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Trinity to Launch New MSc in Economic Policy with ESRI – The University Times

Trinity’s Department of Economics has partnered with the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) to launch a new MA in Economic Policy. The MSc, which is aimed at people in the public sector “who do not have a strong background in economics”, will start in January 2022. The program is a two-year part-time course covering […]

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Joint Statement on the Eighth Economic Policy Dialogue between the United States and the United Arab Emirates

The Eighth U.S.-UAE Economic Policy Dialogue on June 8 was co-chaired by the Deputy Minister for Economic and Trade Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates, HE Abdulnasser Alshaali, and the Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Trade Affairs, Peter Haas, for further develop bilateral […]

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Groundbreaking Economic Policy Institute study finds Section 232 aluminum tariffs created thousands of new jobs in the United States

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today in a virtual webinar, the Economic Policy Institute unveiled a groundbreaking study which shows the overwhelming positive economic impact of Section 232 tariffs on aluminum. Tom Conwayinternational president of the United Steelworkers (USW) union, jesse garyPresident of the APAA and James PowellFoundry Manager of Century’s Hawesville Foundry, were […]

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What does it take to develop federal economic policy? UChicago scholars reflect on time spent in the White House

Three professors from the University of Chicago who have been members of the White House Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) in three administrations spanning political parties lifted the curtain on the agency — and the high-flying act of working for a president — during a lively and lively panel discussion. Sponsored by the Harris School […]

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A majority of Americans support Biden’s economic policy plans

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and others on the left applauded the plans, while congressional Republicans condemned them. The story continues under the ad But what about ordinary Americans? Before the pandemic, Americans’ political views — and even perceptions of reality — had increasingly become divided along partisan lines. Corn our new research suggests that a […]

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Paul Ryan Discusses the Congressional Experience and Economic Policy – The GW Hatchet

Media credit: Anthony Peltier | Photographer Ryan said Winston Churchill’s legacy inspired him to adopt a level-headedness and positive worldview. Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan discussed the ideologies that influenced his political career during a virtual event on Thursday. The Graduate School of Political Management and the National Churchill Leadership Center […]

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FIU and Florida lawmakers establish center to study free markets and global economic policy | FIU News

Carlos Díaz-Rosillo, director of the Adam Smith Center for the Study of Economic Freedom The CRF established the Adam Smith Center for the Study of Economic Freedom. The center, created by law in July 2020, will act as an independent, nonpartisan think tank to study the impact of government and free markets on economic freedom […]

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“Vaccine policy is economic policy,” stresses IMF chief | News from the International Monetary Fund

The managing director of the IMF and the president of the World Bank both expressed concern over growing global economic inequality on Wednesday after a second day of spring meetings of their organizations. An unprecedented political response and rapid vaccine development helped pull the global economy from the brink last year, but the outlook is […]

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The European Council should discuss economic policy

The General Affairs Council of the European Union will meet today at EU headquarters in Brussels to discuss economic issues Photo: European Council The General Affairs Council of the European Union will meet today at EU headquarters in Brussels to discuss economic policy. Today’s meeting follows the adoption on 16 March of Skyline Europe, a […]

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India’s major economic policy think tanks and changes in their leadership

New Delhi: World Bank economist Deepak Mishra was appointed as the next director and managing director of India’s leading think tank Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) on Monday. The move comes at a time when several other economic policy think tanks have witnessed a shift in leadership. The National Council of […]

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President Biden appoints Ben Harris assistant secretary for economic policy

President Joe Biden announced today, March 11, his intention to appoint Ben Harris, an associate professor at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, to serve as assistant secretary for economic policy in the House Treasury Department. White. noted in a report. Harris, who was chief economist to then-Vice President Biden in the Obama […]

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How to Make Better Economic Policy Choices by Mariana Mazzucato and Simon Sharpe

As public policy agencies increasingly diversify their decision-making approaches, many remain overly reliant on static tools such as cost-benefit analysis. Such tools have serious limitations, leading to policy errors with serious long-term consequences. LONDON– The UK is entering its deepest recession in 300 years. Millions of jobs are at risk. And the national debt has […]

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Why study international economic policy?

Economic globalization has developed alongside the growth of transnational trade. As different countries have different interests and with ever-changing power relations, negotiation and cooperation are essential. Directing critical decision-making towards mutually beneficial agreements is international economic policy. In the meantime, understanding these agreements can help public, private, and nonprofit organizations—in disciplines ranging from business and […]

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Kansas Economic Policy Conference to Address Policy Interventions in Times of Crisis

LAWRENCE — When the novel coronavirus pandemic hit the United States in March 2020, government at all levels had to manage a public health crisis, continue to provide essential services and avert economic disaster. However, public health interventions, such as stay-at-home orders and contact tracing, have received mixed reception from the public and mixed support […]

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Lessons for the response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Publication Child and adolescent mental health and psychosocial well-being across the lifespan: towards an integrated conceptual framework for research and evidence generation Mental health issues affect approximately 1 in 7 adolescents worldwide. In the context of COVID-19, the importance of mental health and psychosocial support for all has unquestionably been confirmed. Despite increased attention to […]

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The global economic policy response to the coronavirus is taking shape

Stock markets around the world continue to twirl wildly as investors consider significant downside risks to a new baseline scenario of a global recession later this year and into 2021. Despite the formulation and deployment of significant policy responses economic policy to the spread of the coronavirus, the United States and the European Union will […]

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The economic policy response to COVID-19: what next?

As the public health crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, the economic consequences are becoming increasingly clear. To stem the spread of this disease, governments and businesses are making political and business decisions that are rapidly bringing parts of the economy to a standstill. Spending will fall rapidly at many businesses as people practice […]

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Global Perspectives on Economic Policy

Guest Gianni Amisano is chief of the Current Macroeconomic Conditions Section of the Research and Statistics Division of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He is also a senior researcher at the Center for Economic Analysis in Rimini. Amisano’s main research interests include Bayesian inferential techniques, financial time series models, structural VAR […]

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Trump’s disability cuts are bad economic policy

Like Halley’s Comet, the idea of ​​people faking disability claims comes up regularly. The recurrence does not occur seasonally, but politically: Republicans are more likely to propose cutting disability benefits. In 2019, it is Democrats who oppose the Trump administration’s fiscal year 2020 budget proposal, which targets people with disabilities. Sadly, Trump may think he […]

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New academic center to advance economic policy research

James Tobin Yale announced the creation of a new research enterprise, the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale, named after the late James Tobin, iconic faculty member and Nobel laureate. The center will advance rigorous, evidence-based research aimed at defining and informing policy debate. Alumni, parents and friends of the university have contributed more […]