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Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: Reckoning With Inequality

When it comes to the rise in economic inequality since the 1970s in the United States and some other advanced economies, it doesn’t really matter which measure of income distribution we choose: They all show More...

News Brief On Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: China’s Stock-Market Red Herring

With the Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index down more than 40% since last June, investors worldwide are watching the decline with growing concern – but not because they are invested in the plummeting More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: A Fair, Efficient, and Feasible Climate Agreement

CAMBRIDGE – How should one evaluate the agreement reached in Paris this month at the United Nations climate change conference? No sooner was the deal announced on December 12 than the debate erupted. Some avid More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: The Trouble with International Policy Coordination

After a 30-year hiatus, international coordination of macroeconomic policy seems to be back on policymakers’ agendas. The reason is understandable: growth remains anemic in most countries, and many fear More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Friday, August 7th, 2015

The Right Time to Reform Fuel Pricing

CAMBRIDGE – World oil prices, which have been highly volatile during the last decade, have fallen more than 50% over the past year. The economic effects have been negative overall for oil-exporting countries, More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: The Chimera of Currency Manipulation

  US President Barack Obama is still pressing to obtain Trade Promotion Authority and use it to conclude negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership More...

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...

Jewish Business News On Monday, December 15th, 2014

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel : Emerging-Market Target Why Are Commodity Prices Falling?

– Oil prices have plummeted 40% since June – good news for oil-importing countries, but bad news for Russia, Venezuela, Nigeria, and other oil exporters. Some attribute the price drop to the More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Monday, November 17th, 2014

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: Emissions Reduction by the Numbers

– Discussions in Beijing between US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping – the leaders of the world’s two largest carbon-emitting countries –produced an unexpected, groundbreaking bilateral More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Monday, October 20th, 2014

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: America, the Balanced

– When the United States’ current account fell into deficit in 1982, the US Council of Economic Advisers accurately predicted record deficits for years to come, owing to budget deficits, a low More...

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