Watchlist

 

The A-list, Financial Times. “The A-List from the Financial Times provides timely, insightful comment on the topics that matter, from globally renowned leaders, policymakers and commentators”.

Baseline Scenario. “The Baseline Scenario is dedicated to explaining some of the key issues in the global economy and developing concrete policy proposals. Since it was launched in September 2008, this blog has been cited by virtually every major newspaper, Internet site, and blog covering economic and financial issues”.

Beyondbrics. The Financial Times‘ blog on Emerging Markets.

Brookings Global. “The Global Economy and Development program aims to shape the U.S. and international policy debate on how to manage globalization and fight global poverty. The program is home to leading scholars from around the world, who use their expertise in international macroeconomics, political economy, international relations and development and environmental economics to tackle some of today’s most pressing development challenges”.

Bruegel Institute. “Bruegel is a European think tank specializing in economics. Established in 2005, Bruegel is independent and non-doctrinal. Our mission is to improve the quality of economic policy with open and fact-based research, analysis and debate. We are committed to impartiality, openness and excellence”.

Economix, New York Times. “Economics doesn’t have to be complicated. It is the study of our lives — our jobs, our homes, our families and the little decisions we face every day. Here at Economix, journalists and economists analyze the news and use economics as a framework for thinking about the world”.

Economonitor. “The EconoMonitor brings together a community of economic, financial and geopolitical thinkers from around the world. Its purpose is to surface new ideas and to push forward the economic and geopolitical debate”.

FinanceWatch. “Finance Watch is an independent non-profit Members’ association set up in 2011 to act as a public interest counterweight to the powerful financial lobby. Our mission is to strengthen the voice of society in the reform of financial regulation by conducting advocacy and presenting public interest arguments to lawmakers and citizens”.

FT Alphaville. “FT Alphaville is a free daily news and commentary service giving finance professionals the information they need, when they need it. In a world where market professionals are inundated with information there is a pressing need to edit and filter, and hopefully sow a few ideas along the way. That’s where the FT Alphaville team comes in”.

FSB Watch. “There is extremely limited knowledge as to how the FSB operates and is governed. Against this background, the objective of this website is to examine and promote efforts towards an effective, inclusive, transparent and accountable global regulation of the financial system”.

Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET). “The Institute for New Economic Thinking was created to broaden and accelerate the development of new economic thinking that can lead to solutions for the great challenges of the 21st century. The havoc wrought by our recent global financial crisis has vividly demonstrated the deficiencies in our outdated current economic theories, and shown the need for new economic thinking – right now”.

Levy Economics Institute. “The Levy Institute is independent of any political or other affiliation, and encourages diversity of opinion in the examination of economic policy issues while striving to transform ideological arguments into informed debate. The ultimate purpose of all of the Levy Institute’s research and activities is to serve the wider policymaking community in the United States and the rest of the world”.

Paul Krugman. “Mr. Krugman is the author or editor of 20 books and more than 200 papers in professional journals and edited volumes. His professional reputation rests largely on work in international trade and finance… Mr. Krugman’s current academic research is focused on economic and currency crises”.

Pieria. “We bring together experts from industry and academia to discuss some of the biggest issues facing our economy today. Connecting policy makers, investors, senior executives, postgraduates and the intellectually curious with recognized thought-leaders from world renowned institutions. We provide readers with the latest thinking on critical issues”.

Wolfgang Munchau. “Wolfgang Münchau is an associate editor of the Financial Times, where he writes a weekly column about the European Union and the European economy”.

Peterson Institute of International Economics, Realtime Economic Issues Watch. “The Peterson Institute for International Economics is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution devoted to the study of international economic policy. Since 1981 the Institute has provided timely and objective analysis of, and concrete solutions to, a wide range of international economic problems”.

Michael Pettis, China Financial Markets-blogMichael Pettis, professor of finance at Guanghua School of Management at Peking University in Beijing, is a highly influential speaker and writer on global economic growth, with two recent books on the subject, The Great Rebalancing and Avoiding the Fall: China’s Economic Restructuring.

Project Syndicate. “Project Syndicate provides readers with original, engaging, and thought-provoking commentaries by global leaders and thinkers. By offering incisive perspectives from those who are shaping the world’s economics, politics, science, and culture, Project Syndicate has created an unrivaled global venue for informed public debate”.

Dani Rodrik. “Dani Rodrik is a political economist whose work bridges the realms of theory and public policy by combining rigorous research with an innovative examination of ideas across the field of economics—from the consequences of globalization to the role of national institutions, the challenges of inequality, and the tensions between the market and the state”.

Gillian Tett. “Gillian Tett is markets and finance commentator and an assistant editor of the Financial Times. In March 2009 she was Journalist of the Year at the British Press Awards. In June 2009 her book Fool’s Gold won Financial Book of the Year at the inaugural Spear’s Book Awards”.

TripleCrisis – Global Perspectives on Finance, Development and Environment . “The world is experiencing three simultaneous crises in finance, development, and the environment.  A number of economists are questioning the mainstream narratives and analyses of these crises”.

Martin Wolf. “Martin Wolf is chief economics commentator at the Financial Times, London. He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in 2000 ‘for services to financial journalism’. He has been a forum fellow at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos since 1999.”.

VOX. “Vox aims to promote research-based policy analysis and commentary by leading scholars. The intended audience is economists in governments, international organisations, academia and the private sector as well as journalists specializing in economics, finance and business”.