Skylar Brooks

The year of Europe
As the euro tries to emerge

Europe’s leadership role in global economic governance is not commensurate with its economic size and significance. So the US will continue as leader until the eurozone begins to integrate politically as well as economically.

World economy
Where the world gathers under one umbrella

Washington is the hub for an array of international organizations, a place where ministers from all over the world come and try to give some direction to what would otherwise be political and economic chaos in a world buffeted by crises.