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October 21, 2020 5:41 am
Fifty Trillion Reasons Why
How to understand the massive transfer in wealth to the top 1 percent—and what to do about it.
Gregg Hurwitz and Marshall Herskovitz
October 15, 2020 5:18 am
Brazil’s Public Spending Problem Is a Warning for Us All
The country was already in trouble before COVID-19. Now a currency crisis seems unavoidable.
October 5, 2020 5:22 am
The European Central Bank Can’t Save the European Economy by Itself
The bank’s single mandate of price stability could create more economic instability in the long run.
September 16, 2020 5:24 am
The European Central Bank Is Running Out of Options
How do you address a recession, a strengthening currency, a precarious banking sector, and deflation all at the same time?
September 10, 2020 5:30 am
Worker-Focused Pandemic Relief Was a Success
But as Congress and the administration consider next steps, the fear of welfarism is colliding with sound policy and the principle of fairness.
September 4, 2020 5:07 am
“Opportunity Zones” Don’t Actually Work
If you were one of the die-hards who diligently sat through last week’s Republican convention, you heard a…
September 2, 2020 5:43 am
Europe’s Banks Are Not Ready for the Coronavirus Recession
Ten years after the international financial crisis, European banks seem dangerously unprepared for the depth of the coronavirus recession.
August 20, 2020 5:25 am
The American Dream Is Not Dead
Populists on the right and the left have agreed that the economy is killing the middle class, but the data say otherwise.
August 19, 2020 5:30 am
Paying the Bill for the Pandemic-Related Unemployment Benefits
Congress used to finance additional unemployment benefits by raising federal unemployment taxes. Not anymore.
August 13, 2020 5:26 am
Europe Needs a Hamiltonian Moment
The Eurozone’s decision to put monetary union before political union has left it vulnerable to the economic ravages of COVID-19.
Desmond Lachman and John Kearns