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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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    A Subsidy War Without Winners

    Andrés Velasco calls on policymakers to avoid petty conflicts and work together to encourage green investments.
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    Japan’s New Security Posture Is Abe’s Legacy

    Taniguchi Tomohiko explains how the government’s ambitious defense agenda expands on the late prime minister’s ideas.
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    For the Common Good

    Mariana Mazzucato outlines a new governance model for ensuring a fairer distribution of agency, risk, and reward.
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    Helping Middle-Income Energy Exporters Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit

    Carlos Lopes explains what it will take for resource-rich economies to diversify and develop new revenue sources.
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    The New European Frontier

    Giulio Boccaletti

    Given this summer's climate-driven disasters, one might think that the European political system would be devising comprehensive adaptation plans. But, despite some steps in the right direction, Europeans are only just waking up to the constitutional implications of a changing physical environment.

    thinks a changing climate will force the European Union finally to embrace its political nature.
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    The Poverty of Anti-Capitalism

    Harold James considers recent arguments against markets, globalization, and growth, finding them to be deeply flawed.
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    How Not to Fight Inflation

    Joseph E. Stiglitz sees little upside and much downside to further monetary-policy tightening by the US Federal Reserve.
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    Who Is Part of the Free World?

    Anne-Marie Slaughter urges US President Joe Biden to abandon a phrase that is better left in the twentieth century.
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    Realism About Techno-Optimism

    Gernot Wagner laments that public debate about climate solutions is long on political grandstanding and short on nuance.

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