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The Need for Large Firms in Developing Countries

The US economy had about 6 million firms in 2017 (the most recent data).

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Thinking about Better Graphs and Use of Color

When I started working as the Managing Editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives back in 1986, making figures for academic articles was still relatively expensive.

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Interview with Sandra Black: Education Outcomes and A Stint in Politics

Douglas Clement has an interview with Sandra Black in the Fall 2020 issue of For All, a publication of the Opportunity & Inclusive Growth Institute at the Minneapolis Federal Reserve.

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Will China Be Caught in the Middle-Income Trap?

The "middle-income trap" is the phenomenon that once an economy has made the big leap from being a lower-income country to being a middle-income country, then it may find it difficult (although not impossible) to make the next leap from being middle-income to high-income. 

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Central Bank Digital Currency: A Growth Or Financial Repression Tool?

The main central banks have been discussing the idea of implementing a digital currency.

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The Google Antitrust Case and Echoes of Microsoft

The US Department  of Justice has filed an antitrust case against Google.

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Will Vote-by-Mail Affect the Election Outcome?

For the 2020 election, the United States will rely more heavily on vote-by-mail than ever before. Is it likely to affect the outcome?