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By Dani Rodrik - Jun 08,2022
CAMBRIDGE  —  When I started teaching at Harvard’s Kennedy School in the mid-1980s, competition with Japan was the dominant preoccupation of US economic policy.
By Dani Rodrik - Feb 21,2022
 CAMBRIDGE  —  In 1973, the British economist E.F. Schumacher published a book with the captivating title “Small Is Beautiful”, advocating the use in poor countries of human-scale, less capital-intensive technologies more suited to local conditions.
By Dani Rodrik - Jan 11,2022
CAMBRIDGE  —  The specter of inflation is once again stalking the world, after a long period of dormancy during which policymakers were more likely to be preoccupied by price deflation.
By Dani Rodrik - Dec 12,2021
CAMBRIDGE — The last four decades of globalisation and technological innovation have been a boon for those with the skills, wealth, and connections to take advantage of new markets and opportunities.
By Dani Rodrik - Oct 30,2021
CAMBRIDGE — Development policy has long been divided between two types of approaches. One approach targets poor people directly and seeks to alleviate the poverty of individual households, through income support, health and education interventions, and enhanced access to credit.
By Dani Rodrik - Sep 12,2021
CAMBRIDGE — The economic-policy conversation in the United States has been thoroughly transformed within the space of just a few years.
By Dani Rodrik - Aug 10,2021
CAMBRIDGE — Early in his career, the economist Joseph E. Stiglitz had an extended stay in Kenya, where he was struck by various oddities in how the local economy operated. Sharecropping was one such anomaly.
By Dani Rodrik - Jun 07,2021
CAMBRIDGE — On June 5, the world’s leading economies announced an agreement that will bolster their ability to raise taxes on global corporations.
By Dani Rodrik - May 16,2021
CAMBRIDGE — Neoliberalism is dead. Or perhaps it remains very much alive. Pundits have been calling it both ways these days.
By Dani Rodrik - Apr 11,2021
CAMBRIDGE — President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan is likely to be a watershed moment for the American economy, clearly signalling that the neoliberal era, with its belief that markets work best and are best left alone, is behind us.



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