Institutions, Policy & Politics

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    Italy’s Crisis Is the Left’s Crisis

    When politics is defined in terms of “populism” vs. “the mainstream,” the possibility for real economic reform is diminished. Read more

    Who Says Labor Laws Are “Luxuries”?

    The World Bank and IMF say developing economies can’t afford to have strong labor laws. Actually, they can’t afford not to. Read more