Publications

PIIE's 50+ scholars research a wide range of topics and regions. Our publications reflect the Institute’s commitment to timely, prescient, and topical research in a variety of formats. PIIE books, Policy Briefs, PIIE Briefings, Working Papers, and other scholarly writings all meet our high standards of intellectual rigor and transparency. All PIIE publications communicate the analysis, views, and scholarship of their authors and are not intended to reflect an official view of the Institute or the views of members of the Institute's Board of Directors.

Policy Briefs

October 2021
As the US economy rebounds amid elevated inflationary pressures and Europe grows at a rapid clip, an uneven global rebound looms. Although emerging-market and developing economies (EMDEs) generally retain good access to global capital markets for now, their relatively slow pace of COVID-19...

David Reifschneider (former Federal Reserve) and David Wilcox (PIIE)

August 2021

Working Papers

September 2021
This paper revises and extends PIIE Working Paper 20-6 . It continues to find strong support for a Phillips curve that becomes nonlinear when inflation is "low"—which our baseline model defines as less than 3 percent. The nonlinear curve is steep when output is above potential (slack is negative)...

Kristin Forbes (MIT), Joseph E. Gagnon (PIIE) and Christopher G. Collins (Morgan Stanley)

PIIE Briefings

October 2021
The 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) of the World Trade Organization (WTO), from November 30 to December 3, 2021, in Geneva, provides a major opportunity to articulate a US vision for the multilateral trading system, setting priorities for updating the WTO rulebook and refocusing the WTO dispute...

Chad P. Bown (PIIE), Thomas J. Bollyky (Council on Foreign Relations), Gary Clyde Hufbauer (PIIE), Jeffrey J. Schott (PIIE) and Alan Wm. Wolff (PIIE)