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Peter Boone

Peter Boone

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Peter Boone is Chair of Effective Intervention at the London School of Economics’ Center for Economic Performance.

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  1. Time to Relax Global Travel Restrictions
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    Time to Relax Global Travel Restrictions

    Jul 30, 2021 Peter Boone & Simon Johnson argues that it is not people visiting relatives who ensure that all the coronavirus variants will spread.

  2. From Lockdown to Lock-In
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    From Lockdown to Lock-In

    Apr 30, 2020 Simon Johnson & Peter Boone show how countries' varying responses to the pandemic will lead to long-term constraints on human mobility.

  3. The Euro Awaits Its Verdict
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    The Euro Awaits Its Verdict

    May 22, 2012 Peter Boone & Simon Johnson

  4. Europe’s Monetary Cordon Sanitaire
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    Europe’s Monetary Cordon Sanitaire

    Nov 14, 2010 Peter Boone & Simon Johnson

  5. Brady Bonds For the Eurozone

    Brady Bonds For the Eurozone

    Sep 15, 2010 Peter Boone & Simon Johnson

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    America’s Childcare Is Unfit for the Postmodern Age

    Bruce Ackerman urges US President Joe Biden to put universal preschool at the center of his re-election campaign.
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    History Already Tells Us the Future of AI

    Daron Acemoglu & Simon Johnson find policy lessons for the 2020s in the work of the early-nineteenth-century economist David Ricardo.
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    Trump and the Risk of a US Debt Default

    William L. Silber thinks the former president would be even more reckless if awarded another term this year.
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    Europe’s Red Tape Is Helping Russia

    Laurence Boone & Nicu Popescu

    The European Union’s cumbersome and narrowly defined regulations for public procurement and spending are not simply inadequate; they are dangerous. They weaken the bloc’s ability to protect itself from a broad range of Russian hybrid attacks while prolonging Russia’s aggression in Ukraine.

    propose a European Defense Production Act to help fast-track processes for public procurement and spending.
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    What to Look for in Trump’s First Trial

    Eric Posner

    The intricate legal issues and colorful characters in Donald Trump's criminal trials will undoubtedly keep the media and the viewing public enraptured for months to come. But when it comes to the 2024 election, all that really matters is how the defendant appears to a narrow sliver of undecided voters.

    points out that optics, more than the law or the facts, will be what matters most for the election.
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    AI Holds the Key to Resilient Cities

    Justina Nixon-Saintil surveys the technology's foreseeable applications in promoting urban sustainable development.
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    How Risky Is Japan’s Monetary-Policy Normalization?

    Takatoshi Ito considers the implications of the central bank’s exit from negative interest rates and quantitative easing.
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    As Families Change, So Must the Safety Net

    Neha Bansal urges governments to implement policies that promote intergenerational integration and solidarity.
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    The Language of Political Control

    Robert Skidelsky views recent linguistic innovations as manipulative efforts to compel “correct” thought and perception.

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