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How This Financial Crisis Isn’t Different

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Harvard economist Kenneth Rogoff gave a fascinating guest lecture at MIT earlier this week -- looking at commonalities in a number of financial crises. Rogoff, who recently coauthored a new book, This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly with Carmen M.

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Debating Offshoring’s Impact

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Too often, discussions of contemporary economic issues end up either overly simplified for popular consumption -- or too jargony and technical to be followed by anyone but economists. A new book, Offshoring of American Jobs: What Response from U.S.

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Stimulus for innovation?

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Some argue that any U.S. economic stimulus package should include an emphasis on spending to promote innovation.

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Mintzberg predicted a crisis in U.S. economy

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Score one for Henry Mintzberg, the well-known management scholar and professor at McGill University. In an essay that has been posted on his website since 2007 but that now seems eerily prescient, Mintzberg predicted that 2008 would see a substantial downturn in the U.S. economy.

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