Spring/ Summer 2018 | News Archive

Why a minor change to how EPA makes rules could radically reduce environmental protection. Joseph Aldy, The Conversation, June 18

New Senior Fellows welcomed to the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, June 6

Donald Trump’s trade policy violates every rule of strategy. Larry Summers, Financial Times, June 4

Italy's Long, Hot Summer. Carmen Reinhart, Project Syndicate, May 31

What does Trump want in his on again, off again China trade war? Jeffrey Frankel, The Hill, May 30

Sheila Jasanoff wins Albert O. Hirschman Prize, The Harvard Gazette, May 29

Central Banks Have Become Too Powerful, Former Banker Says. Paul Tucker interviewed on WBUR's Here and Now, May 25

Frederic M. Scherer: Over Half a Century--and Counting--of Seminal Scholarly Contributions. F.M. Scherer honored for his research in the Review of Industrial Organization, May 24

Chinese investment and influence in Europe. Philippe Le Corre's testimony before a House Foreign Affairs Committee subcommittee, May 23

A Rescue Plan for a Jobs Crisis in the Heartland. Edward Glaeser, Larry Summers and Ben Austin, New York Times, May 24

Remarks from Paul Tucker on his new book: Unelected Power: The Quest for Legitimacy in Central Banking and the Regulatory State

Don't Get Distracted by the Trade Deficit With China. Jason Furman, The Wall Street Journal, May 20

M-RCBG announces John Dunlop Undergraduate Thesis Prize winners. Press release here. May 17

HEEP awards 2017-2018 Student Paper Prizes. May 16

Emerging Markets are in Tougher Spot than '08 Crisis. Carmen Reinhart, Bloomberg, May 16

Why Britain Shouldn't Bank on A Free Trade Agreement with American After Brexit. Peter Sands and Ed Balls, Huffington Post, May 16 (Working paper can be found here.)

A Better Alternative to Payday Loans. Todd Baker and Snigdha Kumar, The Wall Street Journal, May 13

Amitabh Chandra wins the 2018 National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Research and Journalism Award, May 9

The threat of secular stagnation has not gone away. Larry Summers, Financial Times, May 6

America Can't Afford Ben Carson's Housing Cuts. Antonio Weiss, Bloomberg View, May 1

Why Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron will need to talk about China. Philippe Le Corre, South China Morning Post, April 25

Macron's visit will test the Franco-American Security Partnership. Philippe Le Corre, The National Interest, April 19

Why China Won't Yield to Trump. Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate, April 17

The boom in Puerto Rican debt has nothing to do with reality. Lawrence Summers, Financial Times, April 17

No Taxpayer Bailout for Puerto Rico's Creditors. Antonio Weiss, Bloomberg, April 15

A debt crisis is coming. But don't blame entitlements. Jason Furman, The Washington Post, April 8

Donald Trump trade threats lack credibility. Lawrence Summers, Financial Times, April 8

The Right Way for Companies to Publicize Their Social Responsibility Efforts. Mark Kramer, Harvard Business Review, April 2

Whatever Happened to Saving for a Rainy Day? Carmen Reinhart, Project Syndicate, Mar. 30

A global observatory for gene editing. Sheila Jasanoff, Nature, Mar. 21

Is Technology Hurting Productivity? Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate, Mar. 19

Why Tillerson's departure is bad for U.S. climate change policy. Robert Stavins, PBSNewsHour, Mar. 16

Five Reasons Why the Focus on Trade Deficits Is Misleading. Robert Z. Lawrence, PIIE, Mar. 13

Macroeconomic effects of the 2017 tax reform. Jason Furman, Brookings, March 8

Women in economics: Female achievement in a male-dominated field. Profile of Carmen Reinhart, OUPblog, Mar. 8 Saving men in the heartland: The case for place-based employment policies. Larry Summers, Brookings, Mar. 6

Currency markets send a warning on the US economy. Larry Summers, Financial Times, Mar. 4

The Fed Should Be Careful What It Wishes For. Carmen Reinhart, Project Syndicate, Feb. 28

Systemic Risk Council Comments on the Treasury Departments October 2017 Reports. Paul Tucker, Feb. 23

The Economic Message from Equity Markets. Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate, Feb. 22

Trump is breaking the environment beyond repair. Linda Bilmes, Boston Globe, Feb. 20

The budget, the Trump economy, and how Democrats should respond. Jason Furman, Vox, Feb. 19

Congress' budget dysfunction is more than 4 decades in the making. Linda Bilmes, The Conversation, Feb. 9

Wells Fargo's board members are getting off too easy. Lawrence Summers, Washington Post, Feb. 9

Jay Powell's challenge at the Fed. Lawrence Summers, Financial Times, Feb. 5

Could the Renminbi Challenge the Dollar? Christopher Smart, Project Syndicate, Feb. 2

Remarks at the IADI/BIS FSI Conference, Resolution Policy and Resolvability at the Centre of Financial Stability Regimes? Paul Tucker, Feb. 1

The new geopolitics of Central Asia: China vies for influence in Russia's backyard. Philippe Le Corre, Brookings, Feb. 1

Trump takes credit for booming stocks, low unemployment. Lawrence Summers, MSNBC, Feb. 1

Trump's new strategy is America's old strategy: Gathering Allies. Philippe Le Corre, Belfer Center, Feb. 1

ACA marketplace plan issues threaten consumers' financial wellbeing. Deborah Gordon, The Observer, Jan. 31

Are Oil Prices Heading for Another Spike? Carmen Reinhart, Project Syndicate, Jan. 31

Why Treasury secretaries should stick with the strong dollar mantra. Larry Summers, Financial Times, Jan. 25

Sheila Jasanoff has been announced as winner of the prestigious Reimar-Lüst Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Jan. 25

Donald Trump's big choice at Davos. Larry Summers, Financial Times, Jan. 20

To improve global health, tax the things that are killing us. Larry Summers, Financial Times, Jan. 19

The Right Question About Inequality and Growth. Jason Furman, Project Syndicate, Jan. 19

France's Bloodless and Pro-European Revolution. Philippe Le Corre, Carnegie Europe, Jan. 19

Jason Furman and Antonio Weiss are among economists endorsing the fiscal stimulus plan for Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico cannot survive without massive fiscal stimulus and debt relief, top economists tell Trump and Congress. Jan. 18

Medicaid Work Requirements are Bad Policy and Bad for People. Deborah Gordon, The Observer, Jan. 18

Making America's deficits great again. Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate. Jan. 18

Mental Health Services: The Luxury Donald Trump Can't Afford to Avoid. Deborah Gordon, The Observer, Jan. 12

The new geopolitics of Central Asia: China vies for influence in Russia's backyard. Philippe Le Corre, Brookings, Jan. 2

Does Trade Fuel Inequality? Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate. Jan. 2 Can economic policy solve economic problems? Jason Furman, LiveMint, Jan. 1