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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…
| Ignazio Angeloni
May 18, 2022, Opinion: "Renewed interest in monetary policy discussions coincides with new problems and risks facing central banks. How to deal with the pandemic – particularly the exit from it? Can the rise in inflation be controlled? Should wartime risks be factored in? Undecided on how to move, central bankers have been dragged into controversies which risk denting their leadership and prestige.  And yet, these problems should not be too…
| Jason Furman
May 17, 2022, Video: "The Ash Center’s Vietnam Program hosted a discussion with Vietnamese Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính on Vietnam’s economic development strategy. Following his remarks, the Vietnam Program hosted an expert panel to respond to the Prime Minister's speech and discuss Vietnam's sustainable economic growth and ambitious climate change commitments in further detail." HKS Faculty Author - Jason Furman
| Jason Furman
May 17, 2022, Audio: "The COVID-19 pandemic posed an extraordinary threat to the economy. In the U.S., the COVID-19 downturn was sharp, but the ensuing economic recovery was faster and stronger than nearly any forecaster anticipated. What was the effect of the economic policy response? Did it come with trade-offs? On the first episode of the Recession Remedies podcast, Jason Furman, Aetna Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy at Harvard…
| 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
| Jane Nelson
May 16, 2022, Opinion: "It can be difficult to see a way out of the current cost of living crisis. Prices continue to rise, and there are fears that if nothing changes, many families will face serious financial hardship.  The effects of this will be devastating. Poverty causes premature death, poor nutrition, disease and exhaustion. In the face of this bleak outlook, there is an urgent need for effective leadership to bring about change – but…
| Philippe Le Corre
May 17, 2022, Opinion: "Since Russia launched its unjustified attack on Ukraine on February 24, 2022, initiating a war on European soil, NATO, the European Union, and individual European countries have reassessed the security situation multiple times. Already, the war has had a devastating effect on EU-Russia relations at all levels, and the situation in Northeastern Europe will remain strained for a long time. Additionally, questions are…
| Wake Smith
2022, Book: "Reaching net zero emissions will not be the end of the climate struggle, but only the end of the beginning. For centuries thereafter, temperatures will remain elevated; climate damages will continue to accrue and sea levels will continue to rise. Even the urgent and utterly essential task of reaching net zero cannot be achieved rapidly by emissions reductions alone. To hasten net zero and minimize climate damages thereafter, we will…
| 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