What Makes an EM?
As some of you know, I teach a course on economic policies in emerging markets at Tufts' GBA
Problems of an American Industrial Strategy I: Kindleberger's Dilemma and the Development State
Last week, I organized a conference on various dimensions of coordination in implementing an industrial policy as part of Berggruen's
A Few Thoughts on the War
If you are a Russian reader or speaker, I highly recommend anything by Gleb Pavlovsky. Pavlovsky is a great observer
Public Options as Industrial Policy
Ezra Klein published a column calling for a "liberalism that builds." More specifically, he endorsed Brian Deese's invocation of "industrial
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
Economic Issues in Emerging Markets
As requested on Twitter, here is my syllabus:
1. Concepts of Economic Growth
Eva Szalay, “Pound Is
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
Adolph Lowe and the Political Economy of the Traverse
Daniele Tavani and Luke Petach have a working paper
[https://postkeynesian.net/working-papers/2108/] out that has become one of
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
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