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Daron Acemoglu
By Daron Acemoglu - Apr 14,2021
BOSTON — US President Joe Biden’s spending plans have been grabbing headlines, and rightly so.
By Daron Acemoglu - Mar 13,2021
BOSTON — Although mass vaccination campaigns are picking up speed in the West, the end of the COVID-19 pandemic still is not even in sight.
By Daron Acemoglu - Mar 04,2021
BOSTON – Efforts in the United States to increase the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 per hour have gained steam now that the Democratic Party controls the White House and Congress.
By Daron Acemoglu - Feb 08,2021
CAMBRIDGE  —  The first months of US President Joe Biden’s administration will be defined by the efforts to contain COVID-19 and deliver vaccinations on a mass scale. Over the medium term, however, the economy will determine the administration’s success.
By Daron Acemoglu - Jan 23,2021
BOSTON  —  The storming of the US Capitol by Donald Trump’s supporters on January 6 may be remembered as a turning point in American history.
By Daron Acemoglu - Jan 11,2021
BOSTON — With US President-elect Joe Biden’s imminent inauguration and the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations, there is growing optimism for an economic rebound in 2021.
By Daron Acemoglu - Dec 12,2020
CAMBRIDGE — Having diminished America’s global role while refusing to accept China’s growing clout, Donald Trump’s presidency represents the last gasp of a unipolar epoch.
By Daron Acemoglu - Oct 05,2020
CAMBRIDGE — When US President Donald Trump spoke of “American carnage” during his inauguration speech in January 2017, few could have known that he was offering a preview of what would follow over the next four years.
By Daron Acemoglu - Sep 21,2020
CAMBRIDGE — To the interwar generation of the first half of the twentieth century, today’s crises would have appeared rather ordinary.
By Daron Acemoglu - Aug 31,2020
BOSTON — The low-wage workers who make up nearly half of the US workforce have long been neglected, steadily falling behind highly educated workers in expanding industries such as technology, finance and entertainment.

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