Jeffrey Sachs Today’s challenges go beyond Keynes
Lawrence Summers How to fix costly and unjust US tax system
Robert Reich Deficit-cutting industry has poisoned US economic debate
Glenn Hubbard Fiscal cliff standoff is a debate about the size of government
Mohamed El-Erian Congress risks derailing positive jobs trends
Anne-Marie Slaughter What I learnt from the Arab-Israeli Twitter war
Richard Haass Israel should learn from Northern Ireland
Ian Bremmer Israel is all but alone in the Middle East
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi Fiscal cliff lessons from the eurozone crisis
Mohamed El-Erian Expect more from the Fed — and soon
Financial Times Video: Obama will prevail
Jeffrey Sachs Obama has four years to fix the economy
Financial Times Video: The future of Sino-American relations
Robert Reich The real lesson from Obama’s victory
Ian Bremmer Obama’s triumph over austerity
Kishore Mahbubani Obama’s chance to fashion a new global order
Simon Schama Why Obama won
Jacob Weisberg Why Romney lost
Mohamed El-Erian Post-election déjà vu for markets?
Bruce Bartlett Presidents are powerless to save the US economy
Guest Author Ohio is a test case for US economy
Robert Reich US election is a referendum on tax
Ahmed Rashid Pakistanis have given up on Obama
Lawrence Summers Building blocks for America’s recovery
Martin Feldstein The US is unlikely to avoid “fiscal cliff”
Jeffrey Sachs How to make rich countries pay for climate change
Bruce Bartlett How Romney could end quantitative easing
Ahmed Rashid Obama has failed the youth of the Arab spring
Robert Reich Why America’s fiscal cliff may be a gentle hill
Mohamed El-Erian Keep up the pressure – the US jobs crisis is not yet over
Moisés Naím What Mitt Romney could learn from Henrique Capriles
Guest Author Car industry rattles on old Europe’s roads
Martin Feldstein Fed joins ECB in a high-risk move
Mohamed El-Erian Introducing the “reverse Volcker moment”
Laura Tyson How to cut the US deficit by fixing tax
Bruce Bartlett George W. Bush is the real drag on Romney
Mohamed El-Erian QE3 is a sign of the Fed’s policy purgatory
Robert Reich After the politics, the reality of the US labour market
Bruce Bartlett What I will be watching for in Obama’s speech
Glenn Hubbard The problem with Obama’s arithmetic
Mohamed El-Erian What to expect from Bernanke at Jackson Hole
Guest Author A look inside Romney’s tax returns …
Bruce Bartlett Abortion returns as an American election issue
Simon Schama America’s clear choice: Franklin Roosevelt or Ayn Rand
Mohamed El-Erian Fed meeting shows the US is in ‘policy purgatory’
Bruce Bartlett The peculiar case of the American vice-presidency
Mohamed El-Erian Dear Congress, don’t look to Bernanke for salvation
Jeffrey Sachs Move America’s economic debate out of its time warp
Roger Altman Why the US recovery remains weak
Stephen King Krugman and Layard suffer from optimism bias

The A-List

About this blog Blog guide
Welcome. This blog is available to subscribers only.

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

Read the A-List author biographies

Subscribe to the RSS feed

To comment, please register for free with and read our policy on submitting comments.

All posts are published in UK time.

See the full list of FT blogs.

What we’re writing about

Afghanistan Asia maritime tensions carbon central banks China climate change Crimea emerging markets energy EU European Central Bank George Osborne global economy inflation Japan Pakistan quantitative easing Russia Rwanda security surveillance Syria technology terrorism UK Budget UK economy Ukraine unemployment US US Federal Reserve US jobs Vladimir Putin


Africa America Asia Britain Business China Davos Europe Finance Foreign Policy Global Economy Latin America Markets Middle East Syria World


« MarApril 2014