Development Economics

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    The Roots of Argentina’s Surprise Crisis

    A change in macroeconomic policies will not be sufficient to set Argentina on a path of inclusive and sustained economic development. But, as last month’s currency scare showed, abandoning the approach adopted by President Mauricio Macri’s administration at the end of 2015 is a necessary step. Read more

    Why Cities Are Key to Escaping Poverty

    There’s no turning back from humanity’s move to high-density living, says Ed Glaeser. The task of the century will be making cities more liveable. Watch the video