Pessimism Amid Plenty

Commentary from Project Syndicate BY MICHAEL SPENCE While there is no shortage of challenges facing economies and societies today, they

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Before Our Very Eyes, Trump Is Undoing the Work of Our Country’s Founders

Republished with permission from TomDispatch.com Painful as it is, we can only fight him if we pay attention. By Tom Engelhardt / TomDispatch

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The Economics of China’s New Era

Commentary from Project Syndicate BY  JUSTIN YIFU LIN With the age of Western global dominance coming to an end, it is

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Donald Trump’s 21st Century Fake Populism

Republished with permission from TomDispatch.com Our president isn’t a populist, but he’s happy to play one on TV. By Rajan Menon / TomDispatch

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Inconvenient Truths About Migration

Commentary from Project Syndicate BY ROBERT SKIDELSKYStandard economic theory says that net inward migration, like free trade, benefits the native population

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Trade Deals with Real Gains: A Path Forward

Republished with permission from CEPR Written by Dean Baker Presentation by Dean Baker at “What is the Future of International Trade?”

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Growth Without Industrialization?

Commentary from Project Syndicate BY DANI RODRIK Low-income African countries can sustain moderate rates of productivity growth into the future, on

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How Not to Catch Cancer: a Riposte to Harnessing Weak Institutions to Build Markets

By Roy Lee* In her blogpost “Harnessing Weak Institutions to Build Markets” Professor Yuen Yuen Ang essentially argues that rather

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