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Bad Populism Is The 'Road To Serfdom' For Economies: Raghuram Rajan

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia Live Mint
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Raghuram Rajan, former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, said populism done right can make capitalism work better for people, but that’s not always the outcome.

Interviews

Ex-RBI Governor Rajan Sees Community As Base For Capitalism

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan discusses the element of community missing from democratic capitalism. 

Interviews

Raghuram Rajan Hopes For 'De-escalation' Of India-Pakistan Tension

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan discusses the escalation of violence in Kashmir, India's upcoming election, and the need to grow the nation's economy.

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Stock Buybacks Are the Wrong Target

by Michael Spencevia Project Syndicate
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Legislation banning companies from purchasing their own shares, or conditioning buybacks on investment in workers, would not significantly alter the distribution of wealth. What it would do is undermine the broad cooperation needed to tackle income inequality and a fast-changing labor environment.

Analysis and Commentary

Immigrants, Economic Growth, And Job Creation

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Forty-four million plus immigrants constitute over 14% of the U.S. population, the highest share since 14.8% in 1890 and 14.7% in 1910 The current percentage is triple that of the low of 4.7% in 1970. Every year a million immigrants obtain lawful resident status in the U.S. Half of all children born in the U.S. are offspring of immigrants.

Raghuram Rajan Says Bad Populism Is The ‘Road To Serfdom’ For Economies

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Raghuram Rajan, India's former central bank governor, said populism done right can make capitalism work better for people, but that's not always the ...

Interviews

Raghuram Rajan Urges 'Place-Based' Policies To Spur Local Economic Growth

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan examines economic growth and the rebound in US real wages.

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Book Excerpt: Raghuram Rajan On How Markets Can Work For Community Benefit

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia Hindustan Times
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Markets endanger themselves when they stop working for the broader citizenry, because it may rise up to shut them down. Today, some people are disenchanted because they feel large firms are closing opportunities for small firms and individuals. Others are angry because they have suffered painful losses of wealth and incomes and see little support forthcoming from the community or state.

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Court: It’s Legal To Tax Rental Cars To Fund Stadiums

quoting Clint Bolickvia Arizona Capitol Times
Monday, February 25, 2019

There’s nothing illegal about taxing tourists renting cars in Arizona to pay for sports complexes in Pima and Maricopa counties, the state Supreme Court ruled today. All seven justices agreed with the state Department of Revenue that it’s legally irrelevant that the majority of the tax is paid by out-of-state visitors. They said that does not make it illegally discriminatory.

Interviews

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan On Unequal Economic Growth, Trade And The Fed

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia CNBC
Monday, February 25, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan discusses the importance of democracy to the success of capitalism as well as the danger of economic inequality. Rajan also talks about the effect of trade on jobs and notes that people need to feel they have a chance to succeed.

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