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The global political economy of the superrich | Daniel W. Drezner
"Furthermore, I'm not entirely convinced they're as powerful as Freeland or Drum or Felix Salmon suggests. As Freeland pointed out, they fought a lot of the Obama administration's first-half policies tooth and nail -- and they actually lost a fair amount of the time. Indeed, nary a year ago some pundits were declaring the death of Davos man. "
lobbying  corporate  drezner  sidebar 
january 2011 by HispanicPundit
There are no Big Lies in the latest Wikileaks data dump | Daniel W. Drezner
"If this kind of official hypocrisy is really the good stuff, then there is no really good stuff. U.S. officials don't always perfectly advocate for human rights? Not even the most naive human rights activist would believe otherwise. American diplomats are advancing U.S. commercial interests? American officials have been doing that since the beginning of the Republic. American diplomats help out their friends? Yeah, that's called being human. I'm willing to be convinced otherwise, but it strikes me that these leaks show other governments engaged in far more hypocritical behavior. "
wikileaks  foreignpolicy  usa  drezner  sidebar 
december 2010 by HispanicPundit
Africa and Latin America have weathered the Great Recession remarkably well. Will that last? | Daniel W. Drezner
How Africa and Latin America, with the exception of Venezuela, is weathering the financial crisis just fine.
africa  latinamerica  poverty  venezuela  drezner  sidebar 
july 2010 by HispanicPundit
danieldrezner.com :: Daniel W. Drezner » There’s never a good time to burst an asset bubble
"One of the newly-formed pieces of conventional wisdom emerging from the current financial morass is that the Federal Reserve and other central bank heads should be more alert to spot asset bubbles and pop them before things really get out of hand. This is one of those pieces of advice that sounds great in theory but fiendishly difficult to apply in practice. When, exactly, is a bubble a bubble?"
subprimeCause  greenspan  monetary  china  drezner  sidebar 
november 2008 by HispanicPundit
danieldrezner.com :: Daniel W. Drezner » In defense of Rich Lowry
"Lowry is basically saying that Palin connects with the camera better than most politicians. This is clearly true. "
palin  campaign2008  drezner  sidebar 
october 2008 by HispanicPundit
danieldrezner.com :: Daniel W. Drezner :: Because it's been a while since this blog really angered feminists....
"An important part of the explanation for the gender gap, they are finding, are the preferences of women themselves."
science  genderissues  drezner  sidebar 
june 2008 by HispanicPundit
Megan McArdle (April 04, 2008) - A mystery for the ages (Curious questions)
"What's puzzling to me, however, is that this tactic of redundant repitition renders Krugman unbelievably boring. After the 50th op-ed hammering home the same point, Krugman winds up alienating even his natural allies."
Krugman  drezner  McArdle  sidebar 
april 2008 by HispanicPundit
danieldrezner.com :: Daniel W. Drezner :: More equilibrating mechanisms at work
"India has shown the highest average salary increase in the Asia-Pacific region during 2004, beating China, Korea and Japan, according to a survey by global human resources firm Hewitt Associates."
india  capitalism  labor  wages  drezner  sidebar 
march 2008 by HispanicPundit
danieldrezner.com :: Daniel W. Drezner :: The three rules to understanding Canadian-American relations
"the Canadians are doing what they're doing because they don't want any Americans taking Canada for granted. But they'll do it as politely as possible."
canada  drezner  sidebar 
march 2008 by HispanicPundit
danieldrezner.com :: Daniel W. Drezner :: NAFTA is not responsible for Ohio
"It’s hard to look at this history and conclude Nafta is the villain. In fact, Nafta did little to reduce tariffs on Mexican manufacturers, notes Matthew Slaughter, a Dartmouth economist. Those tariffs were already low before the agreement was signed."
nafta  free-trade  latinamerica  drezner  EconomicView  sidebar 
february 2008 by HispanicPundit
Crooked Timber » » One Book, Many Reactions
Drezner on Rodrik's book, One Economics, Many Recipes.
rodrik  drezner  books  heterdox 
november 2007 by HispanicPundit

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