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  • Forum Article

    Corporate governance alone won't prevent the next banking crisis

    Bank distress during the recent crisis caused significant damage to the real economy. Appropriately, the policy… more

  • Forum Article

    Three ways Europe can restore growth

    Many Europeans have come to believe that they have weathered the economic and financial storm. In the past two years… more

  • Forum Article

    Why has the US recovered more quickly than Europe?

    The global financial crisis that erupted in full force in 2008 affected Europe and the United States in a very similar… more

  • Forum Podcast

    Interview: Shirin Neshat on Iran's political art – podcast

    Welcome to our new podcast series, Inside the Creative Mind, featuring in-depth interviews with leading cultural figure… more

  • Forum Article

    How to stop the rise of income inequality

    Thomas Piketty’s book Capital in the Twenty-First Century has captured the world’s attention, putting the… more

  • Forum Article

    Do trans-fat bans save lives?

    The use of artificial trans fat or partially hydrogenated oil – which is industrially produced by adding hydrogen gas… more

  • Forum Article

    Inequality is rising. Or is it?

    Thomas Piketty has recently drawn worldwide attention with the proposition that the disparity between wage earners and… more

  • Forum Article

    How much can trade really tell us about growth?

    Since 2008, global trade has grown slightly more slowly than global GDP. The Doha Round of World Trade Organization… more

  • Forum Article

    23 stories you might have missed this week

    1. “There is no planet B.” From Ghana to the Bahamas, find out how young leaders are fighting climate… more

  • Forum Article

    Four things not to do in an economic crisis

    Current high public debt burdens are due to three main forces: Bond-financed fiscal stimulus measures applied in… more

  • Forum Video

    Video: Is digital the answer to youth unemployment?

    Twenty-five percent of all young people between the ages of 16 and 24 are unemployed, and finding ways to teach them… more

  • Forum Article

    Modi's promise for Indian entrepreneurs

    The recent political developments in India have set in motion a range of changes aimed at galvanizing the bureaucracy… more