Political Turmoil

Viewing economic outcomes as divorced from politics risks serious misunderstanding and virtually ensures regulatory failure.

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The Economics of the Affordable Care Act

Jan 17, 2017

Any effort to replace the Affordable Care Act will be confronted by the same structural imbalances in the health care economy that the legislation’s authors faced

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Will Trump Bring Neoliberalism’s Apocalypse, or Merely a New Iteration?

Nov 30, 2016

Real existing neoliberalism as a set of social facts distinct from a purist ideology has proven remarkably adaptable and politically resilient 

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Trump’s Win is a Warning: Europe Urgently Needs a New Deal

Nov 30, 2016

President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s policies allowed the United States to avoid the perils of right-wing populism that plunged Europe into war in the 1930s — Europe should learn from his example