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October 17, 2014

Global
Martin Wolf on Radical Reform for the Global Financial System

Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator of the Financial Times, joins Columbia University's Glenn Hubbard to discuss the state of the world economy following the financial crisis.  

October 17, 2014

Global
Martin Wolf on Radical Reform for the Global Financial System

Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator of the Financial Times, joins R. Glenn Hubbard, dean and professor at Columbia's University's Graduate School of Business, to discuss the state of the world e…

April 20, 2017

China
A Superpower, But Not Yet a Global Leader

In hindsight, China’s international ascendance seems to fit well with the predictions of neorealist scholars like John Mearsheimer. Back in 1974, Deng Xiaoping declared at the United Nations that “Ch…

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April 5, 2017

China
China's 2016 Reserve Loss Is More Manageable Than It Seems on First Glance

Martin Wolf’s important column does a wonderful job of illustrating the basic risk China poses to the world: at some point China’s savers could lose confidence in China’s increasingly wild financial …

China's 2016 Reserve Loss Is More Manageable Than It Seems on First Glance

April 4, 2017

Monetary Policy
China's Confusing Trade and Current Account Numbers

Has China's current account surplus disappeared? Should I declare victory and go home? I always have thought a fast-growing, high investment emerging economy should run a current account deficit, …

China's Confusing Trade and Current Account Numbers

October 15, 2008

Financial Markets
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics: A Conversation with Martin Wolf

Listen to Martin Wolf, associate editor and chief economics commentator for the Financial Times, discuss the economic crisis and the future of the U.S. economy.

October 15, 2008

Financial Markets
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics: A Conversation with Martin Wolf

The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

August 26, 2015

Automation, Productivity, and Growth

It seems obvious that if a business invests in automation, its workforce – though possibly reduced – will be more productive. So why do the statistics tell a different story? In advanced economies, …

Automated robots work on a 3500 Duramax engine as it moves along the assembly line at the Ford Lima Engine Plant in Lima, Ohio (Aaron Josefczyk/Reuters).

March 13, 2015

Trade
The TPP and the Bicycle Theory of Trade

I am having a hard time making up my mind about economic pluses and minuses of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the pending trade deal that will deepen economies ties between the United States, J…

A patriotic label is affixed to the handlebars of each bike at the new Bicycle Corporation of America plant in Manning, South Carolina, November 19, 2014 (Randall Hill/Courtesy Reuters).