The Role of Government in Economics

The invisible hand or the iron fist? How much influence should governments wield?

Summaries

Making and Taking in the Global Economy

Mariana Mazzucato

Public Affairs, 2018

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On their own, markets can’t deliver outcomes that are just, acceptable — or even efficient.

Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee

The New York Times, 2019

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Friedrich A. Hayek

University of Chicago Press, 2007

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Nicola Sturgeon

TED, 2019

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James Montier

GMO, 2019

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Investing in the environment is already a $12 trillion market. Now markets are just looking for guidance from Congress.

Katia Dmitrieva and Emily Chasan

Bloomberg Businessweek , 2019

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How Washington Should End Its Debt Obsession

Jason Furman and Lawrence H. Summers

Foreign Affairs, 2019

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Dramatic Social Changes Mean the Welfare State Is More Necessary Than Ever

Nicholas Barr

IMF, 2018

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Jens Burchardt et al.

Boston Consulting Group, 2018

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