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January 24, 2000

Kosovo
Promoting Sustainable Economies in the Balkans

The conflict in Kosovo, less than four years after the brutal civil war in Bosnia, was a wake-up call to the international community. The West and others had once again underestimated the powerful fo…

March 21, 2006

Liberia
A Conversation with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Fondly called the “Iron Lady” by her supporters, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has, throughout her 30-year career as a stateswoman, political prisoner, and Liberian national demonstrated her iron will and de…

January 13, 2006

United States
On the origins of dark matter

Stephen "Current accounts almost always don't matter" Jen is intrigued by Ricardo Hausmann and Fredrico Struzenegger's discovery of dark matter.   Lots of others are too.   Michael Mandel for…

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November 6, 2005

Economics
What risks should the American workforce assume in a more global economy?

Sebastian Mallaby had an interesting column in last Monday's Washington Post.   Mallaby highlights what he calls the biggest economic argument of the day -- namely, what role does the government …

February 1, 2006

Financial Markets
Financial Statecraft

Read an excerpt of Financial Statecraft. As trade flows expanded and trade agreements proliferated after World War II, governments—most notably the United States—came increasingly to use their pow…

January 17, 2006

United States
New Book Assesses Rising Importance of Financial Markets in U.S. Foreign Policy

Growth in Capital Flows Generating Diplomatic and Security ChallengesJanuary 17, 2006—As trade flows expanded and trade agreements proliferated after World War II, governments—most notably the United…

January 28, 2005

Global
Transition 2005: World Economic Update Special Edition - The Administration’s Economic In-Box

Speaker: Alan S. Blinder, G. S. Rentschler memorial professor of economics, Princeton University Speaker: R. Glenn Hubbard, dean and Russell L. Carson professor of economics and finance, Columbia B…

January 24, 2005

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Hubbard is in pole position: the Sunday New York Time buried the lede

Apparently the Federal Reserve is beginning to worry that the Administration is not all that serious about reducing the fiscal deficit ... Wonder why. It seems like Martin Feldstein’s concerns abou…

May 7, 2007

Development
Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity

Watch Robert E. Litan and Carl J. Schramm of Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation discuss their recent book, Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity.

May 7, 2007

Development
Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism: And the Economics of Growth and Prosperity

In their new book, authors Robert Litan and Carl Schramm document four different varieties of capitalism, some good and some bad for growth.  They examine how countries catching up to the United Stat…