This article, based on Carmen Reinhart’s Adam Smith Lecture at the 60th NABE Annual Meeting on September 2018, takes a selective global tour of some of the prominent economic and financial risks in advanced, emerging, and low-income developing economies.
Do rising test scores mean that K-12 students are smarter today than ever before? No so fast, explains AEI’s Frederick M. Hess.
The BLS released data today showing that there were more than 12 job-related male deaths for every female fatality in 2017. Based on that huge gender disparity in occupation fatalities, the next “Equal Occupational Fatality Day” will occur on May 5, 2029 – that’s how long women can continue working before they experience the same loss of life that men experienced from work-related deaths last year.
The Gulf states are engaged in a battle of economic intervention that rivals the creation of the Bretton Woods system after World War II. The effects will be profound and are only beginning to emerge across the Middle East and Horn of Africa.
Bing’s policy is driving people away from good sites and on to bad ones. Bing should rectify its policy immediately.
Giselle Donnelly describes the strategic underpinnings and history behind the new film The Favourite.
Transnational organized crime resides at the heart of nearly every major threat confronting the Americas today. The US must help Mexico confront it.
Birth rates in America are declining, leading to one of the lowest rates of population growth on record. Experts discuss how the declining birth rate may have far-reaching negative economic consequences.
Puerto Rico’s 40 percent labor force participation rate is the result of well-intentioned but misguided public policies. And not enough is being done to change them.
Huawei is a private company, but it is also a tool of the Chinese Communist Party. Others ignore that simple truth at their own peril.