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The Pandemic Will Transform the Global Economy & International Relations. Paul Sheard. Japan SPOTLIGHT, July 10, 2020

Bankruptcy in America: Tracking Commercial and Personal Filings by State. Deborah Gordon. Moneygeek, July 9, 2020

USCIB Interviews Public Health Expert and Acclaimed Author Myriam Sidibe. Myriam Sidibe. Entrepreneur, July 9, 2020

More Than Changing Racist Names, Brands Must Create New Social Footprints. Myriam Sidibe. Entrepreneur, July 9, 2020

Protecting Workers and Businesses in the COVID Crisis. Antonio Weiss. Moody's Analytics, July 3, 2020

To save the US economy, we need to save jobs. This program could do that. Antonio Weiss. CNN Business, July 7, 2020

Good Start - But Let's Move from 'Brand Say' to 'Brand Do.' Myriam Sidibe. Sustainable Brands, July 3, 2020

Wirecard scandal raises need for common EU market rules. Ignazio Angeloni. OMFIF, June 29, 2020

The EU's New Defensive Approach to a Rising China. Philippe Le Corre. ISPI, June 29, 2020

U.S. workers need more power. Lawrence H. Summers. The Washington Post, June 28, 2020

A perfect fiscal storm of revenue shortfalls for cities and towns. Linda Bilmes. The Boston Globe, June 25, 2020

The IRS is leaving billions on the table. Here's how it can collect that money. Lawrence H. Summers. The Washington Post, June 22, 2020

Trump versus Huawei: Right Target, Disastrous Strategy.  William Overholt. East Asia Forum, June 21, 2020

COVID-19 Response: Don't Lose Sleep Over Mounting Government Debt. Paul Sheard. Bloomberg Quint, June 20, 2020

The Unemployment Pandemic: Addressing America's Jobs Crisis. Jason Furman. Prepared Testimony before the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, June 18, 2020

What a successful economic recovery must look like. Jason Furman. The Washington Post, June 16, 2020

Brands Do Need To Take A Stand. Here's How To Do So Responsibly. Myriam Sidibe. Entrepreneur, June 16, 2020

What's in a recession? Jeffrey Frankel. Project Syndicate, June 15, 2020

Borrowing is not the solution to New Jersey's $10 Billion Problem. Tom Healey. NJ.com, June 14, 2020

Beyond the Pandemic: Reviving Europe's Banking Union. Ignazio Angeloni. SAFE-CEPR Webinar, June 10, 2020

Investment Report: Chasing Yields in A New World. Megan Greene. Prospect, June 9, 2020

Economists are hunting for alternative indicators of recovery. Megan Greene. Financial Times, June 9, 2020

How to determine if a business is COVID-19 safe? Create a restaurant-style grading system. Archon Fung. Los Angeles Times, June 9, 2020

The US unemployment rate is higher than it looks - and is still high if all furloughed workers returned. Jason Furman and Wilson Powell III. Peterson Institute for International Economics , June 5, 2020

3 steps brands can take to boost bottom line by creating behavior change. Myriam Sidibe. American Marketer, June 5, 2020

Even With Good Economic Numbers, We Will Still Be in a Very Deep Hole. Jason Furman. Bloomberg, June 3, 2020

US Economic Outlook. Lawrence H. Summers. Wiener Conference Call, June 2, 2020

The Path Forward: The Global Economy. Gordon Brown and Lawrence H. Summers. The Washington Post Live, May 29, 2020

Who has the world's largest economy? Jeffrey Frankel. Project Syndicate, May 28, 2020

It's time to say goodbye to employment-based health insurance. Deb Gordon. The Hill, May 28, 2020

HUCE Faculty Profile. Robert Stavins. Harvard University Center for the Environment, May 28, 2020

Beyond the Pandemic: Reviving Europe's Banking Union. Ignazio Angeloni. VOX, May 26, 2020

Beyond the Pandemic: Eight Proposals to Revive the Banking Union. Ignazio Angeloni. VOX, May 26, 2020

It is hard to imagine the field of political economy without Alberto Alesina. Lawrence H. Summers. The Washington Post, May 24, 2020

If it's not over on the disease...it's not over on the balance sheet. Carmen Reinhart. Harvard Gazette, May 20, 2020

COVID-19 The Big Questions: What is The Real Cost of Help from Bad Samaritans? Philippe Le Corre. United States Studies Centre, May 19, 2020

Harvard's Reinhart and Rogoff Say This Time Really Is Different. Carmen Reinhart. Bloomberg, May 18, 2020

Harvard's Reinhart and Rogoff Say This Time Really Is Different. Carmen Reinhart. Bloomberg, May 18, 2020

Preventing a COVID 19 food crisis. Carmen Reinhart. Project Syndicate, May 15, 2020

Get ready for a two-speed recovery. Megan Greene. Politico, May 15, 2020

Trump vs. Johnson: Who will win the fight for a mini trade deal?Nyasha Weinberg, Ed Balls. The Times, May 14, 2020

COVID-19 looks like a hinge in history. Lawrence H. Summers. Financial Times, May 14, 2020

Harvard economist warns of roller coaster economy. Jeffrey Frankel. CBSN Boston, May 14, 2020

Robust equities are not a reflection of investor optimism. Megan Greene. Financial Times, May 13, 2020

Lessons for COVID-19-era CEOs. Jane Nelson. International Finance Corporation, May 13, 2020

How the Lessons of WWII Can Help the US Fight COVID. Timothy Massad. Banking with Interest, May 12, 2020

Can "helicopter money" save the global economy? Megan Greene. Prospect Magazine, May 8, 2020

Key role for Bundesbank after German court ruling. Ignazio Angeloni. OMFIF, May 7, 2020

Restructuring Argentina's Private Debt is Essential. Joseph E. Stiglitz, Edmund S. Phelps, Carmen M. Reinhart. Project Syndicate, May 6, 2020

Given what we're losing in GDP, we should be spending far more to develop tests. Lawrence H. Summers. The Washington Post, May 5, 2020

How Marketers Can Drive Social Change and Profits. Myriam Sidibe, Harvard Business Review PolicyCast, May 5, 2020

The Case for Deeply Negative Interest Rates. Kenneth Rogoff, Project Syndicate, May 4, 2020

Airlines Got the Sweetest Coronavirus Bailout Around. Timothy Massad, Bloomberg, May 4, 2020

On Central Bank Independence. Paul Tucker, International Monetary Fund, May 2020

How to avoid a W shaped recession. Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate, May 1, 2020

US unemployment is higher than Europe's now. But we'll likely recover faster. Megan Greene, Washington Post, May 1, 2020

COVID-19: Strengthening West Africa's fragile food ecosystems. Ndidi Nwuneli, Business Day, April 29, 2020

Argentina's debt workout won't be its last. Carmen Reinhart, Bloomberg, April 27, 2020

Regulatory Cooperation to Combat Public Health Crises. Elizabeth Golberg, The Regulatory Review, April 27, 2020

Unleash the data on COVID-19. Richard Zeckhauser, April 24, 2020

From taking notes in the classroom to helping the front lines. Mark Fagan, Harvard Gazette, April 24, 2020

A bailout of the energy sector will create a whole lot of zombie companies. Megan Greene, CNBC, April 24, 2020

Remembering Paul H. O'Neill legacy of leadership and integrity. Roger B. Porter, Deseret News, April 23, 2020

Hand-washing expert on a mission to save lives. Myriam Sidibe, BBC Sounds Focus on Africa, April 22, 2020

Food companies can help slow the spread of COVID-19. Myriam Sidibe, Nutrition Connect, April 22, 2020

Italy needs action on debt sustainability. Ignazio Angeloni, OMFIF, April 21, 2020

Bailing out the oil industry brings a fate worse than death. Megan Greene, Financial Times, April 20, 2020

Is the World's Reserve Currency in Trouble? William Overholt, The International Economy, Winter 2020

Work will transform after this crisis. Ioana Petrescu and Steve Johnson, The Hill, April 20, 2020

The imperative of more sovereign debt relief. Megan Greene, The Prospect, April 18, 2020

Multilateralism Through Public-Private Partnerships are Key to Flattening the COVID-19 Curve. Myriam Sidibe, IPS, April 17, 2020

How the Economy Will Look After the Coronavirus Pandemic. Carmen Reinhart, Foreign Policy, April 16, 2020

Africans can fight COVID-19 with stakeholder capitalism. Myriam Sidibe, World Economic Forum blog, April 15, 2020

Economy roughly back to normal if coronavirus disappears. Paul Sheard, YiCai, April 15, 2020

Italy, a target destination for China's propaganda. Philippe Le Corre, Fondation pour la Recherche Strategique, April 15, 2020

No, COVID-19 isn't turning Europe pro-China (yet). Philippe Le Corre, The Diplomat, April 15, 2020

National governments have gone big. The IMF and World Bank need to do the same. Lawrence H. Summers and Gordon Brown, The Washington Post, April 15, 2020

Marketing Meets Mission. Myriam Sidibe, Harvard Business Review, April, 2020

A Harvard Handwashing Expert Weighs In on Corporate Responsibility Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. Myriam Sidibe, Harvard Crimson, April 14, 2020

Suspend Emerging and Developing Economies' Debt Payments. Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff, Project Syndicate, April 13, 2020

How much can the federal budget and the deficit continue to grow? Doug Elmendorf and Karen Dynan, Harvard Magazine, April 13, 2020

Competition for overseas students is going to be fierce. Jo Johnson, Financial Times, April 11, 2020

Robert Stavins and Harvard Business School's Rebecca Henderson on Ways Organizations are Changing in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic and Climate Change. Robert Stavins, Environmental Insights Podcast, April 8, 2020

How Have Companies Responded to the Coronavirus Pandemic and Climate Change? Robert Stavins, An Economic View of the Environment Blog, April 8, 2020

Regulatory lenience over COVID-19 must be carefully judged. Ignazio Angeloni, Risk.net, April 7, 2020

Science Will Not Come on a White Horse with a Solution. Sheila Jasanoff, The Nation, April 6, 2020

Democrats and Republicans Should Agree on How to Solve the Coronavirus. Jason Furman, The National Interest, April 5, 2020

What Can Economics Really Have to Say about COVID-19 Policies? Robert Stavins, An Economic View of the Environment Blog, April 3, 2020

Grim As It Is Now, Larry Summers Guesses Recovery Could Be Faster Than Anticipated. Lawrence H. Summers, Vanity Fair, April 2, 2020

What economics can say about an effective response to the coronavirus. Robert Stavins, Resources, April 2, 2020

A Detailed Plan for Getting Americans Back to Work. Amitabh Chandra, Harvard Business Review, April 1, 2020

How to apply past financial lessons to today's coronavirus crisis. Carmen Reinhart, Reuters, March 31, 2020

What the Developed World Central Banks Have Right - and Wrong. Paul Sheard, CFA Society New York Compound Insights Podcast, March 2020

Robert Stavins and Columbia's Scott Barrett on COVID-19 on Climate Change. Robert Stavins, Environmental Insights Podcast, March 27, 2020

Will the COVID-19 Pandemic Bring About Long-Term Societal Changes? Robert Stavins, An Economic View of the Environment Blog, March 27, 2020

Greener Stimulus? Economic Recovery and Climate Policy. Joseph Aldy, Columbia SIPA Center on Global Energy Policy, March 26, 2020

Economists cheered by relief package, but see long, tough slog ahead. Karen Dynan, Harvard Gazette, March 26, 2020

Size of US Coronavirus Stimulus Package is "Astounding." Megan Greene, Bloomberg, March 26, 2020

Ensuring hunger does not kill more people than COVID-19 in Africa. Ndidi Nwuneli, The Cable, March 25, 2020

Paul Sheard on COVID-19, CommonWealth Magazine (Taiwan), March 25, 2020

European bank regulators aren't yet doing what it takes. Ignazio Angeloni, Vox, March 24, 2020

Corporations will try to grab the bailout cash. We can't let them have it all. Megan Greene, The Washington Post, March 20, 2020

Market Panic Has Yet to Peak; Trump Faces Big Test. Paul Sheard, Yicai Global (Chinese Business Network), March 19, 2020

The Coronavirus Recession. Karen Dynan, Harvard Magazine, March 19, 2020

Proposed measures to address economic elements of current pandemic crisis. Paul Tucker, Systemic Risk Council statement, March 19, 2020

Many Americans will be hurt financially by pandemic. Here's how government could help. Jason Furman, PBS NewsHour, March 17, 2020

As COVID-19 Outbreak Worsens, So Does Economic Volatility. Carmen Reinhart, NPR, March 17, 2020

Government and Public Policy in Times of Crisis. Linda Bilmes, KPFA, March 16, 2020

Policymakers have little time to respond to coronavirus pandemic. Jason Furman, CNBC, March 16, 2020

Obama and Trump Administration Veterans Agree: This is How You Help States Stop Coronavirus. Jason Furman, The National Interest, March 15, 2020

Coronavirus will change how we work, travel and shop for years. Paul Sheard, Bloomberg, March 14, 2020

The Role of Business in Preventing Further Spread of COVID-19. Myriam Sidibe, Business Fights Poverty, March 14, 2020

Financial Markets Rattled by the Multiple Effects of COVID-19. Megan Greene, NPR, March 13, 2020

Coronavirus 'potentially more serious' than 2008 crash. Jason Furman, NBC, March 13, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic: Let's remember WWII, as well as what we learned in 2008. Timothy Massad, Fortune, March 13, 2020

Congress should increase the federal Medicaid matching rate. Jason Furman, American Enterprise Institute, March 13, 2020

Scale the price of a coronavirus vaccine by the harm it averts. Amitabh Chandra, The Boston Globe, March 13, 2020

The impact of COVID-19. Paul Sheard, South Korean EDaily, March 12, 2020

Ironically, China market is most stable. Robert Lawrence, Bloomberg, March 12, 2020

Coronavirus economic effects 'bigger than 2008'. Jason Furman, MSNBC, March 12, 2020

US economy now confronts 'Japanification.' Lawrence H. Summers, Bloomberg, March 12, 2020

Virus is at Bear Stearns moment and may get worse. Lawrence H. Summers, Bloomberg, March 11, 2020

Creating Subnational Climate Institutions in China. Michael Davidson, Harvard Project on Climate Agreements

ECB should turn to supervisory forbearance. Ignazio Angeloni, Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum, March 10, 2020

What is going on with the global economy and the business landscape? Some key insights. Paul Sheard, Presentation to Agora Meeting, Smadja and Smadja. March 5, 2020

ECB has a wide mandate, and should use it. Paul Sheard, Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum, March 10, 2020

Trump's Big Mistake: Cutting Money to Fight Diseases Like Coronavirus. Linda J. Bilmes, The National Interest, March 5, 2020

COVID-19: An Urgent Call for Coordinated, Trusted Sources to Tell Everyone What They Need to Know and Do. Scott Ratzan, National Academy of Medicine, March 5, 2020

What the Fed can do to help with coronavirus's economic aftershock. Lawrence H. Summers, The Washington Post, March 3, 2020

The world must wake up to the challenges of longer lifespans. Camilla Cavendish, Financial Times, February 28, 2020

Will coronavirus trigger a global recession? Jeffrey Frankel, The Guardian, February 26, 2020

Coronavirus may be worse than Wall Street is wagering. Megan Greene, Financial Times, February 21, 2020

The Wealth Tax Debate. Jason Furman, Forbes, February 19, 2020

The EU and China in 2020: More Competition Ahead. Philippe Le Corre, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, February 19, 2020

Subnational Climate Change Policy in China. Report released by the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements, February 2020

Here's One Tax Every Candidate Ought to Back. Antonio Weiss, Bloomberg Opinion, February 14

Should votes in the ECB Governing Council be disclosed? Ignazio Angeloni, Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe, February 10

Should Europe Aim to Become a Super State? Paul Sheard, Briefings for Britain, February 9

Important, Despite the Controversy - Geoengineering Research. Robert Stavins, An Economic View of the Environment blog, February 7

The Jury is Still Out on One-In-One-Out. Elizabeth Golberg, The Regulatory Review, February 3

The Trump administration has made the US less ready for infectious disease outbreaks like coronavirus. Linda Bilmes, The Conversation, February 3

For humanitarian food interventions in Africa, engage the private sector. Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli, Devex, February 3

Hong Kong: A Democratic Voice in China. Philippe Le Corre, Cairn, February 2

Central banks are swimming against the tide on inflation. Megan Greene, Financial Times, February 1

If business leaders are serious about doing good, they can start by paying their taxes. Lawrence H. Summers, The Washington Post, January 30

Time to address the shortcomings of the banking union. Ignazio Angeloni, Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe, January 2020

Harvard's Reinhart Says Economy in 'Sweet Spot,' Rates Have 'Rock Bottom Feel'. Carmen Reinhart, Bloomberg, January 22

The Best Tool to Fight Climate Change. Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate, January 20

Walking the Talk of Stakeholder Capitalism. Richard Samans and Jane Nelson, Project Syndicate, January 20

3 actions business leaders can take to help solve our water crisis. Callie Stinson and Jane Nelson, World Economic Forum blog, January 20

US-China "Truce" Was Inevitable: Negative Impact of Trade War on US Becoming Clear (PDF). Paul Sheard, Weekly Economist, January 14

We don't need fewer entitlements for the middle class. We need more. Lawrence H. Summers, The Washington Post, January 7

Economics Can Still Help Solve the Climate Crisis. Robert Stavins, HKS PolicyCast, January 6