• Sep
    19
    By Dhiraj Nayyar, Bloomberg

    China’s president Xi Jinping played to stereotype when he described his country as the world’s factory and India as the world’s back office in an op-ed article heralding his arrival

  • By Jack Shafer, Reuters

    Almost as much as celebrities love to tweet they love to quit Twitter. And as much as they love to quit Twitter they love to return to

  • Almost as much as celebrities love to tweet they love to quit Twitter. And as much as they love to quit Twitter they love to return to

  • Sep
    12
    By Dhiraj Nayyar, Bloomberg

    China’s Alibaba is the world’s largest e-commerce platform. In 2013 its online sales totalled $248 billion more than eBay and Amazon combined

  • By Noah Smith, Bloomberg

    If you use the word “Keynesian” as a synonym for “socialist,” “progressive,” or “liberal,” well my friend, you’re doing it wrong.
    If you’ve been involved in internet arguments about economics,

  • Sep
    03

    The half-life of election-related optimism concerning reformist zeal shortens by the month. A sharp reassessment of prime minister Modi’s reformist credentials has occurred after Indian diplomats vetoed the implementation

  • Aug
    22
    By Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg

    When discussing whether the renminbi may eventually supplant the US dollar as the dominant reserve currency, it’s useful to keep in mind that we don’t know how much Chinese currency

  • By Anatole Kaletsky, Reuters

    As Wall Street hit another new record on Thursday, it is worth considering what could cause a serious setback in stock market prices around the world. I have repeatedly

  • Aug
    15
    By Jane Harman, Reuters

    Jane Harman

    US President Barack Obama, in an interview earlier this year with New Yorker editor David Remnick, offered an unfortunate comparison. “The analogy we use around here sometimes, and

  • By Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg

    It’s telling that the first-ever female winner of the Fields Medal — the mathematics equivalent of a Nobel Prize — graduated from college in Iran, a country with one of