Government & Politics
The Electoral Consequences of Rising Trade Exposure
Aug 1, 2017
Back-room deals on corporate tax reform won’t increase growth
Aug 7, 2017
The same angst that Americans and Europeans have about the future of jobs is an order of magnitude higher in Asia.
Aug 2, 2017
Robinson explains how natural experiments are done and why they’re useful. He also explains distribution of power and development of state play critical roles in successful economies.
Jun 13, 2017
Why some goods and services should stay in the public domain
Jun 20, 2017
Current proposals will worsen inequality and harm those Trump promised to protect—while further enriching the top 1%
Jun 12, 2017
This blog post looks at the aggregate picture and collates some micro evidence in a more robust estimating framework to shed light on this question.
Jun 14, 2017
Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) has released a new e-book, “Conversations on Dependency Theory”
Jun 15, 2017
Naomi Klein discusses her new book, No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump’s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need.
Apr 13, 2017
In his 2017 presidential address to the National Economic Association, Professor Darrick Hamilton warned that treating economics as a morally neutral ‘science’, and the discipline’s limited attention to structural barriers and overemphasis individual agency, has resulted in bad economics, and bad policy particularly as it relates to racial disparity.
Apr 20, 2017
A new book by economist Peter Temin finds that the U.S. is no longer one country, but dividing into two separate economic and political worlds
Apr 17, 2017
“The humility to accept that economic propositions cannot be universal would save us from self-defeating arrogance.” Economist Amit Bhaduri adds his perspective to our Experts on Trial discussion.
Apr 12, 2017
Along the entire “innovation chain” — from research and development, to production and commercialization — government and private sectors have very different roles to play.
May 9, 2017 | 04:00—05:30
A discussion with Kaushik Basu, Professor of Economics and the C. Marks Professor of International Studies at Cornell University and former Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank.
Mar 27, 2017
The health crisis afflicting working-class Americans recalls similar symptoms in Russia following the collapse of communism