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| Megan Greene
May 29, 2021, Video: "Megan Greene has been a leading voice in global macroeconomics on both sides of the Atlantic for the past 15 years. She was previously the Global Chief Economist at Manulife/John Hancock Asset Management, where she was responsible for forecasting global macro trends and providing analysis to support the firm’s investment teams around the world. Prior to working at Manulife, Megan ran her own London-based economics…
| Rema Hanna | Matthew Andrews | Asim Khwaja | Karen Dynan
June 10, 2021, Video: "HKS Faculty Webcast Series: Using Data to Create Effective Policy in Uncertain Times. Hosted by Rema Hanna, featuring Matt Andrews, Asim I. Khwaja, and Karen Dynan." Watch Via HKS Executive Education HKS Authors - Rema Hanna, Matthew Andrews, Asim Khwaja and Karen Dynan
| Sandra J. Sucher
July 2021, Book: "Trust is the most powerful force underlying the success of every business. Yet it can be shattered in an instant, with a devastating impact on a company’s market cap and reputation. How to build and sustain trust requires fresh insight into why customers, employees, community members and investors decide whether an organization can be trusted.  Based on two decades of research and illustrated through vivid storytelling, Sandra…
June 7, 2021, Audio: "Representatives from G-7 countries — including the United States, the United Kingdom, France and a few others — agreed over the weekend to back a minimum corporate tax rate of 15%. That would be a global minimum tax rate, which has a long way to go to get from theory to reality. But behind that theory is hundreds of billions in potential revenue from multinational corporations."…
| Jason Furman | Willie Powell
June 2, 2021, Opinion: "By April 2021 robust consumer spending and strong investment by businesses and homebuilders in the United States had driven total demand nearly back to its pre-pandemic trend. At the same time, employment was about 7 percent below its trend (or 10 million workers short). Even though hours and productivity of employed workers were up, that was still not enough to enable the United States to produce as much as the economy…
| Bruno S Sergi
May-June 2021, Paper: "Based on the supply of stock market returns hypothesis, we argue that the unprecedented adverse shock of COVID-19 on the countries’ economic growth translates into a negative shock to the stock markets. According to the institutional theory, we also argue that the impact of COVID-19 in emerging countries is different from developed countries. Based on the overreaction hypothesis, we expect that the market reaction during…
| Peter Hall
May 2021, Paper: "This paper argues that the relationship between capitalism and democracy is not immutable but subject to changes over time best understood as movements across distinctive growth and representation regimes. Growth regimes are the institutionalized practices central to how a country secures economic prosperity based on complementary sets of firm strategies and government policies. Representation regimes reflect conditions in the…
| Karen Dynan
May 21, 2021, Video: "HKS Faculty Webcast Series with Karen Dynan: The COVID-19 Recession and Recovery—What's Next?" Watch Via Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education HKS Author - Karen Dynan
| Alberto Cavallo
April 2021, Paper: "We use the structure of the Melitz (2003) model to compare the cost of living and welfare across countries, while incorporating product variety measured by the count of barcodes or firms. For 47 countries, we compare welfare relative to the United States to conventional measures of real consumption. Relative welfare is similar to or higher than that indicated by real consumption for a select group of nations in Europe and…
May 19, 2021, Video: "America’s energy needs and challenges have never been more vital. All forms of renewable energy will play a critical role in addressing those needs. Generating energy that produces little or no greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels is part of the effort to diversify the energy supply and impacts all communities, including the underserved and underfunded."…