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John  B. Taylor

John B. Taylor

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John B. Taylor, a former under-secretary of the US Treasury (2001-05), is Professor of Economics at Stanford University and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is the author of Global Financial Warriors and co-author (with George P. Shultz) of Choose Economic Freedom.

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  1. The Fed’s State of Exception
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    The Fed’s State of Exception

    Aug 12, 2021 John B. Taylor warns that the central bank’s deviation from monetary-policy rules can’t last indefinitely.

  2. Is the Fed Getting Burned Again?
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    Is the Fed Getting Burned Again?

    Jun 25, 2021 John B. Taylor worries that monetary policymakers have forgotten the lessons of the 1970s and 1980s.

  3. The Stimulus Didn’t Work, Again
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    The Stimulus Didn’t Work, Again

    Jun 2, 2021 John B. Taylor shows that a year of economic impact payments had no meaningful impact on household consumption.

  4. America’s Excessive Government Spending Must Stop
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    America’s Excessive Government Spending Must Stop

    Feb 23, 2021 George P. Shultz, et al. argue that US policymakers' fiscal recklessness is creating grave economic and national-security risks.

  5. The Stampede from Silicon Valley
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    The Stampede from Silicon Valley

    Dec 28, 2020 John B. Taylor explains how California policymakers can reverse the growing stampede of tech firms out of the state.

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    Europe Must Clamp Down on Russian Oil Flows Through Turkey

    Martin Vladimirov urges policymakers to close the sanctions loophole that allows the Kremlin to sell fossil fuels to the EU.
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    Rebooting the Sustainable Development Goals

    John W. McArthur & Zia Khan urge political, business, and civil-society leaders to foster the big ideas needed to meet the 2030 targets.
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    Is Greece’s Six-Day Work Week a Harbinger?

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg points out that the country is facing the same demographic problem as almost all advanced economies.
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    The Euro and Its Imperial Ancestors

    Victoria Gierok

    At 25, the euro has come of age at a time when European politics is tending toward fragmentation and a renewed emphasis on national sovereignty. To determine whether it will last, it helps to consult the history of earlier common-currency projects.

    draws lessons from earlier experiments with common currencies across disparate polities and economies.
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    Overcoming Political Short-Termism in Latin America

    Eric Parrado envisions independent institutions empowered to devise and implement long-term development-related policies.
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    Iran’s Economy Needs a New Deal with the West

    Djavad Salehi-Isfahani shows that pursuing sanctions relief is the only solution to the country's stagflation.
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    Africa’s Hobbled Hegemons

    Adekeye Adebajo

    In the face of regional turmoil, rising extremism, and heightened geopolitical tensions, Africa urgently needs strong leadership. But its two most significant regional powers, Nigeria and South Africa, are too constrained by domestic challenges to represent Africa’s interests effectively on the world stage.

    examines the causes of political and economic malaise in Nigeria and South Africa.
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    The US Needs a Techno-Industrial Strategy

    Liza Tobin & Addis Goldman outline a three-pronged approach that would entrench American leadership in advanced industries.
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    The Fed Should Not Cut Interest Rates Yet

    Michael R. Strain argues that declaring victory over inflation, while tempting, would be to misread current economic conditions.

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