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| Asim Khwaja | Douglas Elmendorf | Dani Rodrik | Alisha C. Holland
April 28, 2022, Video: "Thursday, April 28, 2022 2:00pm-2:15pm (ET), Welcome Remarks: Doug Elmendorf, Dean, HKS (Harvard Kennedy School); Asim I. Khwaja, Director, Center for International Development 2:20pm-3:40pm (ET), Panel Session 1 – The Politics…
| Jeffrey Frankel
May 17, 2022, Video: "Jeffrey Frankel, professor at Harvard’s Belfer Center and former member of the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers, discusses the effectiveness of various strategies for reducing dependence on Russian oil and gas while also focusing on environmentalism." Watch Via Government Matters HKS Faculty Author - Jeffrey Frankel
| 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…
| Joseph Aldy
May 12, 2022, Opinion: "Thousands of publicly traded companies have recently adopted net-zero greenhous gas (GHG) emissions goals. The “net” in “net-zero” indicates that these firms expect to attain their goal, in part, through the use of emissions offsets that can reduce emissions, or remove emissions from the atmosphere, to make up for the difficult-to-eliminate, residual emissions within their corporate footprint. These companies, as well as…
| 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
| Cass R. Sunstein
May 28, 2022, Opinion: "Does the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have the authority to impose a mask mandate on people who travel on planes, trains, and buses? In April a federal district court in Florida offered a clear answer: Absolutely not. The court gave an exceedingly narrow reading to the CDC’s powers under laws enacted by Congress. In the process, it sent an unmistakable signal: some conservative judges will not allow federal…
| Lawrence H. Summers | Niall Ferguson
May 5, 2022, Video: (at 23:50)"On this edition of Wall Street Week, Ed Hyman, Evercore ISI Chairman & Bob Prince, Bridgewater Associates Co-CIO wrap up a turbulent week in the markets. Lawrence H. Summers, Former U.S. Treasury Secretary and Niall Ferguson, Hoover Institution Senior Fellow join David Westin to discuss the latest on the Fed and how to invest in a rough environment. Plus, Stephanie Flanders, Bloomberg Senior Executive Editor…
| Jason Furman
May 4, 2022, Video: "Panelists discuss U.S. trade policy, including the challenges of anti-globalization sentiment, the changing trade environment, and how the United States can develop a more coherent plan on trade. The meeting includes a salon discussion on trade. During the salon discussion, a facilitator helps steer a conversation on how U.S. trade policy can be updated. The Salon Series is intended to stimulate critical thinking and debate…