The magazine of international economic policy.

From the Fall 2003 issue

The Euro Three: Who’ll Come out on Top?

France, Germany, and Italy are struggling to recover. Who’ll come out on top?

By Robert Boyer, Michael Calingaert, and Adam Posen

Should G7 Policy Coordination Be Revived?

By C. Fred Bergsten and Horst Siebert

Greenspan on the Griddle

Congress grills the Fed Chairman and produces more heat than light. Who are these folks on Capitol Hill?

By Owen Ullmann

Why the Dollar Is Different

Europe, Japan, and China, unlike the United States, are all locked into export-driven policies dependent on U.S. markets and competitively cheaper currencies. That’s why there are likely limits to dollar depreciation.

By Criton M. Zoakos

Howard Dean’s Vermont Legacy

TIE’s co-executive editor, who has known the Democratic presidential candidate for years, offers the inside story.

By David Hale

Revisiting Sarbanes-Oxley

Was the well-intentioned landmark legislation slapped together too quickly?

By Christopher Whalen

Red Sails in the Sunset

The “sunset” tool with the Bush team’s help is subverting the U.S. budget process.

By Alan J. Auerbach

King of Threadneedle Street

How Mervyn King reshaped the Bank of England.

By Diane Coyle

Will Europe Suffer the Swiss Syndrome?

Confronting anew the problems if the world moves into euros.

By Michael Hudson

Iraq’s Currency Solution

The importance of adding oil to the equation.

By Jeffrey Frankel

The Real Challenge for Iraqi Development

Oil wealth could be a great help—or hindrance—to Iraq’s development prospects.

By Nancy Birdsall

Japan’s Lesson for America

A comparison of deflationary woes.

By Richard C. Koo

China’s Lesson for the World

Beijing’s take on combating deflationary woes.

By Yonghao Pu

Why Sanctions (Almost) Never Work

In the case of the late Idi Amin, they clearly helped drive him from power.

By Ralph Nurnberger