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News Clips: Week of Feb. 12 - 18

Feb 12, 2018

The following is a compilation of media clips in which WWS faculty members have been mentioned, cited or quoted. This list is updated weekly. If an item is missing, please email, and we will add it promptly.

Here's how new Fed chief Powell is changing things up
American Banker (Alan Blinder)

Powell seeks to bury era of Fed 'barons' in tapping wider staff
Gulf Times (Alan Blinder)

A Closer Look At Stocks, Interest Rates and Inflation Links (Alan Blinder)

Alec Ross Brews Unconventional Pick for Running Mate
Maryland Matters (Benjamin Jealous)

Md. gubernatorial candidate chooses lesbian running mate
Washington Blade (Benjamin Jealous)

Ross Chooses Denizens Brewing Co-Owner as Gubernatorial Running Mate
Bethesda Magazine (Benjamin Jealous)

Universal Basic Income: Under-55s should ALL be given 10,000 pounds, RSA says
EveningStandard (Angus Deaton)

Basic income plan proposed in the UK where everyone under 55 gets $14,000
CNBC (Angus Deaton)

Economic growth, happiness go hand-in-hand, says Nobel laureate
The Telegraph (Angus Deaton)

Qatar - Powell seeks to bury era of Fed 'barons' in tapping wider staff
Menafin (Alan Blinder)

With the US pursuing fossil fuels, alternative, renewable forms of energy could be an even bigger boon to China
Kera News (Denise Mauzerall)

Economists and Urbanists Call on Cities to Sign Amazon "Non-Aggression Pact"
Nonprofit Quarterly (Alan Krueger)

The gig economy: Here's what it is and why southcentral Pa. workers are joining it
York Daily Record (Alan Krueger)

In Promoting Green Behaviors, Pride Beats Guilt
Pacific Standard (Elke Weber)

How the global aid industry lost its way
The Times (Angus Deaton)

Trump and the GOP are making the Republican brand toxic for a generation
CNN (by Julian Zelizer)

Oklahoma libertarian: Top-two primaries are bad for democracy
NewsOK (Nolan McCarty)

War clouds gather over Munich Security Conference
World Socialist Web Site (G. John Ikenberry)

Is Europe bold enough to counter US ambivalence?
DW (G. John Ikenberry)

Here's How New Fed Chief Powell Is Changing Things Up
Bloomberg (Alan Blinder)

Malls and the future of American retail
Curbed (Alison Isenberg)

How to Balance Skills-Based and Family-Based Immigration
National Review (Marta Tienda)

Why Is It So Hard for Democracy to Deal With Inequality?
The New York Times (Nolan McCarty)

Congress sends out warning of China’s rising strength, says US must be ready to counter
American Military News (Aaron Friedberg)

"Planet Will Warm Beyond Key Limit, Very High Risk," Warns Leaked UN Climate Report
NDTV (Michael Oppenheimer)

Leaked U.N. climate report sees ‘very high risk’ the planet will warm beyond key limit
The Washington Post (Michael Oppenheimer)

'The Growth Delusion' book review: A pointless tirade against GDP
Business-Standard (Angus Deaton)

Syria's War Is Fueling Three More Conflicts
Assyrian International News Agency (Ryan Crocker)

At Olympics, North Korean Atrocities Overlooked by South, Overplayed by US
Voice of America (Gary Bass)

Report: Bail requirements, pre-trial detentions can hurt poor Blacks who are accused of crimes
The Final Call (Will Dobbie)

When an Echo Chamber Gets Worked Up About Echo Chambers
Reason (Andrew Guess)

By 2100 Cities Are Going To Become Unbearably Warm
Huffington Post (Michael Oppenheimer)

By 2100, arid cities will suffer from more severe heat waves than temperate cities
ScienceDaily (Michael Oppenheimer)

Au Pair Class Action Could Upend Decades-Old Program
Bloomberg Businessweek (Alan Krueger)

US gets real about China
Nikkei Asian Review (Aaron Friedberg)

Dolly the sheep: 15 years after her death, cloning still has the power to shock?
Independent (Lee Silver)

The denialists
The News International (blog) (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Trump Can Do No Right: Human Rights Edition
Commentary (Gary Bass)

Fake news and bots may be worrisome, but their political power is overblown
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Andrew Guess)

Ukraine’s Own Government Is Trying to Derail the Fight Against Corruption
WPR (Grigore Pop-Eleches)

Harvard’s Next President: Another ‘White Male Economist Named Larry’
The Chronicle of Higher Education (Shirley Tilghman)

Science research loses out if the flawed career structure puts people off
Wellcome Trust (Shirley Tilghman)

Lacklustre recovery down to pre-crisis factors – research
Central Banking (Mark Watson)

Opioids adding to a 'death of despair' epidemic
LehighValleyLive (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

How Ben Jealous Turns Anger Into Action
Washingtonian (Benjamin Jealous)

Harvard names Lawrence S. Bacow as 29th president
The Harvard Gazette (Shirley Tilghman)

Princeton University commissions designer Walter Hood for Scudder Plaza installation on Woodrow Wilson’s legacy
Planet Princeton (Cecilia Rouse)

Is India ready to embrace the gig economy?
Livemint (Alan Krueger)

How broadcast TV networks covered climate change in 2017
Media Matters for America (Michael Oppenheimer)

Millions of Americans Are Among the Poorest People in the World (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Stalin Waiting For Hitler 1928-1941 review: Stalin needs allies and forms pact with Hitler
Express (Stephen Kotkin)