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June 22, 2009

Executive Education in Saudi Arabia

I recently returned from teaching a one-week program in nonprofit management in Saudi Arabia, where foundation leaders want to make philanthropy more strategic. What was the experience like?

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September 23, 2008

A Keynesian Lesson for Confidence

As Keynes wrote more than seven decades ago, strengthening credit is a necessary, but not sufficient, condition for recovery.

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March 04, 2008

Should the Government Provide a Bailout? Students Have Their Say

Yesterday I asked Public Offering visitors the same question I asked my Modern Political Economy students: should the federal government intervene in the current crisis or simply let the market work its painful way out? Here are a couple student responses.

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March 03, 2008

Should the Federal Government Provide a Housing Bailout?

One of the reasons that Modern Political Economy is such an enjoyable course to teach is that every term a real-life issue emerges that underscores the course’s contemporary relevance. What to do about the credit crisis that cascaded from the home mortgage debacle is the latest case in point.

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