Economic Policy

Acemoglu Talks Turkey

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
May 11, 2013
One of the world’s most noted economists — and coauthor of the prize-winning bestseller “Why Nations Fail” — offers an insider’s view of a turbulent region.
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A Global Solution to Monetary Policies

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Jose Antonio Ocampo |  April 11, 2013
What helps the United States can hurt emerging markets. José Antonio Ocampo, former under-secretary-general of the United Nations, argues for a unified approach that will benefit everyone.
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Japan's Three Economic Arrows

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Joseph E. Stiglitz |  April 9, 2013
Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz argues that Japan could become one of the few rays of light in an otherwise gloomy advanced-economy landscape.

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What Is Italy Saying?

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Joseph E. Stiglitz |  April 2, 2013
The outcome of the Italian elections should send a clear message to Europe’s leaders: the austerity policies that they have pursued are being rejected by voters.
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Doing Good: Bad for the Bottom Line?

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Betsy Wiesendanger |  April 2, 2013
It’s long been a truism that good corporate citizenship cuts into profits. Not so, according to new research. Investors and managers who take a long-term view find that doing good can pay off where it counts: in ROI and stock price.
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Accounting for a Sustainable Future

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Betsy Wiesendanger |  March 29, 2013
A new initiative is trying to do for social responsibility what FASB did for accounting. But will companies go along with mandatory reporting of their dirty deeds?
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The World Economy: What Now?

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
February 13, 2013
Watch a webcast of this very special symposium featuring Glenn Hubbard, Joseph Stiglitz, Shang-Jin Wei, José Antonio Ocampo, and Richard Clarida.
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China, the Energy Drain

Global Insights: Analysis
Sharon Kahn |  January 28, 2013
By some estimates, China has leapfrogged the United States to become the world’s largest energy consumer. But it appears to be cleaning up its act — and its air.
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The Post-Crisis Crisis

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Joseph E. Stiglitz |  January 28, 2013
An economic and political system that does not deliver for most citizens is not sustainable in the long run, says Nobel Laureate and Chazen Advisor Joseph E. Stiglitz.
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China’s Next Steps: Six Smart Moves

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Sharon Kahn |  December 4, 2012
A new report outlines six critical steps that will help China avoid stagnation and become a high-income nation.
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