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Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson

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Niall Ferguson is a senior fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution and Harvard University's Center for European Studies.

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  1. More Keynesian than Keynes
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    More Keynesian than Keynes

    Jun 1, 2015 Niall Ferguson believes that it is Robert Skidelsky who is propagandizing in their debate over UK austerity.

  2. The Economic Consequences of Mr. Osborne
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    The Economic Consequences of Mr. Osborne

    May 19, 2015 Niall Ferguson rebuts the Keynesian argument that fiscal consolidation has damaged the UK economy.

  3. Rehab World
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    Rehab World

    Jan 8, 2014 Niall Ferguson poses seven questions for a global economy that should recover slowly in 2014.

  4. Civilizing the Marketplace of Ideas
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    Civilizing the Marketplace of Ideas

    Oct 14, 2013 Niall Ferguson on the perils of Paul Krugman

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    When Voters Become Fans

    Kaushik Basu thinks deepening polarization has given the lie to a longstanding assumption about electoral politics.
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    Africa’s Responsibility to Protect Biodiversity

    Hailemariam Desalegn urges the continent’s leaders to unite behind a shared conservation agenda, beginning at COP15.
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    Resentment on the Western Front

    Sławomir Sierakowski thinks the Polish public needs a more open and honest conversation about refugees before resentment spirals.
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    Crypto’s Well-Worn Path to Crisis

    Xavier Vives writes that, despite the novelty of the assets, the narrative of FTX’s collapse was established long ago.
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    The Unavoidable Crash

    Nouriel Roubini anticipates a stagflationary debt crisis, owing to a dangerous combination of inflation and over-borrowing.
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    War Over Taiwan?

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. considers whether a deterrence arrangement that has worked for 50 years is still sufficient.
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    The Contested Fed

    James Livingston

    By all accounts, central banks – particularly the Fed, because the dollar is still the world’s dominant currency – already act as investment authorities. But their recent bailouts have exacerbated economic inequality, and have done little or nothing to address climate change.

    reviews three books that, each in its own way, reveal a central truth about the world’s leading central bank.
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    The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Selma Mahfouz identify the risks and short-term costs associated with the energy transition over the next decade.
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    Killing Twitter

    Antara Haldar explains what Elon Musk fundamentally misunderstands about the platform – and about free speech.

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