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James H. Nolt, Senior Fellow, World Policy Institute
James H. Nolt is a Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute and author of "International Political Economy."
August 22, 2018
The Trade-Off Between Stocks and Bonds
Stocks (equity) and bonds (debt) are the two major long-term financial assets typically held by investors. It is common knowledge ...
August 7, 2018
The Myth of All-Powerful Central Banks
If you take a standard economics course, such as macroeconomics or money and banking, you will learn that ...
August 1, 2018
How Easy Credit Created the Great Crash
To understand how economic crises begin, let’s explore one that has become iconic: the great stock-market crash of ...
July 2, 2018
The History of Globalization
“Globalization” is a popular term for what is happening to the economy, and it is often treated as ...
May 11, 2018
The Money Issue
Private debt tends to grow faster than the overall economy. As debt grows relative to GDP, inequality increases ...
May 4, 2018
From Production to the Market
People do not know what they might buy until they see what has been produced and brought to ...
April 27, 2018
Where Does Economic Demand Come From?
Every modern microeconomic textbook starts with the demand curve, and even the media and politicians talk about aggregate ...
April 13, 2018
Profiting From Loss
No matter the state of the market or the world economy, some people are making money and others ...
April 6, 2018
The Menace of Debt Deflation
Ten years after the 2008 financial crisis, the world economy has recovered but the world's balance sheet has ...
Risk of Prolonged Trade War Appears to Be Subsiding
Despite continued doom and gloom in mainstream media, the risk that the United States and China would engage ...
Ghana Officials Question China’s Ambitions in Bauxite Mining Plan
As part of Beijing’s ambitious development project, China is building infrastructure in Ghana in exchange for access to ...
Chinese 5G Telecommunications Equipment Rejected in India, South Korea
The next generation of wireless mobile communications technology—known as 5G—is considered key to revolutionizing many different industries: transportation, ...
Trump Orders Extensive Declassification of Russia Investigation Documents
President Donald Trump issued an order on Sept. 17 for the immediate declassification of three series of documents ...