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William H. Overholt

William H. Overholt

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William H. Overholt is a senior fellow at the Fung Global Institute and the Harvard University Asia Center.

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    Why the Inflation Reduction Act Is a Big Deal

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    If it passes, the US Inflation Reduction Act would be a landmark legislative achievement. With provisions to accelerate America's clean-energy transition, control health-care costs, and restore some sanity to the tax code, it will not only curtail inflation but also bolster America's long-term competitiveness.

    explains how the legislation would address several key longstanding problems facing America.
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    Debate: Galbraith vs. Furman on Inflation

    Months of high inflation, both in the United States and globally, have fueled intense debates about both root causes and potential solutions. Here, Jason Furman of Harvard University and James K. Galbraith of the University of Texas, Austin, offer opposing perspectives on what has become the year’s biggest economic-policy challenge.

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