News 2020 | News Archive

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

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

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