May 24, 2006
Felstein has argued that more “competitive” dollar would contribute to reducing the US trade deficit, and at least help to slow the rise in the US current account deficit. I agree – though I would t…
January 9, 2006
Stephen Kirchner take note. Alan Greenspan, too. Dr. Feldstein thinks central banks -- and oil sheiks -- are behind a lot of private flows into the US. And he doesn't seem convinced that this …
May 31, 2017
Martin Wolf discusses the economic origins of the rise in global populism, the political and financial implications, and the state of democratic capitalism.
December 22, 2005
I am a bit late here, John Berry reported on Martin Feldstein's paper on monetary policy in a world of more integrated global capital markets over a month ago.But it is still interesting to read …
June 22, 2018
The Gulf nation’s ground troops have cultivated alliances in Yemen with local armed groups, but its ability to shape the civil war’s outcome is limited.
This week: concerns about EU copyright reform, the taboo of using cyber weapons, Joshua Schulte gets indicted.
June 14, 2018
Teaching Notes for A Great Place to Have a War, written by CFR Senior Fellow Joshua Kurlantzick, on the story of the CIA's covert war in Laos during the Vietnam War.
June 11, 2018
The U.S. approach to cyber deterrence assumes that Washington will be deterring others. The Obama administration's response to Russian interference in the 2016 election tests that assumption.
June 7, 2018
Germany seems to have ruled out all the mechanisms for eurozone fiscal expansion that the IMF liked…
June 6, 2018
Kim Jong-un has accelerated North Korea’s buildup of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, while also modernizing its large conventional force.