News

August 17

Linda Bilmes in Boston Business Journal, Harvard study: North South Rail Link would cost less than thought. By subscription only.

Antonio Weiss on Bloomberg View, Make the Treasuries Market Safe at Any Speed 

August 15

Blog: Larry Summers, Why don’t all CEOs quit Trump’s advisory councils?

August 13

Op-Ed: Larry Summers in The Washington Post, The Fed’s job is about to become much harder

August 1

Op-Ed: Carmen Frankel in Project Syndicate, Recovery is Not Resolution

Op-Ed: Robert Stavins in Huffington Post, Environmental Economics — A Personal Perspective

July 24

Op-Ed: Jeffrey Frankel in Project Syndicate, Why Obamacare Survived

July 13

News report: John Ruggie and the UN Guiding Principles cited in creation of World Players Rights policy covering over 100,000 athletes in a dozen sports, including soccer, NFL and NBA

July 12

Blog post: Larry Summers' blog post, Western civilization and Presidential hypocrisy

July 9

Op-ed: Larry Summers' in the Financial Times, Donald Trump's alarming G20 performance

July 8

Blog post: Larry Summers' blog post, Our President is the greatest threat to our security

June 30

Op-Ed: Carmen Reinhart in Project Syndicate, One Hundred Years of Indebtedness

June 28

Op-ed: Christopher Smart in the Boston Globe, In praise of leverage and back channels in Russia policy

June 26

Op-ed: Rohini Pande in IndiaSpend, Star Power: Maharashtra Starts Rating Industries By Emissions

June 22

Op-ed: Christopher Smart in Project Syndicate, Trump's Trade Illogic

June 22

Op-ed: Jeffrey Frankel in Project Syndicate, Trump’s Sugar Swamp

June 20

Video: Joseph Aldy featured in the video The Great Swap: A Bipartisan Solution to Climate Change 

June 13

Award: Robert Stavins is named co-recipient of the Publication of Enduring Quality Award 

June 12

Op-ed: Larry Summers' latest op-ed at The Washington Post, The problem with privatization 

June 12

Op-ed: Larry Summers' latest op-ed at The Washington Post, The problem with privatization 

June 11

Press release: Press release on new working paper by Peter Sands, Ed Balls, Sebastian Leape, Nyasha Weinberg: Making Brexit Work for British Business: Key Execution Priorities 

June 6

Op-ed: Robert Stavins' op-ed at PBS NewsHour, The economics (and politics) of Trump's Paris withdrawal 

June 5

Op-ed: Robert Stavins' op-ed in Foreign Affairs, Why Trump Pulled the U.S. out of the Paris Accord and What the Consequences Will Be 

June 4

Op-ed: Larry Summers' op-ed in the Financial Times, Business needs to show there is more to the US than Donald Trump

June 2

Op-ed: Robert Stavins' op-ed at WGBH, Goodbye Paris, Hello Nicaragua: Why Trump's Withdrawl From The Climate Accord is Bad for America 

June 1

Op-ed and Policy Brief: Antonio Weiss' op-ed in Bloomberg View, Financial Regulation Calls for 20/20 Vision and related policy brief published by the Peterson Institute

May 30

Op-ed: Brian Deese's co-authored op-ed in The Washington Post, Another deadly consequence of climate change: The spread of dangerous diseases 

May 30

Op-ed: Linda Bilmes' op-ed in Defense One, The Biggest Bills for the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars Are Yet to Come 

May 30

Op-ed: Jeffrey Frankel's op-ed in The Guardian, Why help to buy your home is no help at all to the economy 

May 30

Op-ed: Larry Summers' op-ed in The Washington Post, What history tells us about Trump's budget fantasy

May 29

Op-ed: Carmen Reinhart's op-ed at Project Syndicate, Trump's Magic Budget 

May 27

Article: Peter Sands' co-written article in The Lancet, Financing preparedness at a national level 

May 25

Op-ed: Linda Bilmes' op-ed at The Conversation, Iraq and Afghanistan: The US$6 trillion bill for America's longest war is unpaid 

May 24

Op-ed: Larry Summers' op-ed in The Washington Post, Trump's 'China deal' is only a good deal for China 

May 24

Op-ed: Christopher Smart's op-ed at Chatham House, Five Ways for Europe to Set a Course Towards Progress and Growth 

May 23

Announcement: M-RCBG announces the winner of the 2017 Dunlop Undergraduate Thesis Prize 

May 23

Op-ed: Larry Summers' op-ed in The Washington Post, Trump's budget is simply ludicrous 

May 22

Article: Brian Deese in Foreign Affairs, Paris Isn't Burning: Why the Climate Agreement Will Survive Trump

May 19

Interview: Paul Tucker interviewed in Borsen-Zeitung, Talk alone doesn't make it better

May 18

Announcement: The Harvard Environmental Economics Program announces winners of the 2016-2017 HEEP Student Paper Prizes

May 17

Q&A: Todd Baker's op-ed in American Banker, Better fintech alternatives to high-cost credit are already here

May 12

Q&A: A Q&A with Ban Ki-moon in the Harvard Gazette, A U.N. leader looks back

May 7

Op-ed: Larry Summers' op-ed in the Financial Times, Less is more when it comes to Federal Reserve policy

May 2

Op-ed: Larry Summers' op-ed at The Washington Post, Larry Summers on the future of banking

April 27

Op-ed: Larry Summers' op-ed in The Washington Post, Trump is undermining his own treasury secretary

April 27

Event coverage: Coverage of the recent Men Without Work Forum 

April 27

Op-ed: Ban Ki-moon and Robert Stavins' op-ed in the Boston Globe, Why the US should stay in the Paris climate agreement

April 26

Event coverage: Coverage of Ban Ki-Moon's Forum talk, Ban Ki-Moon Reflects on UN Leadership at IOP 

April 26

Blog post: Ben Heineman's blog post at the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, Wells Fargo Lessons: Will Leaders Ever Learn? 

April 24

Op-ed: Jeffrey Frankel's op-ed at Project Syndicate, How to Renegotiate NAFTA

April 20

Op-ed: Ban Ki-moon and Robert Stavins' op-ed in the Boston Globe, Why the US should stay in the Paris climate agreement

April 17

Op-ed: Christopher Smart's co-authored op-ed at RealClear World, A U.S.-UK Trade Agreement and the Trump Re-Election Campaign

April 14

News: M-RCBG welcomes Jason Furman as Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy at Harvard Kennedy School 

April 11

Paper: Regina E. Herzlinger's co-authored paper at The JAMA Network, Achieving Universal Coverage Without Turning to a Single Payer: Lessons from 3 Countries

April 9

Op-ed: Larry Summers' op-ed in the Financial Times, The US must work on its economic relationship with China

April 7

Op-ed: Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed to M-RCBG as Angelopoulos Global Public Leaders Fellow

April 7

Op-ed: Carmen Reinhart's op-ed in Project Syndicate, How to Handle an Oil Shock

April 2

Op-ed: Rohini Pande's op-ed at Ideas for India, Getting India's women into the workforce: Time for a smart approach

March 27

 Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed at QUARTZ Africa, African countries are wasting money on an outdated method of infrastructure investment

March 24

Op-ed: Larry Summers' op-ed in The Washington Post, Why scrapping NAFTA would be Trump's big gift to China

March 17

Op-ed: Christopher Smart's op-ed at Project Syndicate, Industry by Design?

March 12

Op-ed: Joseph Aldy's op-ed at The Conversation, Curbing climate change has a dollar value--here's how and why we measure it

March 10

Op-ed: Christopher Smart's op-ed in The European Financial Review, The Macro-Promise and the Micro-Peril: The Global Economy of 2017

March 6

Announcement: SSP alumni fellow Livio Valenti (Vaxess VP) on Gates Foundation $6M support for Vaxess Technologies to develop a novel microneedle patch for eradication of polio, measles and rubella

March 5

Op-ed: Larry Summers' op-ed in the Financial Times, Robots are wealth creators and taxing them is illogical

March 2

Op-ed: Carmen Reinhart in Project Sydicate, Addicted to Dollars

March 2

Coverage: A summary of Gilbert Metcalf's talk on Competitiveness Issues with a Carbon Tax, as part of the Consortium for Energy Policy Research's Energy Policy Seminar Series on Feb. 27

March 2

Op-ed: Linda Bilmes' op-ed in the Boston Globe, Trump's proposed defense splurge flunks basic math

March 1

Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed at QUARTZ Africa, As Lake Chat shrinks rapidly, space technology and drones are needed to fight Africa's droughts

February 27

Coverage: Harvard Gazette coverage of the recent Global Food+ 2017 event

February 27

Statement: Systemic Risk Council, chaired by Paul Tucker, issues statement to the Finance Ministers, Governors, Chief Financial Regulators, and Legislative Committee Leaders of the G20 Countries

February 23

Interview: Calestous Juma interviewed at Thought Economics, Why We Embrace (and Resist) Innovation

February 23

Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed in QUARTZ Africa, As Lake Chad shrinks rapidly, space technology and drones are needed to fight Africa's droughts

February 21

Op-ed: Jeffrey Frankel's op-ed at Project Syndicate, Making Crises Great Again

February 21

Blog post: Peter Sands' blog post at The World Bank's website, The first line of defense against outbreaks is to finance pandemic preparedness at a national level

February 20

Op-ed: Ben Heineman's op-ed at Brink News, Can Corporations Help Heal Broken Policy and Politics in an Era of Upheaval?

February 17

Robert Stavins interviewed in the Harvard Gazette, What to expect from Pruitt's EPA

February 17

Op-ed: Todd Baker's op-ed at American Banker, How to solve the bank fee conundrum hurting consumers 

February 15

Keynote: Corporate Responsibility Initiative Chair and author of the UN Guiding Principles John Ruggie delivered a keynote address this week on Responsible Supply Chains at the G20 Labor and Employment Meeting in Hamburg, Germany

February 14

Coverage: Consortium for Energy Policy Research seminar, The Great Swap: Addressing Climate Change with a Carbon Tax

February 14

Coverage: The Alternatives to the Affordable Care Act panel co-sponsored by M-RCBG in the Harvard Gazette

February 14

Op-ed: Christopher Smart's op-ed at Project Syndicate, The Financial Education of the Eurozone

February 6

Op-ed: Larry Summers' op-ed in The Washington Post, The delusion that openness has impoverished America

February 5

Op-ed: Joseph Aldy at The Conversation, What Trump misses about regulations: They produce benefits as well as costs

February 3

Op-ed: Todd Baker in American Banker, Where SoFi-Zenbanx merger falls short

February 3

Op-ed: Larry Summers' op-ed in The Washington Post, We're about to find out if businesses are waking up to the dangers of Trump

February 2

Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed in Quartz Africa, The tiny digital camera on every smartphone has had real impact on African lives

February 2

Op-ed: Brian Deese's op-ed in The Washington Post, Trump's corporate bullying will only hurt Americans

February 1

Op-ed: Jennifer Lerner's co-authored op-ed in Education Week, Here's What Works for Teacher Accountability

January 31

Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed at Standard Digital, Universities' future lies in innovation 

January 31

Op-ed: Carmen Reinhart's op-ed at Project Syndicate, Is the Deflation Cycle Over? 

January 30

Op-ed: Rohini Pande's op-ed in The Indian Express, For a house to become a home

January

Paper: Peter Sands co-authored a paper at The BMJ, Post-Ebola reforms: Ample analysis, inadequate action

January 20

Profile: Iris Bohnet profiled in The New York Times, A Gathering of the Global Elite, Through a Woman's Eyes

January 20

Op-ed: Larry Summers' op-ed in the Financial Times, Disillusioned in Davos 

January 19

Op-ed: Christopher Smart's op-ed in Prospect, Trump's calendar of global economic summits: These events will give us a clearer idea of American policy

January 18

Report: Christopher Smart's co-authored report at Chatham House: The Royal Institute of International Affairs, America's International Role Under Donald Trump

January 17

Op-ed: Larry Summers' op-ed in The Washington Post, Trump's plans to rebuild America are misguided and harmful. This is how we should do it

January 16

Op-ed: Larry Summers' op-ed in the Financial Times, A bitter comedown from Donald Trump's sugar high

January 13

Op-ed: Jeff Frankel's op-ed at Project Syndicate, Looking Back on Barack

January 10

Op-ed: Carmen Reinhart's op-ed in the Financial Review, Donald Trump will act alone on dollar 

January 8

Op-ed: Larry Summers' op-ed in Financial Times, US tax reform is vital but Donald Trump's plan is flawed 

January 4

Quoted: Larry Summers in FORTUNE, Investors are too blasé about the risks of Donald Trump's presidency