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January 15, 2019
It used to be said that when the United States sneezes Canada catches a cold. Now China is sneezing and many economists fear that its weaknesses are contagious for the rest of the world. China's problems are variously attributed to weak domestic demand, to a natural maturing of its economy, and, of...
Peter A. Petri (PIIE) and Michael G. Plummer (Johns Hopkins University and East-West Center)
January 11, 2019


September 13, 2018
Thank you so much. Chairman Simons' remarks were perfect in three respects. One is you want somebody to be open-minded coming to this question of how antitrust is evolving because thinking in this area really is evolving very rapidly. Second, he provided a really excellent capsule history of...

Jason Furman (PIIE)