Found 1273 article(s) for author 'Economic Growth'

Stephen Greenblatt on the future of jobs, economic mobility, and decision making in Shakespeare

Stephen Greenblatt on the future of jobs, economic mobility, and decision making in Shakespeare January 2018. GrowthPolicy’s Devjani Roy interviewed Stephen Greenblatt, Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard, legendary Shakespearean scholar, and Pulitzer Prize winner, on the future of jobs, economic mobility, and decision making in Shakespeare. | Click here for more interviews like […]

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Innovation Policy and the Economy

Innovation Policy and the Economy (Volume 18). Josh Lerner, 2018, Book, “This volume is the eighteenth annual volume of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Innovation Policy and the Economy (IPE) group. The IPE group provides an accessible forum to bring the work of leading academic researchers to an audience of policymakers and those interested in the interaction between…Link

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In Defense of Economic Populism

In Defense of Economic Populism. Dani Rodrik, January 9, 2018, Opinion, “Populists’ aversion to institutional restraints extends to the economy, where they oppose obstacles placed in their way by autonomous regulatory agencies, independent central banks, and global trade rules. But while populism in the political domain is almost always harmful, economic populism can sometimes be justified.Link

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Inclusive Growth: Profitable Strategies for Tackling Poverty and Inequality

Inclusive Growth: Profitable Strategies for Tackling Poverty and Inequality. Robert Kaplan, George Serafeim, January 2018, Paper, “More than a billion people in the developing world remain in extreme poverty and outside the formal economy. Traditional CSR programs have done little to alleviate the situation and rarely produce transformative change. Instead of trying to fix local problems, the authors argue, corporations need to reimagine the regional ecosystems in which they participate. They should search for systemic, multisector opportunities; mobilize complementary partners; and obtain seed and scale-up financing from organizations with a mission to alleviate poverty.Link

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D-Day Venezuela

D-Day Venezuela. Ricardo Hausmann, January 2, 2018, Opinion, “As conditions in Venezuela worsen, the solutions that must now be considered include what was once inconceivable. A negotiated political transition remains the preferred option, but military intervention by a coalition of regional forces may be the only way to end a man-made famine threatening millions of lives.Link

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The Real Exchange Rate, Innovation and Productivity: A Cross-country Firm-level Analysis

The Real Exchange Rate, Innovation and Productivity: A Cross-country Firm-level Analysis. Laura Alfaro, 2017, Paper, “We use firm-level data for a large set of countries for the period 2001-2010 to evaluate manufacturing firms’ responses to changes in the real exchange rate (RER). We find that, in East Asian emerging countries, real depreciations are associated with faster firm-level TFP and sales growth; higher probabilities to engage in R&D; higher probabilities to export and higher export intensity; lower probabilities to import intermediate inputs; lower import intensity; and higher growth of cash flow.Link

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Does Europe Really Need Fiscal and Political Union?

Does Europe Really Need Fiscal and Political Union? Dani Rodrik, December 11, 2017, Opinion, “There is a growing sense in Europe, among conservatives and progressives alike, that fiscal and eventual political union is necessary to maintain the euro without damaging economic performance or democratic values. But there is also an alternative, much less ambitious view, according to which only banking union is needed.Link

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