The Role of Government in Economics

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

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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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Nicola Sturgeon

TED, 2019

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Making and Taking in the Global Economy

Mariana Mazzucato

Public Affairs, 2018

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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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Dinesh Khanna et al.

Boston Consulting Group, 2018

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Jens Burchardt et al.

Boston Consulting Group, 2018

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