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professor Ricardo Hausmann On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: Redistribution or Inclusion?

The issue of rising income inequality loomed large at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos. As is well known, the United States’ economy has grown significantly over the past three decades, but the More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: The Productivity of Trust

–  The Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman once quipped that “Canada is essentially closer to the United States than it is to itself.” After all, most of its citizens live in a narrow band along More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Friday, November 7th, 2014

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: The Economics of Inclusion

– Many people find economic growth to be a morally ambiguous goal – palatable, they would argue, only if it is broadly shared and environmentally sustainable. But, as my father likes to say, “Why More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Monday, October 13th, 2014

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: The Procurement Goldmine

– Gold is rare. More than 99.9% of the Earth’s crust is composed of oxides of silicon, aluminum, calcium, magnesium, sodium, iron, potassium, titanium, and phosphorus. So, for most of More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: In Search of Convergence

– One puzzle of the world economy is that for 200 years, the world’s rich countries grew faster than poorer countries, a process aptly described by Lant Pritchett as “Divergence, Big Time.” When More...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Monday, December 30th, 2013

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann :the Specialization Myth

– Some ideas are intuitive. Others sound so obvious after they are expressed that it is hard to deny their truth. They are powerful, because they have many nonobvious implications. They put one in a different More...

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