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Todd G. Buchholz

Todd G. Buchholz

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Todd G. Buchholz, a former White House director of economic policy under President George W. Bush and managing director of the Tiger hedge fund, is the recipient of the Harvard Department of Economics’ Allyn Young Teaching Prize. He is the author of New Ideas from Dead Economists (Plume, 2021), The Price of Prosperity (Harper, 2016), and co-author of the musical Glory Ride.

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  1. Will Cupid’s Aim Improve?
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    Will Cupid’s Aim Improve?

    Feb 12, 2024 Todd G. Buchholz predicts that more young Americans will find partners, get married, and have children in coming years.

  2. Are Electric Cars a Dead End?
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    Are Electric Cars a Dead End?

    Jan 25, 2024 Todd G. Buchholz explains why consumers remain wary of the technology despite all the policies designed to boost adoption.

  3. America after Peak Cars and Snacks
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    America after Peak Cars and Snacks

    Nov 16, 2023 Todd G. Buchholz predicts that consumers’ declining appetite for gas guzzlers and calories will reshape the US economy.

  4. The Golda Who Mattered
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    The Golda Who Mattered

    Sep 11, 2023 Todd G. Buchholz recounts the Israeli prime minister's storied political career and major diplomatic successes.

  5. The Doctor Can’t See You Now
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    The Doctor Can’t See You Now

    Oct 12, 2022 Todd G. Buchholz & Michael Mindlin show how the United States can head off even larger shortages of health-care personnel and drugs.

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    The Drums of US-China Cyber War

    Stephen S. Roach worries that irrational Sinophobia has become America's new bipartisan political orthodoxy.
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    Japan as Number Four

    Takatoshi Ito hopes the news that the economy has slipped from third place globally will serve as a wake-up call.
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    The Financial March to War

    Harold James explains how currency wars and speculation could feature in today’s great-power conflicts.
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    A Stablecoin Pilot in China?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng see an opportunity in Hong Kong’s efforts to establish a regulatory regime for issuers of the cryptoasset.
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    The War for the West

    Ivan Krastev interviewed by Sławomir Sierakowski

    Although the events of the last two years amount to a clear strategic failure for Russian President Vladimir Putin, it is equally clear that the West became overly confident after Ukraine's battlefield successes in 2022. Now, a strategic re-calibration may be in order.

    about the conflict in Ukraine and the challenges facing Western democracies in a changing world.
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    An Antidote to the Polarization Poison

    Ngaire Woods suggests how policymakers can foster a sense of solidarity among people of different political creeds.
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    How America’s CHIPS Act Hurts Taiwan

    Chang-Tai Hsieh, et al. worry that US inducements are luring the world’s top semiconductor manufacturer down a dead end.
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    Will the US Economy Drive Global Growth this Year?

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Despite rosy forecasts, the US economy faces powerful headwinds that call into question its ability to serve as the world’s main growth driver. These challenges are compounded by domestic and geopolitical uncertainties that have not been reflected in market valuations and economic assessments.

    explains why economists and investors are far too optimistic about America’s near-term prospects.
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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.

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