Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Andrés Velasco

Andrés Velasco, a former presidential candidate and finance minister of Chile, is Professor of Professional Practice in International Development at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. He has taught at Harvard University and New York University, and is the author of numerous studies on international economics and development.

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Economics 1

New Light on Income Inequality

In developing and emerging economies, one charitable explanation for the poor quality of public debate about income inequality is that data on income distribution are often unavailable or dubious. A n… read more

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Economics 4

Encouraging Work

Few policies manage to be economically illiterate and heartless at the same time. But Britain’s Conservative government has achieved just that, by cutting tax credits for low-income workers.

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