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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 H.W. Bush and managing director of the Tiger Management hedge fund, is the author of New Ideas from Dead Economists (Plume, 2021) and The Price of Prosperity (Harper, 2016).

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  1. More Pipes, Less Putin
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    More Pipes, Less Putin

    Jun 29, 2022 Todd G. Buchholz calls on US President Joe Biden to reverse course and support the EastMed natural-gas pipeline.

  2. Fight Inflation with Supply-Side Labor Reform
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    Fight Inflation with Supply-Side Labor Reform

    Mar 25, 2022 Todd G. Buchholz & Michael Mindlin propose measures to return older and younger people to work, and to reduce occupational barriers to entry.

  3. America's Child-Tax-Credit Bonanza
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    America's Child-Tax-Credit Bonanza

    Aug 17, 2021 Todd G. Buchholz & Victoria J. Buchholz point out that a new monthly cash disbursement program opens up huge opportunities for businesses.

  4. Gaming Our Economies
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    Gaming Our Economies

    Feb 23, 2021 Todd G. Buchholz argues that dopamine-fueled stock trading is a problem that a financial transactions tax would make worse.

  5. Hamilton Beats MMT
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    Hamilton Beats MMT

    Dec 17, 2020 Todd G. Buchholz questions the wisdom of a policy framework that ignores history and defies common sense.

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    Megan Greene and Hindou Ibrahim

    Oct 3, 2022

    Megan Greene is a senior fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard Kennedy School and a member of the Regenerative Crisis Response Committee.

    Hindou Ibrahim is Founder and President of the Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad and Co-Chair of the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change.

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    The Stagflationary Debt Crisis Is Here

    Nouriel Roubini

    The Great Moderation has given way to the Great Stagflation, which will be characterized by instability and a confluence of slow-motion negative supply shocks. US and global equities are already back in a bear market, and the scale of the crisis that awaits has not even been fully priced in yet.

    sees the latest market turmoil as a long-anticipated reckoning for bad policies and negative supply shocks.
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    The Cold War Is Back

    Joschka Fischer explains what the new Russian military and nuclear threat means for the European Union.
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    Putin Escalates, Europe Hesitates

    Simon Johnson urges European leaders to take three steps to counter Russia's illegal annexation of Ukrainian territory.
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    PS Events: Investing in Health for All

    PS editors present the Investing in Health for All event.
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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

    In response to British Prime Minister Liz Truss’s “mini-budget,” financial markets have sent the pound spinning to its lowest level ever, with no bottom in sight. While talk of an outright UK default is overblown, it is not unreasonable to anticipate a painful reckoning just short of that outcome.

    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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