Business

Argument

India's Missing Ingredients

Indian growth is slowing. But there are two key reforms that will help.

Hemal Shah |

Christian Caryl

What I Learned from Gerard Depardieu

The French actor's case is the exception that proves the rule: Citizenship still matters.

Christian Caryl |

Argument

The Greek Depression

Think Greece's failing economy has been saved from the abyss? Think again.

John Sfakianakis |

Rebuttal

Poor Choice

The International Finance Corporation responds to Cheryl Strauss Einhorn's investigation into the World Bank's investment arm.

Bruce Moats |

Investigation

Can You Fight Poverty With a Five-Star Hotel?

The story of how the World Bank's investment arm hands out billions in loans to wealthy tycoons and giant multinationals in some of the world's poorest places.

Cheryl Strauss Einhorn |

Dispatch

Rough Cut

Nearly all the world's diamonds -- legal or not -- pass through this one Indian city.

Jason Miklian |

Letters

Why Work?

Will working less really make America more productive? 

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

In Box

Fiscal Cliff: A Short History

How did the phrase become shorthand for Washington's embrace of budget brinkmanship?

Uri Friedman |

Argument

A Line in the Sea

Is Japan’s new leader going to pick a fight with China?

Michael Auslin |

Argument

Clash of the Balance Sheets

The most important showdown between China and the United States isn't happening in the Pacific. It's happening at the SEC.

Patrick Chovanec |

The List

You Didn't Build That

Is the future of manufacturing really in America?

James Manyika |

Amy Zegart

Spooks, Incorporated

Does every company need its own CIA?

Amy Zegart |

Argument

The People's Republic of California

Why isn’t the Golden State at the climate talks in Doha?

Michael Levi |

Daniel Altman

Cameron's Leap Off the Fiscal Cliff

Britain embraced austerity instead of following the advice of its own economic giants. What was David Cameron thinking?

Daniel Altman |

Argument

The Imperfect World of George Soros

The billionaire investor wants to understand what it means to live in a world that we cannot fully understand.

Chrystia Freeland |

The List

The New Breakout Nations

Forget the BRICs. Meet seven unheralded countries to watch.

Ruchir Sharma |

Sidebar

No Chickens or Cricket Bats

The strange list of Indian products you can't import in Pakistan.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

Daniel Altman

Turning Japanese

Is this the end of the South Korean miracle?

Daniel Altman |

Argument

Nightmare Squared

Longing for the days of Kim Jong Il? Maybe it's time to transfer your affections to the delusional dictator of Equatorial Guinea.

Pedro Pizano |

Dispatch

It's the Brazilians, Stupid

Meet Brazil's James Carville -- and the other political consultants who are shaking up Latin America's electoral landscape.

Mac Margolis |

Dispatch

The Austrian Miracle

What's the secret of Austria's singular success, while the rest of Europe's economies founder?

Dardis McNamee |

Argument

Prosperity Isn't Just a Matter of Wealth

Man does not live by GDP alone. An introduction to the Legatum Institute's latest Prosperity Index.

Peter Passell |

Argument

A Tale of Two Asias

In the battle for Asia's soul, which side will win -- security or economics?

Evan A. Feigenbaum |

Argument

The Cyber Trade War

The showdown between China and the United States over telecommunications technology is about much more than just security.

Adam Segal |

Rebuttal

The Pivot to Economics

The State Department is hard at work integrating economics into U.S. foreign policy.

Heidi Crebo-Rediker |

Argument

China's Oil Investment Is Not a Threat

The Chinese purchase of a Canadian oil company is something U.S. officials should welcome, not fear.

Erica Downs |

David Rothkopf

The Third Industrial Revolution

Why yesterday's plan for the economy won't work for tomorrow.

David Rothkopf |

Think Again

Think Again: The BRICS

Together, their GDP now nearly equals the United States. But are they really the future of the global economy?

Antoine van Agtmael |

Argument

Higher Ed

Universities have been forced to innovate – and may emerge stronger than ever.

Ben Wildavsky |