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  • Dev Patel, Justin Sandefur, Arvind Subramanian, 25 October 2018

    A quarter-century after the empirical growth literature set out to explain why poor countries aren’t catching up with rich ones, cross-country regressions have mercifully gone out of fashion. In this post, Dev Patel, Justin Sandefur, and Arvind Subramanian point out that in the interim, the core facts have changed.

  • Stephen Cecchetti, Kim Schoenholtz, 23 October 2018

    Housing debt typically is on the short list of key sources of risk in modern financial systems and economies. In this post, Stephen Cecchetti and Kim Schoenholtz discuss ways to assess housing risk.

  • Diane Coyle, 22 October 2018

    Diane Coyle reveals the winner and runners up for the Enlightened Economist 2018 Prize awarded to the best books she has read over the past 12 months.

  • Diane Coyle, 18 October 2018

    In this post, Diane Coyle reviews "The Fifth Risk", Michael Lewis's depiction of the chaos the Trump ‘administration’ is bringing to government as it expropriates whatever it can for personal financial benefit.

  • Chad Bown, 17 October 2018

    Trade deals typically aim to boost commerce among countries. In this post, Chad Bown offers four novel, trade-restricting elements that make the new US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) different.

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