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August 2020. GrowthPolicy’s Devjani Roy interviewed Sven Beckert, Laird Bell Professor of History at Harvard University, on income inequality and the new Gilded Age, the jobs of the future, and the long historical arc of capitalism. | Click here…
| Amartya Sen
August 2020, Video, "This conversation between Nobel Laureates Amartya Sen and Angus Deaton, moderated by Annual Review of Economics Editorial Committee Member Tim Besley, focuses on bringing ethical issues into economics, and the implications that this has for the practice and teaching of economics." Watch and Read Via the Annual Review of…
| Jason Furman
August 7, 2020, Opinion, "The official unemployment rate continued to fall in July from 11.1 in June to 10.2, a slowdown from the improvement in May and June. As in prior months of the pandemic, the official unemployment rate continues to understate the unemployment rate from a historically-comparable perspective because it counts an extra 1.4 million people who were "not at work for other reasons" as employed (the so-called "misclassification…
| Jason Furman
August 7, 2020, Video, "Nada Eissa, associate professor of public policy and economics at Georgetown University and research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and Jason Furman, professor at Harvard's Kennedy School and former CEA chairman, join "Squawk Box" to give their reactions to the July jobs report."
| Lawrence H. Summers
August 7, 2020, Video, "Speaker: Lawrence H. Summers, President Emeritus, Harvard University Moderator: Gillian Tett, Chair of the Editorial Board and U.S. Editor-at-Large, The Financial Times. " Watch Via the Aspen Institute on Youtube
| Kenneth Rogoff
August 5, 2020, Opinion, "The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the long-term shift away from cash, and monetary authorities risk falling behind. A recent report from the G30 argues that if central banks want to shape the outcome, they need to start thinking fast."…
| Arthur Brooks
August 5, 2020, Video, "Conservative scholar #ArthurBrooks joins Larry King on PoliticKING to explain why he believes capitalism will find the solution to the #COVID19 pandemic." Watch Via Larry King on Youtube  
| David R. Williams
August 3, 2020, Video, "COVID-19 and Communities of Color: Understanding Social Inequities and Building Community Immunity for Future Pandemics" Non-HKS Author Website - David Williams
August 4, 2020, Video, "No Abstract or Excerpt, Courtesy of OMFIF." Non-HKS Author Website - Gita Gopinath
August 2020. GrowthPolicy’s Devjani Roy interviewed Stephen Ansolabehere, the Frank G. Thompson Professor of Government at Harvard University, on the upcoming elections, partisan politics, and climate change. | Click here for…