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Jeffrey Frankel

Professor

Jeffrey Frankel is Professor of Capital Formation and Growth at Harvard University.

Jeffrey Frankel
15 Jun 2018

Protectionist Pedigree

Contrary to popular belief, Trump's tariffs are not an unprecedented departure from historical Republican orthodoxy.

15 Jun 2018
28 Jul 2017

Obamacare hangs on

Republicans have been promising to "repeal and replace" it, but when the first vote came, several Republican senators rebelled at the replacement.

28 Jul 2017
16 Jan 2017

Upon reflection...

Mr Obama's popularity sagged during much of his eight-year presidency, but he departs with higher approval ratings than most presidents achieve.

16 Jan 2017
Upon reflection...
13 Aug 2015

It's time to overhaul the price of fuel

World oil prices, which have been highly volatile during the last decade, have fallen more than 50% over the past year. The economic effects have been negative overall for oil-exporting countries, and positive for oil-importing countries. But what about effects that are not directly economic?

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