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By Daron Acemoglu - Dec 21,2021
BOSTON — The squabbling that has erupted within the US Democratic Party following its loss in the recent Virginia gubernatorial election has convinced many observers that the Republicans will handily retake the House of Representatives next year.
By Daron Acemoglu - Dec 05,2021
BOSTON — Global supply chains used to be the last thing policymakers worried about. The topic was largely the concern of academics, who studied the possible efficiency gains and potential risks associated with this aspect of globalisation.
By Daron Acemoglu - Nov 13,2021
CAMBRIDGE — The last-gasp effort at the United Nations Climate Change Conference to keep global warming below 1.5°C, relative to preindustrial levels, was destined to fall short, regardless of how many heads of state and business leaders flew to Glasgow.
By Daron Acemoglu - Oct 06,2021
CAMBRIDGE — With the price of Bitcoin reaching new highs, and El Salvador and Cuba deciding to accept it as legal tender, cryptocurrencies are here to stay. What implications will this have for money and politics?Money depends on trust.
By Daron Acemoglu - Sep 28,2021
 BOSTON — This summer’s record-breaking heat wave in the American northwest offered a reminder, as if it were needed, of what anthropogenic climate change will mean for living conditions now and in the future.
By Daron Acemoglu - Aug 21,2021
ISTANBUL — The United States invaded Afghanistan 20 years ago with the hope of rebuilding a country that had become a scourge to the world and its own people.
By Daron Acemoglu - Jul 12,2021
CAMBRIDGE — With the annual inflation rate in the United States reaching 5 per cent in May, economists and investors are right to be apprehensive about deficit spending, public debt, and the risk of sustained price growth, which is higher now than it has been for almost four deca
By Daron Acemoglu - Jun 02,2021
CAMBRIDGE — ExxonMobil recently announced a five-year plan to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and is pumping out ads proclaiming its commitment to a green future. Tobacco giant Philip Morris is touting its plans to help smokers quit.
By Daron Acemoglu - May 02,2021
BOSTON — Humanity has never faced a collective challenge as daunting as climate change.
By Daron Acemoglu - Apr 14,2021
BOSTON — US President Joe Biden’s spending plans have been grabbing headlines, and rightly so.

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