2023 News Archive

Another Outing for Myth-Based Diplomacy. William Overholt, GlobalAsia, December, 2023. 

New Year Honours 2024 Overseas and International List: Order of St Michael and St George. Jane Nelson, December 29, 2023. 

How to Fix America’s Broken Air-Traffic Control System.  Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate, December 14, 2023. 

Henry Kissinger — a realist without illusions.  Roger Porter, Deseret News, December 7, 2023. 

The Great Resignation, Employment, and Wages in Health Care. Amitabh Chandra, NEJM Catalyst, December 4, 2023. 

How to Cure Government Budget Dysfunction.  Linda Bilmes, HKS Policy Topic, December 4, 2023. 

With its size, economy and stature as the world’s largest democracy, India should play the lead role for G77 nations at COP 28.  Robert Stavins, The Economic Times, November 30, 2023. 

Reducing Administrative Burdens To Increase Access To Safety Net Programs. Alexandra Schweitzer, Aparna Mathur, Health Affairs, November 20, 2023. 

The IMF's special drawing rights alone are no silver bullet for needed climate finance. Maurice Obstfeld, Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics, November 20, 2023. 

Did the Fed Rein in Inflation? Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate, November 17, 2023. 

Treat Hamas like ISIS: Use financial warfare to crush them. Shlomit Wagman, The Hill, November 16, 2023. 

Enduring lessons from the German hyperinflation 1923-2023. Ignazio Angeloni, Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe, November 15, 2023.

Ed Balls and Dan Turner on the long shadow cast by political centralisation. Ed Balls, Dan Turner, The Economist, November 7, 2023.

Why China, Japan and South Korea’s economic woes are Thailand’s too. Richard Yarrow, South China Morning Post, November 4, 2023.

Italy's central bank faces a turning point. Ignazio Angeloni, OMFIF, November 3, 2023.

The Accelerated Approval Program: Desiderata for a Proper Solution to the Untimely Completion of Confirmatory Trials. Omar Robles, Food and Drug Law Institute Update Magazine, Winter 2023.

US-China stuck in a cycle of tit-for-tat ironies. William Overholt, Asia Times, October 27, 2023.

Economic success morphs to security fear in China. William Overholt, Asia Times, October 26, 2023.

US-China trapped in a domestic problem blame game. William Overholt, Asia Times, October 25, 2023.

Paul Ryan discusses the speaker race, “unserious politics,” and ways to push the U.S. economy forward. Karen Dynan, HKS Policy Topics, October 24, 2023.

China's Great Leap Backward. Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate, October 20, 2023.

Un-grifting carbon offsetting markets. Lina Thomas, Martin Söndergaard, Financial Times, October 19, 2023.

Economic Self-Reliance in a Leaderless World. Edoardo Campanella, The Washington Quarterly, October, 2023.

Massachusetts is a 21st century frontier state. Ira Jackson, CommonWealth, October 12, 2023.

 We’re living in a ‘Digital Gilded Age,’ former FCC chair says. Tom Wheeler, Washington Post, October 12, 2023.

It’s Not About The Child Tax Credit. It's About Cash Supports. Aparna Mathur, Forbes, October 1, 2023.

Designing Climate Policy for the Electricity Sector. Karen Palmer, Robert Stavins, Resources for the Future, September 28, 2023.

Profits and Losses Don’t Matter at the Federal Reserve. Jason Furman, Wall Street Journal, September 27, 2023.

PIIE projects global economy poised for soft landing. Karen Dynan, Peterson Institute for International Economics, September 26, 2023.

What Does the Inflation Reduction Act Mean for Patients and Physicians? Amitabh Chandra, Barron's, September 20, 2023.

The fact of Sovereign domestic debt restructurings. David Grigorian, Center for International Security, September 17, 2023.

For direction on a modern electric grid, follow the interstate highways. Thomas J. Healey, Robert Litterman, The Hill, September 14, 2023.

Government Debt Needs to Be Repaid, And Other Myths About the Federal Deficit. Paul Sheard, Barron's, September 8, 2023.

The Supreme Court’s major questions doctrine and AI regulation. Tom Wheeler, Brookings, September 6, 2023.

A serious case for dynamic scoring. Doug Elmendorf, Heidi Williams, Slow Boring, August 28, 2023.

China Wants to Run Your Internet. John Haigh, Edoardo Campanella, Foreign Policy, August 25, 2023.

What Jerome Powell should say on inflation. Lawrence H. Summers, Washington Post, August 25, 2023.

Crafting safe Generative AI systems. John Fiske, Satwik Mishra, The Hindu, August 21, 2023.

The Fed Should Carefully Aim for a Higher Inflation Target. Jason Furman, Wall Street Journal, August 20, 2023.

The 5 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Picking a Medicare Plan. Amitabh Chandra, Wall Street Journal, August 15, 2023.

Managing the AI backlash. Edoardo Campanella, Project Syndicate, August 15, 2023.

Why is U.S. inflation falling? Jason Furman, Project Syndicate, August 14, 2023.

The End of Zero Interest Rates. Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate, August 13, 2023.

The Multilateral Development Banks the World Needs. Lawrence H. Summers and N.K. Singh, Project Syndicate, July 24, 2023.

The economy keeps getting better. Our moods? Not so much. Karen Dynan, The Harvard Gazette, July 19, 2023.

The U.S. can make the rules on stablecoins, or it can take them. Timothy Massad, BARRONS, July 19, 2023.

Is the US economy headed for a soft landing? Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate, July 17, 2023.

When proposing redevelopment ideas for an abandoned 95-acre city parcel, seeing is believing. Linda Bilmes, Harvard Kennedy School Policy Topic, July 10, 2023.

A Path Forward for Regulating Crypto Markets. Jay Clayton and Timothy Massad, Wall Street Journal, July 7, 2023.

Why CEOs should be paid more. Paul Sheard, Financial Review, July 5, 2023.

The affirmative action ruling is big. Now elite colleges need to think bigger. Lawrence H. Summers, Washington Post, July 1, 2023.

Taiwan: Peril without Exit? William H. Overholt, Global Asia, June, 2023.

Profit Shifting: Let’s Define The Problem Before We Rush To The Solution. Aparna Mathur, IFC Review, June 23, 2023.

Blinken’s trip hasn’t interrupted slide toward war. William Overholt, Asia Times, June 22, 2023.

Philippe Le Corre on Europe’s Role between the U.S. and China. Philippe Le Corre, The Wire China, June 18, 2023.

America's Mythical Fiscal Conservatives. Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate, June 16, 2023.

The Other Counteroffensive to Save Ukraine. Lawrence H. Summers, Foreign Affairs, June 15, 2023.

“Simply not driving off a cliff”: Linda Bilmes says the latest debt ceiling fight is a symptom of larger budgetary malaise. Linda Bilmes, HKS, June 8, 2023.

Massachusetts needs a housing moon shot. Ira Jackson, Boston Globe, May 31, 2023.

How U.S. debt-limit drama has hurt the economy. Jason Furman, The Harvard Gazette, May 31, 2023.

How to quench the American West's thirst. Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate, May 29, 2023.

Like It or Not, America Needs Chinese Scientists. Dan Murphy, New York Times, May 25, 2023.

The Healthcare Plan Most People Should Buy—and Why They Don’t. Amitabh Chandra, Wall Street Journal, May 21, 2023.

Investing stages for phages. Eric Evans, The Economist, May 18, 2023.

The DeFi world faces a jarring transition. Jonah Crane, Antonia Weiss, Financial Times, May 15, 2023.

Are the FTC’s tools strong enough for digital challenges? Tom Wheeler, Brookings, May 10, 2023.

Regulatory Submission Characteristics and Recalls of Medical Devices Receiving 510(k) Clearance. Omar Robles, JAMA, May 9, 2023.

It is time Ofgem rose to the challenge of upholding net zero. Chris Skidmore, Financial Times, May 7, 2023.

Could China become like Japan in the early 1990s? William Overholt, The International Economy, May, 2023.

Deep Dive: Enhancing Market Integrity and Investor Protection in Crypto Asset Markets. Jonah Crane, Jonathan Everhart, Antonio Weiss, Bretton Woods Committee's Future of Finance Working Group Brief No. 6, April 2023. 

Artificial intelligence is another reason for a new digital agency. Tom Wheeler, Brookings, April 28, 2023.

Why is federal spending so hard to cut? Recurring debt ceiling fights will only be solved by budget reform. Linda Bilmes, Brookings, April 27, 2023.

Debt Restructuring for Commodity Exporters. Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate, April 25, 2023.

The future of net zero must be local. Chris Skidmore, Ben Houchen, The New England Journal of Medicine, April 25, 2023.

Falling Insulin Prices - What Just Happened? Leemore Dafny, The New England Journal of Medicine, April 19, 2023.

Europe's New Energy Map. Edoardo Campanella, Project Syndicate, April 18, 2023.

Macron is EU's best bet for swaying China on Ukraine. Philippe Le Corre, NIKKEIAsia, April 3, 2023.

Europe’s China Challenge: The Narrow Path for France, Germany, and the EU. Philippe Le Corre, Asia Society, April, 2023.

Can a ‘Basic Bundle’ of Health Insurance Cure Coverage Gaps and Spur Innovation? Amitabh Chandra, Harvard Business School Working Knowledge, March 31, 2023.

Economist Interview. Aparna Mathur, The Interview Portal, March 29, 2023.

Persistent inflation, banking turmoil cloud global economic outlook. Karen Dynan, Peterson Institute for International Economics, March 28, 2023.

London last summer was the trailer for a climate disaster movie. Here’s how to stop that coming true. Sadiq Khan, Chris Skidmore, The Guardian, March 23, 2023.

Fifty Years of Floating Currencies. Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate, March 23, 2023.

U.S. is still living with consequences of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Linda Bilmes, Boston Globe, March 20, 2023.

Foreign policy of an anxious adolescent superpower. William Overholt, East Asia Forum, March 17, 2023.

Former CFTC chair and Harvard research fellow: 'We need to make sure the technology of dollar-based payments keeps up'. Timothy Massad, Federal Newswire, March 16, 2023.

More turbulence likely ahead after bank collapses. Lawrence H. Summers, The Harvard Gazette, March 15, 2023.

International student mobility must be a priority for the UK. Chris Skidmore and Lil Bremermann-Richard, The Times, March 9, 2023.

The UK and EU establish positions as regulatory first movers while the US watches. Tom Wheeler, Brookings, March 8, 2023.

Europe's Next Gas Crisis. Edoardo Campanella, Project Syndicate, March 6, 2023.

Britain must leave the Energy Charter Treaty. Chris Skidmore, Financial Times, March 5, 2023.

Study finds vertical integration in medicine is leading to higher costs and worse health outcomes. Soroush Saghafian, HKS coverage, March 3, 2023.

To Fight Inflation, Fed Tightening Should Go Faster and Further. Jason Furman, Wall Street Journal, March 2, 2023.

Perils and Promise Beneath Global Enthusiasm for Thai Baht. Richard Yarrow, Fulcrum: Analysis on Southeast Asia, March 3, 2023.

Can the Phillips curve explain recent wage growth? Alex Domash and Lawrence H. Summers, VoxEU CEPR, February 27, 2023.

The Crusade to Ban ESG Makes No Sense. Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate, February 24, 2023.

The problem with using inclusionary zoning to build affordable housing. Linda Bilmes, The Boston Globe, February 22, 2023.

I helped balance the federal budget in the 1990s – here’s just how hard it will be for the GOP to achieve that same rare feat. Linda Bilmes, The Conversation, February 1, 2023.

The Supreme Court takes up Section 230. Tom Wheeler, Brookings, January 31, 2023.

How the global Pandemic Fund can live up to its great potential. Lawrence H. Summers, Robert Hecht, Shan Soe-Lin, Washington Post, January 30, 2023.

The Brave New World Of Minimum Taxes. Aparna Mathur, IFC, January 25, 2023.

Joe Aldy on the complex economics of the clean energy transition. HKS PolicyCast, January 25, 2023.

Forget debt-ceiling drama. There are bigger, likelier problems. Carmen Reinhart, Harvard Gazette, January 20, 2023.

Why this debt-ceiling fight is different. Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate, January 19, 2023.

Creating a One-Stop Shop for U.S. Aid Programs. Aparna Mathur, Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, January 18, 2023.

The Republicans don’t want to fix the IRS. Here’s how to do it anyway. Natasha Sarin and Lawrence H. Summers, Washington Post, January 16, 2023.

The Microchips are Down. Edoardo Campanella, Project Syndicate, January 13, 2023.

Three necessities to regulate ever-evolving artificial intelligence. Ioana Petrescu, The Hill, January 12, 2023.

The Analytics Science Behind ChatGPT: Human, Algorithm, or a Human-Algorithm Centaur? Soroush Saghafian, Public Impact Analytic Science (PIAS), January 10, 2023.

Debt hampers fight against global inflation. Carmen Reinhart, NikkeiAsia. January 5, 2023.

Not too far, not too close: The French way of handling China. Philippe Le Corre, ThinkChina. January 4, 2023.

How coupons keep drugs costly. Leemore Dafny, Harvard Magazine. January/February 2023