Thursday, July 28, 2016
  1. World Affairs

    Trump the Traitor

    Bernard-Henri Lévy
  2. Economics

    What’s New About Today’s Low Interest Rates?

    Carmen Reinhart
    Economics

    What’s New About Today’s Low Interest Rates?

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     says that financial repression is hardly unprecedented, but that the current policy mix is.

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    In an era when public debt write-offs are widely viewed as unacceptable and governments are often reluctant to write off private debts, sustained negative real returns are the slow-burn path to reducing debt. Absent a surprise inflation spurt, this will be a long process. READ MORE

  3. Economics

    A Brief History of (In)equality

    J. Bradford DeLong
  4. Politics

    Reversing Brexit

    Anatole Kaletsky
  5. Business & Finance

    Growth in a Time of Disruption

    Michael Spence
    Business & Finance

    Growth in a Time of Disruption

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     proposes ways to adapt developing-country growth models to a tough new global economic environment.

    Newsart for Growth in a Time of Disruption Lucas Schifres/Getty Images

    Developing countries are facing major obstacles – many of which they have little to no control over – to achieving sustained high growth rates. With reversal of these trends – from low advanced-economy growth to the rise of digital technologies like robotics – out of the question, adaptation is the only option. READ MORE

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Lies, Liars, and Lawlessness

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