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| Lawrence H. Summers
June 14, 2022, Video: "Sky high prices on just about everything are putting a strain on Americans as record-setting inflation continues to worsen. But just how long will it last?" HKS Faculty Author - Lawrence H.  Summers
| Lawrence H. Summers
May 13, 2022, Video: (35:35) "On this edition of Wall Street Week, Kate Moore, BlackRock Global Allocation Team Head of Thematic Strategy & David Bianco, DWS Americas CIO wrap up the stormy week in markets. Roger Altman, Evercore Senior Chairman talks about the chances of a recession. Plus, Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers weighs in on inflation, price gouging, Musk and more."…
| Jason Furman
May 13, 2022, Video: ""[The U.S. stimulus] was too large. I think it was poorly designed. I think it brought us a lot more inflation than it did economic growth." Harvard Professor Jason Furman discusses how the U.S. stimulus packages may have led to more inflation." Watch Via Quest Means Business on Youtube HKS Faculty Author - Jason Furman
| N. Gregory Mankiw
May 2022, Paper: "This essay discusses the reasons for and implications of the decline in real interest rates around the world over the past several decades. It suggests that the decline in interest rates is largely explicable from trends in saving, growth, and markups. In this environment, greater government debt is likely not problematic from a budgetary standpoint. But a Ponzi-like scheme of perpetual debt rollover might fail, and such a…
| Kenneth Rogoff
May 13, 2022, Video: "Harvard University economics professor Kenneth Rogoff provides insight into how the Fed raising interest rates will impact inflation." Watch the latest video at foxbusiness.com Non-HKS Harvard Faculty Website - Kenneth Rogoff
| Jason Furman
May 11, 2022, Interview: "Economist says amid tumbling stocks, rising prices, scrambling Fed much will depend on how consumers react." Read Via the Harvard Gazette HKS Faculty Author - Jason Furman
| Dani Rodrik
May 9, 2022, Opinion: "With the end of post-1990s hyper-globalization, scenarios for the world economy run the gamut. In the best case, achieving a better balance between the prerogatives of the nation-state and the requirements of an open economy might enable inclusive prosperity at home and peace and security abroad." HKS Faculty Author - Dani Rodrik
| Lucian Bebchuk
May 9, 2022, Paper: "Unlike shareholder value maximization (SV), which calls on corporate leaders to maximize shareholder value, enlightened shareholder value (ESV) combines this prescription with guidance to consider stakeholder interests in the pursuit of long-term shareholder value maximization. In a forthcoming article we recently placed on SSRN, Does Enlightend Shareholder Value Add Value?,  we show that replacing SV with ESV should not be…
| Jason Furman
May 11, 2022, Video: "(25:00)Alix Steel and Guy Johnson bring you news you need to know and trends you need to watch as U.S. markets get into the trading day." HKS Faculty Author - Jason Furman
| Kenneth Rogoff
May 4, 2022, Opinion: "The US Federal Reserve certainly bears its share of responsibility for the great inflation of the 2020s. But powerful political pressures from the left and overly-optimistic analyses of open-ended debt policy, not to mention genuine uncertainties about inflation and real interest rates, also played a very large role." Non-HKS Harvard Faculty Author Website -…