Best Drupal HostingBest Joomla HostingBest Wordpress Hosting

World Policy Journal is proud to share our revived weekly podcast, World Policy On Air, featuring former Newsweek On Air host David Alpern and West Wing Reports founder Paul Brandus. Click here to subscribe on iTunes, listen on, and access the archive!


Africa Investigates is a new podcast from World Policy Institute in partnership with the African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting and with funds from the Open Society Initiative for West Africa. Join Chris Roper as he showcases recent exposés into corruption across Africa. Click here to subscribe on iTunes, listen on, and access the archive!





World Economic Roundtable

Jan 27 2011

The World Policy Institute partners with the American Strategy and Economic Growth Programs of the New America Foundation to convene the World Economic Roundtable.  The Roundtable involves some of the best thinkers from both the policy and investment worlds, who meet 10 to 12 times over the course of the year to think through some of the most challenging questions facing the global economy. Attendance is by invitation only.

Roundtables in 2012 addressed future scenarios for China, Brazil, and geo-economic risk; the Spanish and Italian debt crises; global macro scenarios; financial reform; and India's labor market. Speakers included Sallie Krawcheck, Megan Greene, Robert Herz, Edward Greene, Kevin Lu, Leland Miller and Craig Charney, Hans Humes and Paulo Viera da Cunha, Bruce Stokes, and Eric Best.

Roundtables in 2011 addressed scenarios for Chinese growth and its impact on the global economy; the European debt crisis; the changing global energy map; and assessments of global risk scenarios, among other themes. Future roundtables will address the world regulatory map, global consumption trends and policies, and the world talent map.

Policy papers issued by the roundtable are available online. The roundtable launched the widely cited “The Way Forward” paper  by Daniel Alpert, Robert Hockett, and Nouriel Roubini. Papers by David Beim, Michael Pettis, Peter Marber, and Jay Pelosky are available on the question of "Is China an Engine or Drag on Growth?"  “Revising the Global Energy Map,” featuring Fareed Mohamedi of PFC Energy, uncovered the major changes that are occurring in the global energy market and how they impact the economy, investment strategy, and policy.

Other recent speakers and commentators have included Carmen Reinhart, Ian Bremmer, Stephen Jen, Nader Mousavizadeh, Joseph Gagnon, Yasheng Huang, Michael Kumhof, and Raymond Torres.

Around WPI


World Policy Announces Expansion to Loyola Marymount University The World Policy and Loyola Marymount announce the World Policy Institute at LMU, a first of its kind, interdisciplinary research and academic center.

VP Al Gore & WPI Chair Joseph Cari

Al Gore presides over Arctic Roundtable 

As the United States prepares to assume chairmanship of the Arctic Council in 2015, this inaugural convening of the Arctic Deeply Roundtables launches a vital conversation for our times. 

World Economic Roundtable with Vicente Fox 

In this World Economic Roundtable, former Mexican President Vicente Fox discusses his current quest to make his country a hub for technology. 

Become a Member Join the World Policy Community and change the conversation on the most pressing challenges of the future. Show your support today.   


Intern at World Policy

Want to join our team? Looking for an experience at one of the most highly sought-after internships for ambitious students? Application details here.


Looking Back On 2015

From melting glaciers in Greenland to normalization of relations with Cuba, we've been ahead of the curve in 2015. Look back on our year in reporting here and subscribe to our newsletter for weekly updates delivered right to your inbox. 


To learn about the latest in media, programming, and fellowship, subscribe to the World Policy Weekly Newsletter and read through our archives.