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A big experiment: American power without American ideals.

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff seems unable to evade scandal like her predecessor did. Here's the reason why.

  • Cecilia Martínez-Gallardo, Gregory J. Love, Ryan E. Carlin
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  • Brazil
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  • May 5, 2016
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As economists turn away from abstract theory, and toward facts, they are beginning to realize the limits of their models.

To understand the Federal Reserve, you need to know that its members are political actors.

  • Peter Gourevitch
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  • Policy
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  • Oct 2, 2015
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A new book critiquing economists’ study of Africa is a warning to all analysts studying African countries without sufficient consideration of historical context.

Economists don't understand the politics of currency building.

Investors assess creditworthiness by the company you keep. So if you're Greece, do you want to hang out with the European Union or with Russia?

If the UN wants the new Sustainable Development Goals to help lift nations out of poverty, it needs to ensure they're measuring the problem.

The ideologically-charged debate over privatization vs. state ownership often overlooks something critical: the quality of state-owned enterprises.

When foreign capital moves back into the Iranian economy after Western sanctions are partially lifted or crack apart, what will it find?

  • Kevan Harris
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  • Iran
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  • Apr 23, 2015
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