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Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel : The End of Republican Obstruction

 What a difference two months make. When the Republican Party scored strong gains in last November’s US congressional elections, the universally accepted explanation was that voters were expressing their More...

Professor Robert Shiller On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller: What Good Are Economists?

  Since the global financial crisis and recession of 2007-2009, criticism of the economics profession has intensified. The failure of all but a few professional economists to forecast the episode – More...

Lucy P. Marcus On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Lucy P. Marcus: Preparing for the Unknown Unknowns

   We live in perilous times. Just as we seem to get our bearings, something happens to make us feel as if our legs have been knocked out from under us. Actions and events often are intertwined, and More...

Hans-Werner Sinn On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Hans-Werner Sinn, Prof. Of Economics and Public Finance: Economics and Its Critics

There is much to criticize in economics nowadays. For example, the profession focuses far too little on political issues and far too much on beating students to death with mathematics. But much current criticism More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: Don’t Bet on a Stronger Dollar

Economic pundits, almost without exception, are predicting a stronger dollar in 2015 – an expectation that is leading investors to place some very large bets. But that market strategy could turn out to More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Former Prime Minister of Denmark Anders Fogh Rasmussen: Free Speech for All

The attack on the French magazine Charlie Hebdo was an assault on democracy, on freedom, and on the ideals that underpin all free societies. As we face the forces of extremism and terror, we must have More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Environment: The Adaptation Imperative

By Achim Steiner In the run-up to the recent United Nations meeting on climate change in Lima, Peru, much of the world’s attention focused on how strongly countries would commit to a framework for cutting More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz: Europe’s Lapse of Reason

At long last, the United States is showing signs of recovery from the crisis that erupted at the end of President George W. Bush’s administration, when the near-implosion of its financial system sent shock More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Hebrew University Professor of Political Science, Shlomo Avineri: The Fall of Netanyahu?

The dissolution of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, just a day after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu sacked two senior cabinet ministers, marks a surprising turnabout. Indeed, when Israelis vote More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Former prime minister of Ukraine, Yuliya Tymoshenko: Darkness on the Edge of Europe

In 2014, Vladimir Putin discovered his inner Trotsky. For what Russia’s president is now offering Ukraine is a perverse twist on the formula Trotsky proclaimed during the peace negotiations at Brest-Litovsk More...

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