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David Stasavage

David Stasavage

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David Stasavage is Dean for the Social Sciences at New York University and author of The Decline and Rise of Democracy: A Global History from Antiquity to Today (Princeton University Press 2020).

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    Are Vaccination Mandates Government Overreach?

    Jeffrey Frankel

    Many may judge that, in the cases of existing compulsory immunization programs and other health-related regulations, the benefits of government intervention outweigh the costs. If so, one should logically conclude that the same is true of COVID-19 vaccine mandates.

    thinks compulsory COVID-19 jabs are justified in light of existing regulatory interventions.
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    The Fed Is Playing with Fire

    Stephen S. Roach

    By now, it is passé to warn that the US Federal Reserve is “behind the curve” in fighting inflation. In fact, the Fed is so far behind that it can’t even see the curve and may have to slam on the policy brakes to regain control before it is too late.

    warns that America's monetary policymakers are so far behind the inflation curve that they can't even see it.
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