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Nathaniel Persily

Nathaniel Persily

Nathaniel Persily is the Charles Keller Beekman Professor of Law and Political Science and the Director of the Center for Law and Politics at Columbia Law School. Professor Persily’s scholarship focuses on American election law or what is sometimes called the “law of democracy,” which addresses issues such as voting rights, political parties, campaign finance, […]

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Benjamin Todd Jealous

Benjamin Todd Jealous is the former President and CEO of the NAACP.  Appointed at age 35 in 2008, he is the youngest person to lead the century old organization.  During his tenure, the NAACP’s online activists have swelled from 175,000 to more than 600,000; its donors have increased from 16,000 individuals per year to more […]

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Zephyr Teachout

Zephyr Teachout

Dr. Teachout is currently an Associate Professor of Law at Fordham University and has a rich background in laws governing political behavior, both domestically and abroad. She previously taught Election Law at Duke University and also was the former National Director of the Sunlight Foundation, Director of Online Organizing for Howard Dean’s Campaign, and Researcher […]

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Taeku Lee

Taeku Lee

Taeku Lee’s primary research interests are in racial and ethnic politics, public opinion and survey research methods, social movements and political behavior. His book, Mobilizing Public Opinion: Black Insurgency and Racial Attitudes in the Civil Rights Era (Chicago, 2002), received the J. David Greenstone and the V.O. Key book awards. He is also co-author of […]

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Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson serves as the Executive Director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) and is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Global Finance Project for the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute in New York. Previously, Dr. Johnson was a managing director at Soros Fund Management, where he managed a global currency, bond […]

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John Coequyt

Director of the Sierra Club’s international climate programs as well as a representative on domestic climate change and energy issues. John has worked on domestic and international climate change policy for over a decade. Prior to his time at the Sierra Club, he worked for Greenpeace USA where he served as an international climate campaigner. […]

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Stuart Ewen

Stuart Ewen

Stuart Ewen is a professor in the Department of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College, CUNY and at the Graduate Center, CUNY in the Ph.D. Programs in History and Sociology. He is the author of influential books on the history of consumer society, visual culture, propaganda and modernity, including PR! A Social History of […]

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Daniel L. Goroff

Daniel L. Goroff

Daniel L. Goroff is a Program Director at the nonpartisan and non-ideological Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. He is especially interested in research on economics, finance, mathematics, the scientific and technical work force, and education. Goroff is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Economics at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, where he previously served as Vice […]

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Andrew Gelman

Andrew Gelman

Andrew Gelman is a professor of statistics and political science and director of the Applied Statistics Center at Columbia University. He has received the Outstanding Statistical Application award from the American Statistical Association, the award for best article published in the American Political Science Review, and the Council of Presidents of Statistical Societies award for outstanding contributions by a person under […]

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Christopher Paine

Christopher Paine

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Daniel Brindis

Daniel Brindis

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Lynn E. Turner

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Joseph E. Stiglitz
May 18, 2015

The United States and the world are engaged in a great debate about new trade agreements.

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March 19, 2015

One of the greatest scenes in movie history occurs at the end of “Casablanca.


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The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a major potential trade agreement between the United States and 11 countries at very differe

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January 30, 2015

Okay folks, get out those umbrellas, we are about to showered with all sorts of garbage as the corporate interests pushing fo


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Robert Reich
January 13, 2015

Republicans who now run Congress say they want to cooperate with President Obama, and point to the administration’s Trans-P

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Nouriel Roubini
November 11, 2014

TOKYO – The global economy is like a jetliner that needs all of its engines operational to take off and steer clear of clou


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Joseph E. Stiglitz
November 10, 2014

NEW YORK – The Ebola crisis reminds us, once again, of the downside of globalization.

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Apparently that is how the DC-insider crowd saw the elections last week.


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Dean Baker
August 13, 2014

The very rich don’t think very highly of the rest of us.

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Jeffrey Sachs
August 12, 2014

The horrific Ebola epidemic in at least four West African countries (Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria) demands not


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Kemal Dervis
August 11, 2014

This month – the centenary of the outbreak of World War I – is an opportune time to reflect on big risks.

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Joseph E. Stiglitz
August 7, 2014

On July 30, Argentina’s creditors did not receive their semiannual payment on the bonds that were restructured after the c


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There is a widely believed, but largely silly, view that rising inequality is the result of technology and globalization.

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Nouriel Roubini
August 6, 2014

The escalating conflict in Ukraine between the Western-backed government and Russian-backed separatists has focused attentio


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Robert Kuttner
July 21, 2014

It’s hard to recall a time when the world presented more crises with fewer easy solutions.

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Karl Marx famously wrote that history repeats itself, “the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce.


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Jeffrey Sachs
June 26, 2014

In the fight against extreme poverty, we face a puzzle. When the U.N.

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Nouriel Roubini
June 13, 2014

NEW YORK – In the immediate aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis, policymakers’ success in preventing the Great


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A real struggle over who will preside over the European Commission has begun.

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Jeffrey Sachs
March 5, 2014

Events are moving rapidly in Ukraine.


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Robert Borosage
February 21, 2014

One day after President Barack Obama called for moving forward on trade authority in his State of the Union address, Senate M

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Since the beginning of the year, a new wave of doubt has engulfed emerging markets, driving down their asset prices.


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Jeffrey Sachs
February 18, 2014

The Winter Olympics in Sochi are the first to be hosted by Russia since the Cold War-era Moscow Summer Games in 1980.

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Sarah Hodgdon
November 20, 2013

Sierra Club volunteer Jesse Swanhuyser is so committed to educating people on the threats of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (T


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Marshall Auerback
October 17, 2013

Unemployment in Germany is now at a 20 year low and the country’s economy seems to be impervious to the strains afflicting

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Jeffrey Sachs
September 25, 2013

NEW YORK ― The world’s governments meet at a special session of the United Nations General Assembly on Sept.


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Appealing for peace 50 years ago, President John F.

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In his speech commemorating the Martin Luther King March on Washington last week, President Obama got it partly right.


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September 23, 2013

You are reading this on a smartphone, then you are probably holding in your palm the conflict minerals that have sent the bi

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Nouriel Roubini
September 16, 2013

Speaking of “known unknowns” – foreseeable risks whose realisation is uncertain – was common within t


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Anat Admati
August 26, 2013

Nearly five years after the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers touched off a global financial crisis, we are no safer.

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Many of the people who ridicule efforts at using government spending to boost the economy and create jobs like to turn to Ja


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Thomas Palley
August 21, 2013

The global economy needs exchange rate coordination now.

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August 20, 2013

It has become fashionable not to worry about Europe and the euro area. This complacency has a serious flaw: Italy.


On April 24, the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh collapsed, killing 1,129 workers and injuring at least 1,500 more.

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During the last few years, a lot of hype has been heaped on the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa).


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Tags and advertising slogans proclaiming manufacture in a specific country are fading, because goods assembled with component

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ISTANBUL – A cycle of terrible violence has taken over much of the Middle East.


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With leadership transitions at many central banks either under way or coming soon, many of those who were partly responsible

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August 14, 2013

According to accounts in the business press, there is a campaign among Washington insiders to get Larry Summers appointed as


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Joseph E. Stiglitz
July 7, 2013

Though nothing has come of the World Trade Organization’s Doha Development Round of global trade negotiations since they

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Kemal Dervis
June 11, 2013

The small park in Taksim Square in the sprawling metropolis of Istanbul is one of the few green spaces left in the city cente


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Joseph E. Stiglitz
June 10, 2013

In the five years since the financial crisis crippled the American economy, a favorite warning of those who have urged forcef

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After turmoil erupted in the Arab world in 2011, a number of western analysts argued that “the Turkish model” could be an


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Robert Kuttner
June 9, 2013

President Obama’s personal summit with China’s new president, Xi Jinping, at the well-named venue of Rancho Mirag

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Joseph E. Stiglitz
June 3, 2013

On June 1-3, Japan is hosting the fifth meeting of TICAD, the Tokyo International Cooperation on African Development.


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May 27, 2013

The world looked on agog as Tim Cook, the head of Apple, said his company had paid all the taxes owed – seeming to say th

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A recent visit to Turkey reminded me of its enormous economic successes during the last decade.


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Robert Reich
May 26, 2013

A Senate report criticizes Apple for shifting billions of dollars in profits into Irish affiliates where its tax rate is l

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Nancy Folbre
May 20, 2013

A multistoried structure cobbled together without much oversight, groaning under its own weight, a source of livelihood but a


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Thomas Palley
May 14, 2013

Gattopardo constitutes change that keeps things the same.

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L. Randall Wray
May 1, 2013

European integration was a grand plan, perhaps driven by lofty motives.


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William Black
April 30, 2013

As I write, there are terrible reports indicating that the death toll in Bangladesh, where the building housing garment fac

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Jeffrey Sachs
April 29, 2013

The curtain has been pulled aside on the once secret world of tax havens, and the scale of abuse is nearly beyond reckoning.


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March 8, 2013

Famed short-seller Jim Chanos discusses the Chinese Real-Estate market, particularly the inability of market to maintain its

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Simon Johnson
December 20, 2012

In a desperate attempt to prevent implementation of the Volcker Rule, representatives of megabanks are resorting to some las


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Sarah Anderson
December 19, 2012

Tax hikes for millionaires and Social Security cuts for grannies.

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December 11, 2012

In an effort to promote a more balanced economic approach between government and business, President Obama has proposed a con


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Jeffrey Sachs
August 28, 2012

Today, Ghana’s President John Mahama, UK Secretary of State Andrew Mitchell and I travelled to northern Ghana to announ

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Nouriel Roubini
August 15, 2012

Whether the eurozone is viable or not remains an open question.


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Robert Kuttner
August 13, 2012

The record drought and crop failures will create shortages, especially of corn, and will increase the prices of many foods th

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Mitt Romney’s choice of Rep.


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Simon Johnson
August 9, 2012

Proponents of the status quo in the financial sector just cannot catch a break.

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Sony Kapoor
August 6, 2012

The euro crisis is once again dominating the headlines.


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Dean Baker
August 5, 2012

The NYT ran a lengthy story on the possibilities of manufacturing electronics in the United States.

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Let’s not expect central bankers to bail out the continuing economic mess.


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Kemal Dervis
August 1, 2012

August has been a dangerous month in European history, but this year it could be the turning point for the eurozone – and

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William Black
July 30, 2012

Will no one rid me of the accursed examiners?
Examiners look at spreadsheets, but so do supervisors.


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Dean Baker
July 29, 2012

Apparently NYT reporters never heard of immigration.

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Kemal Dervis
July 20, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC – The financial crisis of 2008 has spurred a global debate on how much government regulation of markets –


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Sanjay Reddy
July 16, 2012

Jettisoning the grandiose dream of a global reserve currency and promoting viable national economies is the way out of the eu

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July 13, 2012

Jeffrey Sachs discusses the status of China’s economy and whether investments in China will justify themselves on CNN I


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Sarah Anderson
June 28, 2012

The leaders of France and Germany may have their differences on the big question of the day — stimulus versus austerity.

Nouriel Roubini discusses the European debt crisis on Bloomberg.


Jeffrey Sachs
June 26, 2012

Jeffrey Sachs talks about the European crisis, economic globalization, and the lack of public support of a “United Stat

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June 25, 2012

Jeffrey Sachs talks about the wave of synchronized economic slowdown across the globe on Morning Joe on MSNBC, June 25th 2012


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Simon Johnson
June 22, 2012

Most current policy discussion concerning the euro area is about austerity.

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Jeffrey Sachs
June 20, 2012

One of the world’s pre-eminent scientific publications, Nature, issued a scathing report card in advance of this week’s R


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Dean Baker
June 18, 2012

The NYT told readers that Mexico looks set to surge past Brazil in its growth rate in the years ahead.

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Nouriel Roubini
June 15, 2012

Dark, lowering financial and economic clouds are, it seems, rolling in from every direction: the eurozone, the United States,


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Jeffrey Sachs
May 31, 2012

NEW YORK – The critics of foreign aid are wrong.

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Simon Johnson
May 13, 2012

The euro currency is a malady that condemns at least a generation of Greeks, Italians, Spaniards, Portuguese and Irish to the


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Jeffrey Sachs
May 10, 2012

 

The dream of health for all, even the poorest of the poor, can become a reality because of recent breakthroughs in te

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Jeffrey Sachs
May 9, 2012

The dream of health for all, even the poorest of the poor, can become a reality because of recent breakthroughs in technology


Jim Chanos
May 1, 2012

Jim Chanos discusses the Chinese property bubble and Chinese banks on Bloomberg Television, May, 1st 2012.

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Last summer, I described the then three pending free trade agreements (FTAs) with South Korea, Panama and Colombia as “


Jeffrey Sachs
April 27, 2012

Jeffery Sachs discusses slow economic growth and financial markets on MSNBC, April 27th, 2012.

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Kemal Dervis
April 23, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC – For almost two centuries, starting around 1800, the history of the global economy was broadly one of diver


Bob Herbert
March 31, 2012

Bob Herbert discusses the recent spike in gas prices on CNN, March 31st, 2012.

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Kemal Dervis
March 22, 2012

“Bread, liberty, social justice” was the rallying cry of revolutionaries in Tahrir Square and elsewhere in the Arab world


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Leo Hindery, Jr.
March 20, 2012

The post-Crash intervention by the Obama administration in mid-2009 in righting the General Motors and Chrysler ships was an

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Perry Mehrling
March 13, 2012

The recent BIS Quarterly Review article “European Bank Funding and Deleveraging” takes a stab at connecting all


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Kemal Dervis
March 8, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC – As evidence mounts that income inequality is increasing in many parts of the world, the problem has receiv

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Barry C. Lynn
January 26, 2012

Barry Lynn discusses “the New Monopolies and Open markets” on New America Foundation,  January 26 2012.


Barry critiques components of the Chinese labor system and its relation to domestic corporations at the New America Foundati

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Perry Mehrling
January 13, 2012

Obstfeld makes a big point that the current account represents an intertemporal trade, where the deficit country obtains curr


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Sarah Anderson
January 11, 2012

With patriotic fanfare, the Obama administration announced this week that it would ban new uranium mining projects around the

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Despite years of official talk about addressing global current-account imbalances, they remained one of the world’s main ec


Leo Hindery, Jr.
January 8, 2012

Leo Hindrey Jr discusses on the lack of private sector growth and global financial growth on Bloomberg Enterprise, January 8

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Nouriel Roubini
December 14, 2011

The outlook for the global economy in 2012 is clear, but it isn’t pretty: recession in Europe, anemic growth at best in the


Jim Chanos
December 9, 2011

Jim discusses Chinese debt servicing, construction, and real estate on CNBC, December 9 2011.

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In his novel, The Jungle, the American muckraking author Upton Sinclair wrote about the horrendous work and sanitary conditi


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Perry Mehrling
November 23, 2011

Europe is embarked on a grand experiment, managing modern financial crisis without a dealer of last resort, so refusing to fo

Tamara Draut
November 3, 2011

Tamara Draut discusses the Greek economy, unemployment, and the “welfare state” on Fox, November 3 2011.


Jim Chanos
October 11, 2011

Jim discusses the state of the Chinese banking system on Bloomberg Television, October 11 2011.

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Jim Chanos
September 22, 2011

Managing global risk exposure requires a China play. That could be a short strategy, and there are many ways to do it.


Jim Chanos
September 20, 2011

Jim discusses European short selling, Chinese debt, and investments on Bloomberg Television, September 20 2011.

Timothy Canova
September 14, 2011

Timothy discusses infrastrure, political gridlock, and rhetoric on RT America, September 14 2011.


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Aziz Huq
June 19, 2011

WITH an eye toward the 2012 elections, legislators in six states have been debating laws explicitly prohibiting courts from c

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Kemal Dervis
June 13, 2011

Kemal Dervis traces the development and expansion of the global economy at the Center for Global Development, June 13 2011.


Kemal discusses the history of the modern economy and the emerging markets on Center & Global Development, June 13 2011.

Jim Chanos
May 18, 2011

Jim discusses cracks in the Chinese economy on CNBC, May 18 2011.


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Barry C. Lynn
April 28, 2011

Barry Lynn discusses Chinese Companies in the US and the Chinese trade practices on RFD, April 28 2011.

Naomi Klein
April 23, 2011

Naomi Klein discusses the recent economic crisis, globalization and her new book on Charlie Rose, April 23 2011


Alan S. Blinder
April 12, 2011

Alan Blinder on Charlie Rose /CBA Speakers Bureau, April 12 2011.

Timothy Canova
January 31, 2011

Timothy discusses youth unemployment, income inequality, and corporate bailouts on CBR, January 31 2011.


Heidi Shierholz
January 24, 2011

Heidi discusses corporate profits, the trade deficit, and the labor market on Grit TV, January 24 2011.

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James K. Boyce
August 27, 2010

In attempting to support the transition from war to peace, the international community often provides substantial assistance.


David Kennedy
May 3, 2010

David discusses the interaction between local and global economic policies on BulletproofBlog, May 3 2010.

Jim Chanos
April 15, 2010

Jim discusses the Chinese property bubble, investment, and the economy on Charlie Rose, April 15 2010.


Jeffrey Sachs
February 10, 2010

Jeffrey Sachs discusses economic isolation and how to eliminate it on Erickson project, February 10 2010.

Jim Chanos
January 25, 2010

Jim discusses bank trading activities, and the state of the Chinese real estate market on CNBC, Januaray 25 2010.


Thomas Palley
December 21, 2009

Tom addresses the roots of the financial crisis at the New America Foundation, 2009.

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Sanjay Reddy
December 15, 2009

This paper examines the phenomenon of real-income stagnation (in which real-income growth is uninterruptedly negligible or ne


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Richard B. Freeman
March 6, 2009

This essay reviews what economists have learned about the impact of labor market institutions, defined broadly as government

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Sherle Schwenninger
December 23, 2008

The great financial bubble of the Clinton-Bush years has ended in tears–in home foreclosures, bank failures and what pr


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Eric Rauchway
August 20, 2008

Eric Rauchway discusses “American Exceptionalism”, and his book “Blessed Among Nations” on the Forum with Mic

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Sanjay Reddy
June 16, 2008

Should some rights to engage in international trade be made conditional on the promotion of labor standards? The critics of s


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Ethan Kaplan
March 3, 2008

We estimate the impact of political coups and top-secret coup planning on asset prices.

Christopher Edley, Jr
November 21, 2007

At Google Zeitgeist, U.C. Berkeley Law School Dean Christopher Edley, Jr.


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Sanjay Reddy
September 15, 2007

We evaluate the claim that world consumption poverty has fallen since 1990 in light of alternative assumptions about the exte

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James K. Boyce
April 5, 2007

By respecting nature’s limits and investing in nature’s wealth, we can
protect and enhance the environment’s ability to


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Richard B. Freeman
August 6, 2006

Before the collapse of Soviet communism, China’s movement toward market capitalism, and India’s decision to undertake mark

Y.V. Reddy
May 12, 2006

YV discusses the growth of the Indian economy and its global impact at the Council on Foreign Relations, May 12 2006.


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Henry C.K. Liu
March 8, 2006

PART 1
The need for a labor cartel
There are many examples debunking free-market propaganda that wages and prices must simply

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Nina Shapiro
March 15, 2005

This paper examines the macroeconomic effects of competition.


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Walker F. Todd
July 10, 1995

The United States bailout of the Mexican financial and banking systems proceeds apace, but all is not well.

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Walker F. Todd
February 13, 1995

One of the most preposterous financial crimes of the century, the official management of the 1980s developing-countries debt