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Ricardo Hausmann
By Ricardo Hausmann - Nov 26,2023
CAMBRIDGE — Vitamin C may not be particularly effective at preventing the common cold or treating cancer (notwithstanding Linus Pauling’s claims to the contrary), but a lack of it can cause scurvy. As a result, daily consumption is essential to a healthy diet.
By Ricardo Hausmann - Jul 15,2023
CAMBRIDGE — Throughout history, the evolution of energy technologies has influenced the location of production.
By Ricardo Hausmann - Jun 12,2023
CAMBRIDGE — In the traditional (and somewhat outdated) distinction between left and right, left-wing parties represent workers, while right-wing parties represent the owners of capital.
By Ricardo Hausmann - Jun 06,2023
AMBRIDGE — After decades of relegation to the fringes of economic thinking, industrial policy is making a comeback.
By Ricardo Hausmann - May 31,2023
CAMBRIDGE — You have heard this before: greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) are too high to stop catastrophic changes to our climate.
By Ricardo Hausmann - May 10,2023
CAMBRIDGE — Spoiler alert: I am not going to talk about how ChatGPT responds when prompted about economic-development strategies. It basically regurgitates reasonable, but mediocre ideas that it has seen in its training set.
By Ricardo Hausmann - Apr 11,2023
CAMBRIDGE — Suppose you wanted to impress the entire world with your generosity. Donating a ton of gold to charity would certainly attract a lot of attention. But suppose you had only a kilogrammeme of gold. How would you achieve the same effect?
By Ricardo Hausmann - Oct 05,2022
CAMBRIDGE  —  Landowners are seldom seen as heroes.
By Ricardo Hausmann - Jun 29,2022
CAMBRIDGE  —  The conflict in Ukraine drags bloodily on, but it is not too soon to start planning for the country’s postwar recovery.
By Ricardo Hausmann - Apr 03,2022
CAMBRIDGE  —  A funny thing happened on the way to net zero.



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