Stanbic Holdings, National Housing to Develop affordable Housing
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Stanbic Holdings, National Housing to Develop affordable Housing

November 30, Kampala– National Housing, Stanbic Properties Limited, and Stanbic Bank Uganda have today entered a tripartite partnership to develop and facilitate Ugandans to access affordable modern housing, at a function presided over today, by the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development. Under the terms of the partnership, National Housing will provide land to […]

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Will Deglobalization Fuel Inflation?

Dalia Marin, MUNICH – Inflation seems to be on everyone’s mind nowadays. The debate usually centers on whether America’s massive monetary and fiscal stimulus will de-anchor inflation expectations and cause prices to spin out of control. But there is another trend that could also generate inflationary pressure: deglobalization. Deglobalization has been occurring since the 2008 global financial crisis. But […]

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Learning the Right Lessons from US Economic Experimentation

Dani Rodrik, CAMBRIDGE – The economic-policy conversation in the United States has been thoroughly transformed within the space of just a few years. Neoliberalism, the Washington Consensus, market fundamentalism – call it whatever you want – has been replaced with something very different. In macroeconomic policy, debt and inflation fears have given way to a […]

The New Climate Narrative
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The New Climate Narrative

Kemal Derviş WASHINGTON, DC – As the Nobel laureate economists Robert Shiller, Abhijit Banerjee, and Esther Duflo have argued eloquently in recent books, political debate and economic policy are driven much more by simple “narratives” than by complex and nuanced theories or models. What counts are plausible “stories” that have broad intuitive appeal and can thus sway public opinion. This is […]

Biden’s Great Tax Rebalancing
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Biden’s Great Tax Rebalancing

Daron Acemoglu, BOSTON – US President Joe Biden’s spending plans have been grabbing headlines, and rightly so. The administration’s relief package and infrastructure plan could remake the US welfare state by bolstering the social safety net and increasing spending on transportation, broadband, and education. But with US government spending likely to remain high after the […]