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Most Americans believe that the United States is a country of entrepreneurs. A serious look at the data suggests otherwise. READ MORE

June 30, 2015

The Chinese economy grew by a factor of thirteen between 1980 and 2010 and is still growing by more than 6% per year. Chinese economists should be strutting across the global policy stage. Why aren’t they? READ MORE

June 17, 2015

Now that the easy money is gone, China will have to chase the hard money to finance its future growth. READ MORE

June 7, 2015

The protests against police treatment of African Americans is a fight for the ideals of the American way of life. READ MORE

May 20, 2015

If President Obama really wants upward mobility for poor people, then he should focus more on reducing inequality. READ MORE

May 6, 2015

Yes, China is rising, Japan is rearming, and the United States has announced a “pivot” to Asia. But the real risk of great power war in the Asia-Pacific is very low. READ MORE

March 24, 2015

The capitalist world-economy came to an end at the beginning of the third millennium. In the central logic of the global political economy, the answers to the two critical questions: who exploits? and how? have changed from the old answers “those with economic capital” and “through unequal exchange in politically-structured markets” to the new answers “those with political power” and “through unequal influence in economically-structured polities.” READ MORE

March 18, 2015

It turns out that that a large-scale conflict in the Asia-Pacific is much more difficult to imagine than China hawks like to pretend. READ MORE

March 12, 2015