- The Road from Depression
The authorities, particularly in Europe, have lost control of the situation. They need to regain control, and they need to do so now.
- China Sept. CPI Up 6.1Pct; PPI 6.5Pct
China's consumer price index rose 6.1 percent in September, slower than August's 6.2 percent year-on-year increase; PPI grew 6.5 percent
- A Standby Program for the Eurozone
The eurozone should suppress any wounded pride, acknowledge that it needs help, and provide quickly what it has already promised.
- A Path through Europe's Minefield
A new agreement for the eurozone, negotiated in a calmer atmosphere, should not only codify the practices established during the emergency, but also lay the groundwork for an economic-growth strategy.
- Human Evolution: No Easy Fix
This extreme case of an “aberrantly needy protein” illustrates the high level of genetic risk to which we are exposed as a result of our small population.
- The Microfinance Catalyst
Although impact investors can lay the groundwork for commercial investors, they must also work in unison with government authorities to ensure well-functioning market systems.