Tuesday, January 24, 2017
  1. A New Deal to Save Europe

    Yanis Varoufakis
  2. From Economic Analysis to Inclusive Growth

    Kemal Derviş, ET AL

    From Economic Analysis to Inclusive Growth

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    &  assess the viability of adopting the Scandinavian economic model in the US.

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    Developed-economy policymakers are seeking a recipe for inclusive economic growth, whereby high rates of investment and rapid innovation are pursued alongside measures to reduce income inequality. The Scandinavian model is often invoked in support of this approach, but could it really work in a country like the US? READ MORE
  3. The Illusions Driving Up US Asset Prices

    Robert J. Shiller

    The Illusions Driving Up US Asset Prices

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     attributes market giddiness since November to a combination of two fanciful factors.

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    Speculative markets have always been vulnerable to illusion, and in the US, two have been sustaining asset-price gains since November's presidential election. But seeing the folly in markets provides no clear advantage in forecasting outcomes, because changes in the force of an illusion are difficult to predict. READ MORE
  4. The Economic Policy Trump Should Pursue

    Mark Malloch Brown

    The Economic Policy Trump Should Pursue

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     sketches the measures that the incoming US president's most vulnerable voters need.

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    As Donald Trump assumes the US presidency, a group of 35 prominent international business leaders is stepping forward to defend open markets, endorse the fight against climate change, and demand a massive push against global inequality. These are the core elements of the only viable economic strategy for the US and the world. READ MORE
  5. Trump, Corporatism, and the Dearth of Innovation

    Edmund S. Phelps

    Trump, Corporatism, and the Dearth of Innovation

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     warns that the incoming US administration's economic approach will weaken dynamism and growth.

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    America’s innovative spirit has been weakened by a corporatist ideology that has permeated all levels of government, displacing the individualist ideology upon which capitalism thrives. Under Donald Trump, corporatism could become even more extreme, resembling the disastrous approach taken by Germany and Italy in the 1930s. READ MORE
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