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Tibet after the Dalai Lama

On the 80th birthday of the 14th Dalai Lama, who has been in exile in India since 1959, Tibet’s future looks more uncertain than ever. During his reign, the current Dalai Lama has seen his homeland – ...More

EJ Insight2015-07-02

Fed rate hikes won't hurt all countries equally

The prospect that the US Federal Reserve will start exiting zero policy rates later this year has fueled a growing fear of renewed volatility in emerging economies’ currency, bond and stock markets. T ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-30

Greece can choose to end this unconscionable torture

The rising crescendo of bickering and acrimony within Europe might seem to outsiders to be the inevitable result of the bitter endgame playing out between Greece and its creditors. In fact, European l ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-30

The world needs a Project Apollo to tackle global warming

In 1961, when the United States was faced with the threat of falling behind the Soviet Union in the space race, president John Kennedy called for a program to put a man on the moon before the end of t ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-29

Time to bring in the law to ensure sensible livestock production

In December, world leaders will meet in Paris for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, where they will hammer out a comprehensive agreement to reduce carbon emissions and stem global warming. ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-25

China's growth challenges and options

It is often assumed that emerging-economy living standards are bound to converge with those in developed countries. But, leaving aside some oil exporters and the city states of Hong Kong and Singapore ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-22

Are regulators too cautious about biopharming?

Obtaining medicines from plants is not new. Aspirin was first isolated from the bark of the willow tree in the 18th century. And many other common pharmaceuticals, including morphine, codeine and the ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-22

The endgame in Greece

After months of wrangling, the showdown between Greece and its European creditors has come down to a standoff over pensions and taxes. Greece is refusing to acquiesce to demands by its creditors that ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-17

Foreign policy and America's presidential campaign

It is impossible to know whom American voters will choose as their next president. But it is certain that the choice will have profound consequences, for better and for worse, for the entire world. Mo ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-16

Fighting childhood obesity

To what extent should governments regulate or tax addictive behavior? This question has long framed public debate about alcohol, tobacco, gambling and other goods and services in many countries worldw ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-15

Why China’s growing influence is not always a matter for concern

Come to Asia and you will hear a growing chorus of concern that China is building a sphere of influence in the region. To promote Chinese foreign investment, there is the Asian Infrastructure Investme ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-12

Why it's a bad idea to link trade pacts with currency issues

US President Barack Obama is still pressing to obtain Trade Promotion Authority and use it to conclude negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment P ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-11

How to mitigate slowing global growth

As the deepest economic crisis of our lifetimes stretches into its seventh year, most countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development are continuing to underperform. This year, ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-11

Avoiding conflict in the South China Sea

When a US Navy P8-A surveillance aircraft recently flew near Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, it was warned eight times by the Chinese Navy to leave the area. Foreign Mi ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-04

Can the world escape the impunity trap?

Ours is a world of impunity. Allegations of corruption swarmed around FIFA for decades, culminating in mass indictments of officials of the international soccer federation last week. Yet FIFA presiden ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-04

How to default on sovereign debt while minimizing damage

The financial brinkmanship over Greece’s debts has raised the question of whether (or when) the country will default. To be sure, it would be far better for Greece and its creditors to reach a negotia ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-03

The liquidity time bomb for financial markets

A paradox has emerged in the financial markets of the advanced economies since the 2008 global financial crisis. Unconventional monetary policies have created a massive overhang of liquidity. But a se ...More

EJ Insight2015-06-01

Evolution's new frontiers

Recent breakthroughs in our understanding of molecular mechanisms have revolutionized many fields of biology, including cell biology and developmental biology. So it is no surprise that these advances ...More

EJ Insight2015-05-28

The power of student travel

The famously beautiful Indiana University campus, where I have been teaching a summer course for the new School of Global and International Studies, is now almost deserted. Most of its students, like ...More

EJ Insight2015-05-27

Channeling China's animal spirits

The People's Bank of China (PBoC) has cut interest rates for the third time in six months in order to lighten the debt burdens of companies and local governments. But the central bank's monetary easin ...More

EJ Insight2015-05-27

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