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  1. FILE PHOTO: A U.S. dollar note is seen in front of a stock graph in this picture illustration

    Commentary: The biggest shock from COVID-19 will be felt on the US dollar

    Domestic saving, already depressed, is headed deep into negative territory, says Stephen S. Roach.
  2. US President Donald Trump (L) says the economy is bouncing back from the virus lockdowns

    Commentary: The US is still key to the post-COVID-19 economic leadership

    As the world’s largest economy and dominant global player, the US can drive – or undermine – global policy coordination, says Mohamed A El-Erian.
  3. World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva

    Commentary: To save international trade and itself, the WTO needs a reboot

    In a world economy already imperilled by COVID-19, members’ political will, determination, and flexibility is needed to revive it, says Ngozi ...
  4. US consumers

    Commentary: COVID-19 is our chance to shake up economics

    The economics profession widely overlooked the importance of social and institutional pre-conditions, says former World Bank chief economist ...
  5. The United States currently runs a trade deficit with China, whose port at Lianyungang in the

    Commentary: Hard truths about trade exposed by COVID-19

    The advantages of global free trade can be preserved while its deficiencies are corrected, say Peter Gourevitch and Deborah Seligsohn.
  6. US President Donald Trump (L) says the economy is bouncing back from the virus lockdowns

    Commentary: Hopes for a rapid US economic recovery are an illusion

    Mainstream economists, who are predicting a bumper third quarter recovery, pay little attention to structural issues, says Professor James K ...
  7. The long-running trade war between China and the US has seen them swap tariffs on goods worth

    Commentary: US-China trade, once the thorn in bilateral ties, could now be the solution

    It’s crucial to watch US-China trade numbers now, more than ever, as they could thaw the impasse in bilateral relations, says Wellian Wiranto.
  8. Flags of U.S. and China are displayed at AICC's booth during China International Fair for Trad

    Commentary: No country will survive deglobalisation

    Building resilience in the current open system does not mean tearing down the entire system and starting over again, says Professor Kenneth Rogoff.
  9. FILE PHOTO: Eurozone Finance Ministers meeting in Brussels

    Commentary: Europe’s integration and economies are in trouble. Help won’t come so easily

    With the rise of populist parties across Europe, it has long been clear that the next major crisis would constitute an existential threat to the ...
  10. US President Donald Trump's government promotes masks to fight COVID-19 but he won't wear

    Commentary: The US was just not built to handle COVID-19

    The roots of the disastrous American response to the pandemic go beyond partisan politics and run deep, say Professor Roman Frydman and Gernot Wagner.