Daniel Altman

Daniel Altman

Myopia in the Markets

Political instability -- from Turkey to Brazil -- is unnerving investors. Could the focus on short-term gain unsettle the global economy?

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Daniel Altman

The Inefficiency of Inequality

Why America's staggering wealth disparity is an economic problem -- not just a moral one.

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Daniel Altman

The Bad Bargain

Is the declining value of labor behind the dangerous rise in income inequality?

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Daniel Altman

Lemon Law

How crappy used cars explain the chaos in Thailand and Egypt.

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Second Child Syndrome

Is the relaxation of China's one-child policy too little, too late?

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The Dim Sum Dollar Carry Trade

What's driving the boom market in Chinese currency bonds?

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Throw the Bums Out

Could New York City's tough-love school program save the Eurozone?

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A Plan to Save the Republican Party

Breaking up may be hard to do, but it's the GOP's best chance for survival.

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Competitive Chic

The World Economic Forum's big report isn't all it's cracked up to be.

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Can India Keep Growing?

It depends on which India you're talking about.

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Day of Reckoning

The vultures are circling over Argentina's stricken economy. Can it hold off disaster until the next election?

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Dollars, Not Bombs

Can we bribe our way to peace in Syria?

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The Great Asian Sell-Off

Why are investors suddenly fleeing markets in South and Southeast Asia?

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If India's Really Booming, Why Is the Rupee Crashing?

Meet the banker who could save the country's faltering currency.

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Larry Summers, Anger Translator

Is this who you want after Ben Bernanke?

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Peace Dividend

Why China stands to gain the most from the Middle East talks.

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Winter Is Coming ... to the World Cup

Can switching up seasons save the 2022 tournament in Qatar?

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Should the Fed Be More Reserved?

When you can't say what you mean, stop talking.

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The Nearly Foolproof Recipe to Make Poor Countries Richer

It's not what the World Bank's president is cooking up.

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Time for the Little Guys to Bloc Up

When it comes to trade, there's an easy way for small nations to compete.

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The Case Against Socially Responsible Business

Want companies to invest in a better future for society? Keep them focused on their bottom lines.

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Calling Out the Austerians

Why starving the beast will kill the U.S. economy.

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Have It Your Way

Yes, the U.S. health-care system is plagued by distorted prices and incentives. But American consumers are part of the problem.

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Are We Becoming Argentina?

The Republican Party is taking America down a dangerous path.

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If Poverty Ends, Then What?

Why aid organizations should focus on making rich people happy, not making poor people less hungry.

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Daniel Altman

8 Myths About India's Growth

On closer inspection, the Indian miracle turns out to be pretty ordinary after all.

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Daniel Altman

The Economics of War with North Korea

Would fighting Kim Jong Un be worth it?

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Science Unfairness

The war on the pursuit of knowledge is starting to hurt America.

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Daniel Altman

The Euro Is Killing Europe

From Cyprus to Portugal, the common currency has been a disaster.

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