Economie Politică: Mega-Tendințe – doc

Inequality Doesn’t Breed Populism. Social Immobility Does – FP, 1.04.22
The left keeps losing because it has failed to promote equal opportunity rather than equal outcomes. By Eric Protzer, a research fellow at Harvard University’s Growth Lab. , and Paul Summerville, an adjunct professor at the University of Victoria’s Gustavson School of Business

Only a Financial NATO Can Win the Economic War – FP, 23.03.22
The West’s sanctions abroad will fall short without cooperation on bailouts at home. By Matthew C. Klein, Jordan Schneider, and David Talbot

Closing Tax Havens Is the True Test of the West’s ResolveDaron Acemoglu, PS, 8.03.22
For years, Western governments and financial institutions have been gladly profiting from the schemes that allow Russian oligarchs and others to stash their ill-gotten gains abroad. Their complicity has removed the incentives these elites might have had to rein in their countries’ authoritarian leaders.

The Fight Against Inflation Is Becoming a Class War – FP, 16.02.22
Central banks have decided that heads, the rich win—tails, the poor lose. By Leah Downey, a doctoral candidate at Harvard and a visiting academic at the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute

India Is Building a Women-Only Social Safety Net – FP, 25.01.22
Political parties across India have promised a host of new social programs exclusively for women. Is it politics or progress? By Mahima Jain, an independent editor and journalist reporting on gender, environment, culture and socio-economic issues

Why Gains for U.S. Workers Are Good for the World – FP, 20.01.22
The rising power of labor will have ripple effects far from U.S. shores. By Edward Alden, a columnist at Foreign Policy, a visiting professor at Western Washington University, and a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations

How Inequality and Democratic Regression Have Made COVID-19 WorseJoshua Kurlantzick, CFR, 20.01.22
Why are some large democracies struggling to contain COVID-19?


Could strategic price controls help fight inflation?Isabella Weber, The Guardian, 29.12.21

The political economy of populism in Europe -CH, 15.12.21
Hyperglobalization and the heterogeneity of protest movements.

In Chile’s Presidential Race, Kast and Boric Are Not Equally Dangerous Extremes – FP, 17.12.21
Far-right candidate José Antonio Kast threatens to politicize the country’s constitutional rewrite. By Will Freeman, a doctoral candidate in politics at Princeton University, and Lucas Perelló, a visiting professor of international studies at Marymount Manhattan College

Chile’s President Could Be a Leftist or Another Bolsonaro – FP, 17.12.21

Covid’s solidarity failure – CH, 3.12.21
Pledges of ‘vaccines for everyone’ may have gone unfulfilled but the case for universal health reforms is gaining ground, writes Rob Yates.

Inequality is polarizing the world – CH, 3.12.21
Responses to the Covid pandemic have exposed growing global inequality in stark terms. Ian Goldin looks at ways to bridge the chasm.

Climate Crisis Should Be the Final Blow to the Washington Consensus – FP, 16.11
Groups like the G-7 are putting proactive governance back on the agenda. By Azeem Ibrahim, a columnist at Foreign Policy and a director at the Newlines Institute for Strategy and Policy

Rich Countries’ Climate Policies Are Colonialism in Green – FP, 3.11
At COP26, developed-world governments are working to keep the global south poor. By Vijaya Ramachandran, the director for energy and development at the Breakthrough Institute

The Developing World Needs Energy—and Lots of It – FP, 29.10
At COP26, leaders must find ways to allow much greater economic growth across large parts of the world. By Jason Bordoff, a columnist at Foreign Policy and the co-founding dean of the Columbia Climate School

Biden’s Foreign Policy for the Middle Class Has a Blind Spot – FP, 3.11
Enriching middle-class Americans at the expense of their counterparts in the developing world will come back to haunt the United States. By Tim Hirschel-Burns, a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School

Don’t Blame America’s Wealthy. Blame the Game – FP, 29.10
A Trump administration tax law was supposed to spur investment in disadvantaged communities. It didn’t work that way. By Zachary Karabell, the author of Inside Money: Brown Brothers Harriman and the American Way of Power

Nordic Countries Aren’t Actually Socialist – FP, 27.10
Denmark, Norway, and Sweden shouldn’t be held up as socialist utopias. By Nima Sanandaji, the director of the European Centre for Entrepreneurship and Policy Reform

Papa Francisc: Este nevoie de un salariu universal și de o reducere a orelor de muncă – 17.10

Olaf Scholz’s Quiet Revolution in German Economics – FP, 8.10
A new generation of economists is changing the culture of German—and European—policymaking. By Caroline de Gruyter, a columnist at Foreign Policy and a Europe correspondent for the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad

Eat the rich! Why millennials and generation Z have turned their backs on capitalism – The Guardian, 21.09

Planul economic al administrației Biden: Creșterea impozitelor pentru cei bogați, reducerea costurilor din sănătate pentru cei săraci / Plan de investiții de 1.200 de miliarde de dolari – 16.09

Cu cât orașele se dezvoltă, cu atât bogații câștigă mai mult, iar săracii primesc tot mai puțin – libertatea, 5.09

O ”Școală de Xiconomie” va fi înființată la Beijing – RFI, 9.07

  • Teoriile „se învârt în jurul a două obiective principale: căutarea independenței economice și orientarea către o creștere calitativă”, explică Jean-François Dufour.
  • Pe de o parte este vorba despre a dezvolta propriile filiere de producție pentru a reduce nevoia de a importa componente din străinătate, dezvoltând în același timp consumul intern pentru a nu mai fi o țară care prosperă doar prin exporturi.
  • Pe de altă parte, pentru o creștere „calitativă”, este nevoie ca producătorii chinezi să devină campioni în sectoarele „high tech” și să fie în fruntea economiei „verzi”.

> La Chine se lance dans l’étude de la pensée de Xi Jinping, les “Xiconomics” – France24, 7.07

Get Ready for a Spike in Global Unrest – FP, 22.07
COVID-19 threatens to accelerate longer-term rebellion, violence, and political upheaval. By Elise Labott, a columnist at Foreign Policy and an adjunct professor at American University’s School of International Service

The Pandemic’s Legacy Will Spur New Protests in Latin America – FP, 30.07
Increased economic inequality has only added to widespread discontent. By Joe Parkin Daniels, a freelance journalist based in Bogotá, Colombia

Colombia’s “Progress” Leaves Millions Behind – FP, 20.06
Black and Indigenous citizens have been excluded from the country’s narrative of growth. By Arturo Chang, an assistant professor of political science at the University of Toronto, and Laura García-Montoya, a postdoctoral research associate at Princeton University

Mariana Mazzucato, Raghuram Rajan on Building Back Post-Pandemic – FP, 16.06

  • Behind every protest and every election debate around the world, an underlying theme seems to be rising anger about inequality and a sense that capitalism itself is broken. But what can be done to fix it? What can societies do to reverse some of its inherent problems? And how should this inform governments and policymakers as they shape pandemic recovery?

Impozitul global pentru companii: este posibilă o reformă globală? – RFI, 7.06.21

Thomas Piketty : « La solution la plus simple pour diffuser la richesse est l’héritage pour tous » – Le Monde, 15.05.21
L’économiste plaide pour un système de redistribution de la richesse basé sur trois piliers : revenu de base, garantie d’emploi et, surtout, héritage pour tous.

America Is Becoming a Social Democracy – FP, 6.05.21
The Biden administration is accomplishing what was once thought historically impossible. By James Traub

UNICEF: Aproximativ o ţară din opt cheltuieşte mai mult cu plata datoriilor decât cu serviciile sociale – 6.04.21

Capitalismul de stat: Franţa culege „roadele“ pandemiei, Germania încă n-a scăpat de moştenirea crizei trecute, iar Polonia îşi construieşte campioni naţionali uriaşi – ZF, 6.04.21

GDP Didn’t Save Countries From COVID-19 – FP, 6.04.21
The pandemic’s impact shows growth is an arbitrary target. By Malka Older

The Death of Neoliberalism Is Greatly Exaggerated – FP, 6.04.21
The West’s economic orthodoxy of the past 40 years has been shaken by the pandemic—but the fight isn’t nearly over yet. By James K. Galbraith

We All Live in Germany’s World – FP, 26.03.21
How the German government accelerated the 20th century’s economic march toward neoliberalism. By Quinn Slobodian

Biden Is Getting Ready to Bury Neoliberalism – FP, 27.08.20
The potential next Democratic administration is preparing to upend decades of dogma on globalization. By James Traub

The West Needs Champions – FP, 4.03.21
With China strongly backing its big national firms, the West should consider doing the same. By Elisabeth Braw

Why Are Republican Presidents So Bad for the Economy? – NY Times, 2.02.21
G.D.P., jobs and other indicators have all risen faster under Democrats for nearly the past century.


Pentru a salva Occidentul şi generaţia millennials trebuie taxat capitalismul rentier, financiar şi imobiliar. Iar pensionarii trebuie să plătească factura pentru tineri – ZF, 14.08.20

Europe After Coronavirus: The EU and a New Political Economy – CH, 8.06.20


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