Copy
The Sunday newsletter from Project Syndicate.
Project Syndicate
SUNDAY, JANUARY 1, 2017
Fatal Attraction - The Year Ahead 2017
On Friday, we recommended ten of Project Syndicate's most-read commentaries in 2016 – of the 1,140 we published during the year – examining the political upheavals of the last 12 months. Here are ten more, by some of the world's most renowned economists and policymakers, reflecting on the economic causes and consequences of the growing revolt against globalization and why it will continue to fuel turmoil worldwide.

Globalization and its New Discontents


Joseph Stiglitz explains why neoliberalism's chickens are now coming home – to Europe and the US – to roost.

Central Banking Goes Negative


Stephen Roach inveighs against monetary policymakers' decision to push interest rates south of the zero bound.

The Abdication of the Left


Dani Rodrik asks why the political backlash against globalization has come mainly from the nationalist right.
 
PS Ten Most-Read Commentaries on World Affairs 2016


The Europe Question in 2016


Nouriel Roubini warns that the EU is in danger of becoming a geopolitical hot spot.

The Coming Anti-National Revolution


Robert Shiller argues that the next fight for justice will challenge the economic implications of the nation-state.

A Year of Sovereign Defaults?


Carmen Reinhart points to a wave of debt non-payment and restructuring that is looming on the horizon.

Brexit's Impact on the World Economy


Anatole Kaletsky sees three reasons why a global crisis could ensue if the British vote on June 23 to leave the EU.

The End of the New Normal?


Mohamed El-Erian predicts that the world economy will reach another crossroads within three years.

Does Capitalism Cause Poverty?


Ricardo Hausmann takes issue with Pope Francis's diagnosis of what ails poor countries.

Demonetization Dos and Don'ts


Gita Gopinath praises Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's crackdown on "black money," but questions his tactics.
Donate to Project Syndicate
The content in this newsletter cannot be published without the express written consent of Project Syndicate. To secure rights, contact us at support@project-syndicate.org.
Project Syndicate publishes and provides, on a not-for-profit basis, original commentary by the world's leading thinkers to nearly 500 media outlets in over 150 countries.
This newsletter is a service of project-syndicate.org.
© Project Syndicate, all rights reserved.