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Mark Paul

Mark Paul

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Mark Paul is an assistant professor of economics at New College of Florida.

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  1. America’s Bipartisan Climate-Policy Failure
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    America’s Bipartisan Climate-Policy Failure

    Jun 21, 2019 Mark Paul & Connor Rupp hope a growing chorus of new voices can bring an end to the Democratic Party's “climate-change denial lite.”

  2. A Carbon Dividend Is Better than a Carbon Tax
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    A Carbon Dividend Is Better than a Carbon Tax

    May 15, 2019 Mark Paul & Anthony Underwood argue that putting a price on emissions won't work if it alienates lower- and middle-income voters.

  3. Overcoming the Ideology of Climate Inaction
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    Overcoming the Ideology of Climate Inaction

    Feb 25, 2019 Anders Fremstad & Mark Paul argue that neoliberal policymaking continues to fuel global warming and stand in the way of solutions.

  4. The Case for a US Public Banking Option
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    The Case for a US Public Banking Option

    Sep 6, 2018 Thomas Herndon & Mark Paul argue that government-provided financial services would ensure universal access and strengthen consumer protection.

  5. No Robo-Apocalypse
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    No Robo-Apocalypse

    Jul 20, 2018 Mark Paul argues that we should be much more worried about bad policymaking than automation and artificial intelligence.

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    The ECB Has Been Driving EU Inflation

    Hans-Werner Sinn explains how the European Central Bank has contributed to soaring prices, including for energy.
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    The Populist Climate Threat

    Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.
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    Britain Is Not an Emerging Market – Yet

    Kenneth Rogoff considers the implications of the new government’s poorly received economic-policy package.
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    When the Fed Stops Trying

    J. Bradford DeLong worries that the world's most important central bank is no longer looking for an optimal policy path.
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    No Security Without Climate Security

    Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why US policymakers need to focus more closely on global warming as an existential threat.
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    Development, Decarbonization, and Dumb Landowners

    Ricardo Hausmann argues that governments must manage natural resources more effectively to promote green growth.
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    The Trade Agenda Today

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    Recent global developments have shown what is at stake when trade becomes less open and transparent. To assess the current state of the international trading system and what lies in store for it, Anne O. Krueger queries World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about the biggest challenges facing her organization.

    about the challenges facing her organization.
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    King Dollar

    In recent weeks, the US dollar has reached 20-year highs against key foreign currencies, and all-time highs against the Chinese renminbi and the British pound. What is sustaining the greenback’s surge, and what are its most significant consequences?

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    The US Inflation Bonanza for Sovereign Debtors

    Gautam Nair & Federico Sturzenegger identify the big winners of a shock that is diluting mountains of debt around the world.

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