On the Newsstand:Economics

/ July 10, 2014 10:34 am

A Conversation with Thomas Piketty

Top summer reading from our generation's economist

/ May 18, 2014 9:28 pm

“Hit by 700,000 Bullets”

Escaping the Argentine Economic Dilemma

/ December 27, 2013 12:58 am

Portion Problem

Obesity trends aren’t wholly explained by socioeconomics.

/ December 7, 2013 11:38 pm

Detroit Bankruptcy Goes Forward

Detroit is one step closer to dealing with the scrum of creditors trying to wrest away the city’s few resources.  Federal Judge Steven Rhodes’s ruling allows the city to proceed in Chapter Nine bankruptcy, meaning a resolution to the financial tug-of-war is on the horizon.  The designation protects the city from other suits.  The eventual payouts will be decided in one ... Read More

and / September 3, 2013 10:37 am

Larry Summers: Harvard Professor and 71st Treasury Secretary

Zak Lutz sits down with Larry Summers, Harvard's Charles W. Eliot University Professor, to talk about big government, the debt crisis, climate change, and the recent Harvard cheating scandal.

/ June 11, 2013 11:00 pm

Jason Furman, Matt Damon’s Freshman Roommate, Nominated to Chair the CEA

President Obama nominated current Deputy Director of the NEC Jason Furman to replace Alan Krueger.

/ February 14, 2013 12:48 pm

Moscow and Beijing: The Uneasy Partnership

On the geopolitical stakes of Sino-Russian cooperation.

/ October 15, 2012 1:42 pm

No Easy Answers

The authors’ simplistically institutional and historical account ultimately falls short.

/ September 23, 2012 4:17 pm

The Shutdown: Part 2

Shutting down Strasburg makes sense, and a whole lot of dollars.

/ September 11, 2012 11:31 pm

The Shutdown

The best pitcher on the best team in baseball will sit out the rest of the regular season and the playoffs. And he's healthy.

/ July 8, 2012 5:28 pm

We Need Brown’s Bipartisanship

Scott Brown tries to solve problems instead of throwing stones.

/ February 6, 2012 6:01 pm

Live Blog: A Conversation with Peter Thiel and Niall Ferguson

The HPR reports from a JFK Jr. Forum event with the PayPal co-founder and early Facebook investor.

/ November 10, 2011 10:49 am

The Unintended Consequences of Occupy Harvard

A critical look at the Wednesday night protests.

/ November 10, 2011 10:15 am

An Eye on Occupy Harvard

A journalist's account of Occupy Harvard

and / November 7, 2011 3:49 am

The Particles of Confederation

The federalization of state politics

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