18 January 2020

Laura Tyson and Susan Lund

Laura Tyson, a former chair of the US President's Council of Economic Advisers, is a professor at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and a senior adviser at the Rock Creek Group. Susan Lund is a partner of McKinsey
  • Though the US runs a persistently large trade deficit in goods, it maintains sizeable bilateral services surpluses with many of its leading trade partners, including China. Photo: Bloomberg

    The blind spot in the trade debate

    - Mar 21, 2019 9:24am
      Negotiations to resolve the Sino-American trade conflict have so far centered on soybeans, natural gas, and an assortment of commodities and manufactured goods. Yet, an increasingly important component of US and global trade is scarcely...
  • A robotic bartender mixes cocktails for guests. New technologies promise higher productivity and greater efficiency, but they also stoke fears about their effects on jobs, skills, and wages. Photo: Reuters

    Rage against the machine?

    - Dec 8, 2017 9:28am
    Intelligent machines are transforming the way we produce, work, learn, and live throughout the world. Almost every aspect of our economies will be radically altered. Major logistics companies and individual drivers are using new technologies to...