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Alexander Friedman

Alexander Friedman

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Alexander Friedman, a co-founder of Jackson Hole Economics, is a former Chief Executive Officer of GAM Investments, Chief Investment Officer of UBS, Chief Financial Officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and White House Fellow.

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  1. Why Bernie?
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    Why Bernie?

    Feb 24, 2020 Alexander Friedman explains why the socialist US presidential candidate's momentum is understandable and not to be underestimated.

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    Minding the Digital Economy’s Narrowing Gaps

    Michael Spence

    By collapsing physical distance, the digital economy has overcome one of the largest traditional hurdles to market formation and efficiency. But data-driven digital markets come with their own unique informational challenges, demanding further innovation not just by entrepreneurs but also by policymakers. 

    traces the evolution of online, data-driven markets in order to identify remaining areas of concern.
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    Why Biden Is Better Than Trump for the Economy

    Nouriel Roubini

    The presumption that Republicans are better than Democrats at economic stewardship is a longstanding myth that must be debunked. For all Americans who care about their and their children’s future, the right choice this November could not be clearer.

    debunks the longstanding myth that Republicans are better than Democrats for growth, jobs, and markets.

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