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New Dividing Lines in Asia in the Light of War and Pandemics. Philippe Le Corre, Asia Society. May 24, 2022

Elon Musk, the Buffalo shooting, Texas, and Internet free speech. Tom Wheeler, Brookings. May 23, 2022

Fragmentation monster looms again for ECB. Ignazio Angeloni, OMFIF. May 18, 2022

The Ukraine War's Impact on Sino-European Relations. Philippe Le Corre, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. May 17, 2022

Food insecurity is a bigger problem than energy. Megan Greene, Financial Times. May 16, 2022

Even with Moves toward Transparency, Corporate Climate Pledges and Carbon Offsets Will Be Complicated. Marc Hafstead, William Pizer, Joseph E. Aldy, Margaret Peloso, Alex Rau, Resources. May 12, 2022

Things may look shaky, but recession isn’t certainty. Jason Furman, Harvard Gazette. May 11, 2022

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Has Jeopardized the China-EU Relationship. Philippe Le Corre, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. May 10, 2022

Private-debt risks are hiding in plain sight. Carmen Reinhart and Leora Klapper, World Bank Blogs. May 5, 2022

Nostalgia dies last. Edoardo Campanella, Project Syndicate. May 3, 2022

A Global Tax System is Good for the U.S. Jason Furman, Wall Street Journal. May 2, 2022

Measuring and Mis-measuring China’s Scientific Rise. Richard Yarrow, The Wire China. April 24, 2022

Now's the time for an energy demand strategy. Chris Skidmore, The Sunday Times. April 21, 2022

What's driving inflation if it's not the supply chain? Jason Furman, Los Angeles Times. April 20, 2022

This Inflation is Demand-Driven and Persistent. Jason Furman, Project Syndicate. April 20, 2022

How do hospital closures in the United States impact patient care? Soroush Saghafian, HKS. April 13, 2022

King Dollar is in no danger of losing its world financial crown. Megan Greene, Financial Times. April 12, 2022

Even in a Hot Economy, Wages Aren't Keeping Up With Inflation. Jason Furman, Wall Street Journal. April 12, 2022

EU-China Opinion Pool: The EU-China Summit 2022. Philippe Le Corre, Merics. April 12, 2022

Shining a light on debt. Ceyla Pazarbasioglu, Carmen Reinhart, International Monetary Fund. Spring 2022

My inflation warnings have spurred questions. Here are my answers. Lawrence H. Summers, The Washington Post. April 5, 2022

Antitrust Reform: A Litigation Perspective. Jonathan Sallet, Antitrust, Vol. 36, No. 2. Spring 2022

Theodore White’s reporting of famine in Henan saved lives. Richard Yarrow, SupChina. March 31, 2022

U.S. regulatory inaction opened the doors for the EU to step up on internet. Tom Wheeler, Brookings. March 29, 2022

Biden's Better Plan to Tax the Rich. Jason Furman, The Washington Post. March 28, 2022

Inflation - Roaring Back: How Far Will It Go? Paul Sheard, The Foreign Correspondent's Club of Japan. March 25, 2022

Puncturing myth of purity of science, technology. Sheila Jasanoff, Harvard Gazette. March 22, 2022

These Russian sanctions are different. Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate. March 18, 2022

Climate change, Ukraine and pitfalls of international goodwill. Wake Smith, The Hill. March 18, 2022

How the sanctions war on Putin's Russia could reshape the world economic order. Jeffrey Frankel and Meghan O'Sullivan, HKS PolicyCast. March 17, 2022

The stock market liked the Fed’s plan to raise interest rates. It’s wrong. Lawrence H. Summers, Washington Post. March 17, 2022

The EU must decide how to fund its Ukraine response. Megan Greene, Financial Times. March 16, 2022

Domestic gas is not the solution to Britain’s energy security. Chris Skidmore, CAPX. March 15, 2022

History suggests a high chance of recession over the next 24 months. Alex Domash and Lawrence H. Summers. March 15, 2022

The Fed is charting a  course to stagflation and recession. Lawrence H. Summers, The Washington Post. March 15, 2022

US gasoline prices are relatively moderate compared to historical levels. Alex Domash and Lawrence H. Summers, Medium. March 12, 2022

US Climate Change Policy in An Era of Political Polarization. Robert Stavins, An Economic View of the Environment blog. March 11, 2022

The 2022 Holberg Prize is awarded to U.S. scholar Sheila Sen Jasanoff for her pioneering research in the field of Science and Technology Studies. Sheila Jasanoff, The Holberg Prize. March 10, 2022

Will the EU join the Russian energy embargo? Megan Furman, Prospect. March 10, 2022

Will anchored inflation expectations actually anchor inflation? Jason Furman, Peterson Institute for International Economics. March 10, 2022

No panic in Furman's reaction to inflation data, but plenty of uncertainty. Jason Furman, Harvard Gazette. March 10, 2022

The Treasury Option: How the US can achieve the financial inclusion of a CBDC now. Howell Jackson and Timothy G. Massad, Brookings. March 10, 2022

Bad News About the Good Inflation News. Jason Furman, Wall Street Journal. March 6, 2022

Managing the US National Debt. Paul Sheard, Horasis USA Meeting 2022 (YouTube). March 5, 2022

US gained surprising number of jobs in February but wage growth was nearly flat. Jason Furman and Wilson Powell, III, Peterson Institute of International Economics. March 4, 2022

Sensible Climate Targets Must Consider Costs as Well as Benefits. Wake Smith, Bloomberg Law. March 3, 2022

Balancing Interests and Threats: Challenges for Korea's Next President. William Overholt, AsiaGlobal Online. March 2, 2022

Sanctions will devastate the Russian economy—will they destabilise the west’s? Megan Greene, Prospect. March 2, 2022

Fighting the Last Inflation War. Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate. February 24, 2022

The GI Bill was one of the worst racial injustices of the 20th century. Congress can fix it. Linda Bilmes and Cornell William Brooks, The Boston Globe. February 23, 2022

The ECB must move slowly on interest rates. Megan Greene, Financial Times. February 23, 2022

France will not vacate the Indo-Pacific anytime soon. Philippe Le Corre, Nikkei Asia. February 21, 2022

America’s flawed democracy is in deep—possibly fatal—trouble. Alex Keyssar and Archon Fung, HKS PolicyCast. February 17, 2022

Some lessons from Covid-19 for the EU financial framework. Ignazio Angeloni, “Supervisory architecture in Europe – Lessons from crises in the 21st century”. Edward Elgar Publishing. February 15, 2022

China’s Climate Commitments Face Major Challenges. Henry Lee and Dan Schrag, The National Interest.  February 13, 2022

Which Matters More: A Booming Economy or Spiking Inflation? Jason Furman, The Ezra Klein Show.  February 8, 2022

Summers says pandemic only partly to blame for record inflation. Lawrence H. Summers, Harvard Gazette.  February 4, 2022

US employment jumped in January, despite Omicron wave. Karen Dynan and Wilson Powell, III, Peterson Institute for International Economics.  February 4, 2022

The Biden stimulus is admirably ambitious. But it brings some big risks, too. Lawrence H. Summers, Washington Post.  February 4, 2022

Italy’s government faces big hurdles after botched presidential election. Ignazio Angeloni, OMFIF.  February 3, 2022

Why US workers will return to the labour market. Megan Greene, Financial Times. February 2, 2022

US wages grew at fastest pace in decades in 2021, but prices grew even more. Jason Furman and Wilson Powell, III, Peterson Institute for International Economics. January 28, 2022

Are vaccination mandates government overreach? Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate. January 25, 2022

Puerto Rico's recovery depends on getting its government back. Antonio Weiss, Bloomberg. January 25, 2022

Harvard Project Conducts Research Workshop on Subnational Climate-Change Policy in India. Robert Stowe. January 21, 2022

Did the FAA cry wolf on 5G? Tom Wheeler, Brookings. January 21, 2022

Review of "China’s Emergence as a Power in the Mediterranean: Port Diplomacy and Active Engagement." Philippe Le Corre, H-Diplo. January 19, 2022

Why did almost nobody see inflation coming? Jason Furman, Project Syndicate. January 17, 2022

DisrupTV Episode 263, Grant Halloran, Darren Heffernan, Paul Sheard, Marsha Collier. Paul Sheard. DisrupTV.  January 14, 2022

Four reasons to keep worrying about inflation. Jason Furman, Wall Street Journal. January 13, 2022

Afghanistan's Former Central Bank Chief on the Dire State of the Country's Economy. Ajmal Ahmady, Bloomberg. January 13, 2022

#MeetTopEnvEcon – Robert Stavins. Robert Stavins, Express Views Podcast. January 11, 2022

Information chaos in public health. Alexandra Schweitzer, CommonWealth Magazine. January 9, 2022

The US labor market recovered rapidly in 2021 but still fell short even before Omicron wave. Jason Furman, Peterson Institute for International Economics. January 7, 2022

Betting on US transitory inflation is still valid. Megan Greene, Financial Times. January 7, 2022

Efficiencies in Horizontal Mergers: 2020 Jerry S. Cohen Award Winners for Antitrust Scholarship, Nancy Rose and Jonathan Sallet, Unpack the Debate in Merger Enforcement with Guest Host Roger Noll. Jonathan Sallet, American Antitrust Institute. January 5, 2022

Interview with Prof. Soroush Saghafian. Soroush Saghafian, INFORMS. January, 2022

NATO Looking East: The Case of China. Philippe Le Corre, Fondation pour la Recherche Strategique. January 5, 2022