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Todd G. Buchholz

Todd G. Buchholz

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Todd G. Buchholz, a former White House director of economic policy under President George H.W. Bush and managing director of the Tiger Management hedge fund, is the author of New Ideas from Dead Economists (Plume, 2021) and The Price of Prosperity (Harper, 2016).

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  1. More Pipes, Less Putin
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    More Pipes, Less Putin

    Jun 29, 2022 Todd G. Buchholz calls on US President Joe Biden to reverse course and support the EastMed natural-gas pipeline.

  2. Fight Inflation with Supply-Side Labor Reform
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    Fight Inflation with Supply-Side Labor Reform

    Mar 25, 2022 Todd G. Buchholz & Michael Mindlin propose measures to return older and younger people to work, and to reduce occupational barriers to entry.

  3. America's Child-Tax-Credit Bonanza
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    America's Child-Tax-Credit Bonanza

    Aug 17, 2021 Todd G. Buchholz & Victoria J. Buchholz point out that a new monthly cash disbursement program opens up huge opportunities for businesses.

  4. Gaming Our Economies
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    Gaming Our Economies

    Feb 23, 2021 Todd G. Buchholz argues that dopamine-fueled stock trading is a problem that a financial transactions tax would make worse.

  5. Hamilton Beats MMT
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    Hamilton Beats MMT

    Dec 17, 2020 Todd G. Buchholz questions the wisdom of a policy framework that ignores history and defies common sense.

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    Fixing Our Public-Health Data Problem

    William A. Haseltine emphasizes the high costs of not having standardized protocols for collecting and sharing clinical information.
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    Uzbekistan’s Good Crisis

    Djoomart Otorbaev urges the country’s government to recognize the real causes of recent protests in Karakalpakstan.
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    Taking Back the Ocean, Inc.

    Alexander Kozul-Wright accuses the United Nations of perpetuating policies that are destroying Earth’s largest biosphere.
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    The Clean-Energy Race Is On

    Gernot Wagner

    While no legislation is perfect, the US Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will be a game changer for the transition to clean-energy sources, both in America and around the world. By doubling down on forward-looking industrial policy, the US is suddenly poised to give Europe, China, and others a run for their money.

    shows how America's landmark climate legislation will trigger a cascade of economic and environmental benefits.
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    The Afghan Abyss

    Brahma Chellaney views last year's disastrous US withdrawal as just the start of a long series of policy blunders.
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    Bystanders No More

    Peter Singer urges citizens of rich countries to pressure their governments to provide sufficient aid to the world's poor.
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    What Was Different About the Latest Gaza Fighting?

    Shlomo Ben-Ami assesses whether Hamas's growing pragmatism will enable the negotiation of a durable truce with Israel.
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    What Does India Want from Russia?

    Sushanta Mallick & Brigitte Granville show how the Ukraine war is helping the country achieve significant – and advantageous – geopolitical autonomy.
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    How India Can Sustain Rapid Economic Growth

    Barry Eichengreen & Poonam Gupta say that the country's high GDP rate can be maintained only if structural reforms are swiftly implemented.

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