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India Has New Government. Now What?

May 19, 2014

Sharon Kahn

Newly elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he’ll embrace policies of growth and help India revitalize its future. Two Columbia University professors who are authors of a new award-winning book discussed what's at stake at a recent Chazen Institute event.

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Tunisia's Fight for Democracy

April 8, 2014

Sharon Kahn

The new Prime Minister explains how revolution is leading to freedom and a country of laws. Next up: Free elections and the beginnings of prosperity.

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Reforming China's State-Market Balance

April 2, 2014

Joseph E. Stiglitz

Many of China’s problems today stem from too much market and too little government.

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One Europe, One Banking System

March 26, 2014

Sharon Kahn

Could it happen? What are the benefits and obstacles? Two prominent Euro economists go head-to-head.

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Lessons from Portugal

March 9, 2014

Sharon Kahn

Former Finance Minister Vítor Gaspar opens up about his resignation last summer and the hope he still holds for his economically challenged country.

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World Markets: It's Sink or Swim

March 7, 2014

Jacob Frenkel, chairman of JPMorgan Chase International, casts a worried eye over the world economy’s future and offers lessons learned from his tenure as governor of the Bank of Israel.

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Joseph Stiglitz's Crystal Ball

February 25, 2014

Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz, University Professor at Columbia University, holds forth on what economists can predict — and when they should keep their mouths shut.

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5 Bons Mots from Glenn Hubbard

March 1, 2014

Who, if anyone, can predict the future of the world economy? Glenn Hubbard, the Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics and dean of Columbia Business School, separates the known from the unknowable.

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The Great Malaise of 2014

January 7, 2014

Joseph E. Stiglitz

There’s not much to cheer about in the new year, says Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz. He offers a rundown of where the bright spots are in a mostly gloomy global economy in the months and years ahead.

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Video: The Economic Aftermath of the Arab Spring

December 11, 2013

Adnan Mazarei, Deputy Director for the Middle East and Central Asia, International Monetary Fund, illuminates the political and economic pressure points the Middle East faces today

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