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Alexander Friedman

Alexander Friedman

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Alexander Friedman, a co-founder of Jackson Hole Economics, is a former CEO of GAM Investments, Chief Investment Officer of UBS, Chief Financial Officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and White House Fellow.

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  1. Why Bernie?
    afriedman19_Chip SomodevillaGetty Images_berniesanderscampaign Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

    Why Bernie?

    Feb 24, 2020 Alexander Friedman explains why the socialist US presidential candidate's momentum is understandable and not to be underestimated.

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    Onward, Big Tech Soldiers?

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s incendiary anti-China speech in late July provides a useful guide to the official thinking underlying the burgeoning Sino-American cold war. But Pompeo’s Christian millenarian worldview is not necessary to explain the two sides’ battle for technological supremacy.

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    The Master and the Prodigy

    William H. Janeway

    With governments spending trillions of dollars amid the COVID-19 crisis, there is no better time to revisit the thinking of John Maynard Keynes and the people who influenced him. Recent books about the great economist and the young Cambridge genius Frank Ramsey offer the complete tour.

    reviews recent books on Frank Ramsey, John Maynard Keynes, and a highly consequential meeting of minds.
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