producing

By Michael Spence   PORTOVENERE, ITALY – As recently as three months ago, the global economy seemed to be on track for a

By Jeffrey D. Sachs   NEW YORK – The magnitude of the United States’ failure in Afghanistan is breathtaking. It is not a failure

By Daron Acemoglu ISTANBUL – The United States invaded Afghanistan 20 years ago with the hope of rebuilding a country that had become

By Jeffrey D. Sachs NEW YORK – The Group of Twenty has become a pillar of multilateralism. Although the world has many high-level talk

By Dalia Marin   MUNICH – Automobile and electronics manufacturers worldwide have recently had to reduce output because a severe

By  Kaushik Basu   NEW YORK – The International Economic Association’s triennial World Congress has long been one of the most