By Joseph E. Stiglitz   NEW YORK – Although it seems like ancient history, it hasn’t been that long since economies around the

By Jeffrey D. Sachs   NEW YORK – Three countries – the United States, Brazil, and Mexico – account for nearly half (46%) of the

By M Niaz Asadullah   KUALA LUMPUR – South Asia’s record on gender equality is weak, to say the least. The region has the world’s

By Landry Signé   WASHINGTON, DC – Despite apocalyptic predictions, Africa may be better positioned than many think to weather

By Arkebe Oqubay   ADDIS ABABA – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to merge the United Kingdom’s Department for

By Dani Rodrik & Stefanie Stantcheva   CAMBRIDGE – COVID-19 has exacerbated deep fault lines in the global economy, starkly

By Kenneth Rogoff   CAMBRIDGE – The post-pandemic world economy seems likely to be a far less globalized economy, with political

By Paola Subacchi     LONDON – With output having collapsed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many are wondering how far

By Mariana Mazzucato & Giulio Quaggiotto   LONDON – Decades of privatization, outsourcing, and budget cuts in the name of

By Daniel D. Bradlow   PRETORIA – COVID-19 is creating Sub-Saharan Africa’s worst social and economic crisis since World War II.