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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 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. Let the Giggers Fight Inflation
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    Let the Giggers Fight Inflation

    Jun 24, 2024 Todd G. Buchholz criticizes efforts by US regulators to throttle the proliferation of independent contractors.

  2. The US Treasury’s Bond Blunder Will Cost Gen Z Dearly
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    The US Treasury’s Bond Blunder Will Cost Gen Z Dearly

    May 1, 2024 Todd G. Buchholz & James Carter thinks the US should have locked in favorable borrowing rates when it had the chance.

  3. Big Tech Shocks Electric Utilities
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    Big Tech Shocks Electric Utilities

    Mar 19, 2024 Todd G. Buchholz & Michael Mindlin explain why the sector is getting a boost from fast-growing companies that cannot afford to lose power.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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    The Defining Economic Issue of the US Election

    Stephen S. Roach argues that the high price level, not inflation, is weighing on voters ahead of the presidential election.
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    What Does the EU Election Mean for European Climate Policy?

    Laurence Tubiana explains how green campaigners can strengthen their message to appeal to ordinary voters.
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    The Geopolitical Imperative to Upgrade the Dollar

    Jordan Bleicher & Josh Lipsky explain how emerging technologies are facilitating efforts to challenge the greenback’s global dominance.
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    Let the Giggers Fight Inflation

    Todd G. Buchholz criticizes efforts by US regulators to throttle the proliferation of independent contractors.
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    The Putin-Kim Pact Is an Opportunity for the West

    Ana Palacio

    The Russia-North Korea defense pact leaves no doubt about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s determination to overthrow the existing international order. But the agreement could also strain the Kremlin’s relations with China, potentially disrupting Sino-Russian efforts to undermine Western unity.

    urges policymakers to leverage the rogue partnership to drive a wedge between Russia and China.
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    What Climate-Vulnerable Developing Countries Need Right Now

    Mia Amor Mottley & Wale Edun

    Since the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, geopolitical tensions have dominated the global agenda, hindering collective efforts to address climate change. With the world still warming, urgent measures are needed to make investment in sustainable development feasible and affordable for everyone.

    propose a blueprint to unlock financing and kickstart investment in adaptation and clean energy.
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    Two Cheers for Identity Politics

    James Livingston argues that critics of the contemporary focus on issues of race, gender, and sexuality are ignoring history.
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    What the Next EU Leadership Must Do

    Carl Bildt offers a broad outline of the bloc's biggest challenges following this month's European Parliament election.
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    China Must Not Choose the Next Dalai Lama

    Brahma Chellaney urges the US and India to work together to protect the more than 600-year-old institution.

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