Yakov Feygin

May
18
Putin's Return? To What?

Putin's Return? To What?

On February 24, 2022, Russia’s forces launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. That same day, many Russia watchers found
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Jan
05

Economic Issues in Emerging Markets

As requested on Twitter, here is my syllabus: Course Schedule Concepts of Economic GrowthReading: Eva Szalay, “Pound Is Becoming an
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Dec
31
A quick note on inflation and price controls

A quick note on inflation and price controls

I am a loud and proud member of "team transitory"—I’ve argued that the recent spike in the Consumer
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Nov
15
Adolph Lowe and the Political Economy of the Traverse

Adolph Lowe and the Political Economy of the Traverse

Daniele Tavani and  Luke Petach have a working paper out that has become one of my favorite readings for the
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Nov
01

In Memory of Janos Kornai: The Contradictions of a Surplus Economy

Janos Kornai passed away on October 18, 2021, at 93. Kornai was an extraordinarily interesting economist and a sharp critic
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Oct
15
A Bank Run on Supply Chains?

A Bank Run on Supply Chains?

Supply chains are mainstream news now! Before last summer, it seemed that supply chains problems were just the domain of
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