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Melvyn B. Krauss

Melvyn B. Krauss

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Melvyn B. Krauss (1938-2023) was Professor Emeritus of Economics at New York University.

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  1. The ECB's Savvy Gradualism
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    The ECB's Savvy Gradualism

    Dec 31, 2021 Melvyn B. Krauss thinks the eurozone's central bank is wise in eschewing rapid monetary-policy normalization.

  2. The New Franco-Italian Alliance in Europe
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    The New Franco-Italian Alliance in Europe

    Nov 24, 2021 Melvyn B. Krauss sees enormous potential in a burgeoning new alliance between the French president and the Italian prime minister.

  3. Germany's Chinese Kowtow
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    Germany's Chinese Kowtow

    Nov 5, 2021 Melvyn B. Krauss explains why the next government in Berlin is unlikely to get tough with a major export market.

  4. Goodbye to the German Status Quo
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    Goodbye to the German Status Quo

    Sep 27, 2021 Melvyn B. Krauss sees the federal election outcome as a renunciation of outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel's legacy.

  5. Joe Biden’s Nixon Strategy
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    Joe Biden’s Nixon Strategy

    Jul 6, 2021 Melvyn B. Krauss thinks Western leaders are right to seek a managed rapprochement with Russia.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle

    Big Tech firms flagrantly disregard the implicit social contract that enables capitalist economies to thrive. The time has come to curb their market power and establish the institutional mechanisms necessary to prevent the benefits of technological innovation from being monopolized by a privileged few.

    urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.
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    Europe and the World Need Ukraine to Prevail

    Dmytro Kuleba & Josep Borrell

    Ukrainians, Europeans, and others around the world all have an interest in opposing the kind of war of aggression that Russia launched two years ago. Failing to support Ukraine now would invite a return to the dark past of military aggression, imperialism, and colonialism – and not just in Europe.

    remind everyone of the stakes in Russia's war of aggression, as it enters its third year.
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    Is Blockchain Ready for Primetime?

    Josh Burek considers whether the technology has checked all the boxes needed to achieve wider adoption.
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    Russia Will Honor Navalny Someday

    Carl Bildt reflects on the murdered opposition leader’s success in challenging Vladimir Putin’s regime.
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    Europe Is Home Alone

    Joschka Fischer thinks the threats to European security have become too great for the status quo to bear.
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    Economic Possibilities for Our Overworked Grandchildren

    Kaushik Basu shows how it is possible to redistribute income from the rich to the poor without undermining individual incentives.

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