Economic Issues

Economic issues facing the world economy, as well as regions and countries, include prospects for growth, inflation, energy and the environment, inequality, labor issues, emerging markets, and the impact of new technologies.

Recent Content


Edited by Adam S. Posen (PIIE) and Jeromin Zettelmeyer (PIIE)

February 2019
Peterson Perspectives

Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (PIIE)

February 14, 2019
RealTime Economic Issues Watch
February 8, 2019
Event Recap

Richard Baldwin (Graduate Institute, Geneva;

February 7, 2019
Event Recap

Jonathan D. Ostry (International Monetary Fund), Prakash Loungani (International Monetary Fund), Andrew Berg (International Monetary Fund), Jason Furman (PIIE) and Heather Boushey (Washington Center for Equitable Growth)

January 31, 2019
Event Recap

Giovanni Tria (Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy)

January 29, 2019