Blogs&Reviews

  • Act now to save the WTO

    Ernesto Zedillo, 09 December 2019

    The US threatens the WTO by blocking appointments to its Appellate Body for settling disputes, but as Ernesto Zedillo explains, other WTO members could override the veto

  • Hans-Jörg Naumer makes the case for data cooperatives that would allow the providers of data, i.e. the users, to own shares in the platforms they use.

  • Is globalisation doomed?

    Pascal Lamy, 27 November 2019

    Pascal Lamy argues that the future of globalisation depends on our capacity to direct the dominant economic system – capitalism – towards a different course

  • Configuring the lumpy economy

    Diane Coyle, 21 November 2019

    Diane Coyle reviews a new book by Lee Anne Fennell which looks at the implications of the reality that economic resources are lumpy and variably sliceable

Other Recent Blogs&Reviews:

  • Simon Wren-Lewis, 16 January 2019

    Simon Wren-Lewis argues that a softer version Brexit would have been unlikely to pass a vote in parliament, and proposes a way forward that could get us out of our current impasse.

  • Diane Coyle, 16 January 2019

    Diane Coyle picks out some of the economics books due out in the first part of the year.

  • Jeffrey Frankel, 10 January 2019

    Jeffrey Frankel gives his replies to five questions about the international economic outlook posed by the leading Korean newspaper, Chosun Ilbo.

  • Diane Coyle, 09 January 2019

    Diane Coyle reviews Eric Klinenberg's latest book, a hymn of praise to libraries in particular but also all the other components of ‘social infrastructure’.

  • Jeffrey Frankel, 08 January 2019

    Jeffrey Frankel runs through six predictions that appear to have been mostly proven right in 2018.

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