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News Clips: Week of Jan. 29 - Feb. 4

Jan 29, 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.

Yellen to join Brookings Institution think tank after stepping down as Federal Reserve chief
Hartford Courant (Alan Blinder)

Yellen heading to Brookings
The Hill (Alan Blinder)

Janet Yellen has a new job
CNN Money (Alan Blinder)

Yellen to start Monday at Brookings Institution, following Bernanke
CNBC (Alan Blinder)

Janet Yellen exits the Fed on Friday amid heavy praise and bitter criticism
CNBC (Alan Blinder)

Yellen, Departing Fed, Will Join Brookings
The New York Times (Alan Blinder)

How China Is Reinventing Its Energy Economy
Science Friday (Denise Mauzerall)

Trump's approval will ensure controversial memo will see the light of day despite warnings from intelligence officials
Los Angeles Times (Julian Zelizer)

A year after Obama, Dems still looking for replacement
The Hill (Julian Zelizer)

The Reason Trump Hasn't Picked an FBI Yes-man
Ozy (Julian Zelizer)

Why Eddie Adams’s Vietnam photo still haunts us 50 years later
Quartz (Julian Zelizer)

How conservatives learned to hate the FBI
POLITICO (Julian Zelizer)

Reince Priebus, Trey Gowdy, Anthony Scaramucci: Sunday guests
Orlando Sentinel (Julian Zelizer)

One of today's 'wokest' moments happened in 1968
CNN (Julian Zelizer)

WJTV12 (Julian Zelizer)

Elite economists are warning cities to stand up to Amazon
Quartz (Alan Krueger)

Full Employment is Not Perfection, Krueger Says
Bloomberg (Alan Krueger)

Call an Amazon Truce, Top Economists Tell Cities Vying for HQ2
Bloomberg (Alan Krueger)

Why Are Death Rates Rising Among White Rural Missourians?
KCUR 89.3 (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Why This Is a Bad Time to Turn a Blind Eye to the Deficit
The Fiscal Times (Alan Blinder)

With Focus On Unemployment, Yellen Led Fed Through Tough Balancing Act
NPR (Alan Blinder)

President should be honest about the State of the Union
Merced Sun-Star (Alan Blinder and Mark Watson)

With Focus On Unemployment, Yellen Led Fed Through Tough Balancing Act
KRCB (Alan Blinder)

Millions of Americans as destitute as the world's poorest? Don't believe it.
Vox (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

American decline
The Ellsworth American (Angus Deaton)

The Bitcoin Threat
Project Syndicate (by Harold James)

Former top US diplomat: Trump is right on Afghanistan, wrong on Pakistan
France 24 (Ryan Crocker)

Third-ranking US diplomat quits in latest departure under Trump
Dhaka Tribune (Ryan Crocker)

Trump ‘Comeback’ Appears To Fester In Polls As Dems Warned — Don’t Get ‘Too Giddy’ Yet After Week Of Turmoil
The Inquisitr (Julian Zelizer)

Trump may be making a comeback
CNN (by Julian Zelizer)

Chinese Government Is Planning To Plant A Forest The Size Of Ireland
Wonderful Engineering (David Wilcove)

The landscape of despair
Hudson Valley One (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

State Dept's most senior career diplomat steps down (Ryan Crocker)

Janet Yellen exits the Ate up Friday amid heavy reward and bitter criticism
Lockport Press (Alan Blinder)

President should be honest about the State of the Union
The Modesto Bee (Alan Blinder and Mark Watson)

Trump Has Got Democrats Right Where He Wants Them
The New York Times (Nolan McCarty)

An incredibly important paper on whether data can ever be "anonymized" and how we should handle release of large data-sets (Ed Felten)

News Coverage Says a Study Claimed Fake News on Facebook Didn’t Affect the Election
Slate (Andrew Guess)

Replacing Newsfeeds for Newspapers: The Detriments of Using Facebook for News
Harvard Political Review (Markus Prior)

Princeton speaker highlights reasons behind human hesitation toward climate change
The Daily Campus (Elke Weber)

Distinguished Alumni: Peter Robinson
The Dartmouth Review (Stephen Kotkin)

The theory and practice of war termination
American Enterprise Institute (Thomas Christensen)

The World Class Poverty in America’s Booming Economy
Nonprofit Quarterly (Angus Deaton)

Opinion: The case for electoral reform
Vancouver Sun (Martin Gilens)

No. 3 U.S. diplomat quits in latest departure under Trump
Reuters (Ryan Crocker)

US raises concern over Iran-backed militia getting involved in Iraqi politics
Al Arabiya English (Ryan Crocker)

America Is Not a Democracy
The Atlantic (Martin Gilens)

Advice to live by, from former NAACP president Ben Jealous
TCNJ (Benjamin Jealous)

Petition asks cities to avert bidding war, refuse tax breaks for Amazon’s HQ2
Daily Republic (Alan Krueger)

The EPA Website ‘Updating To Reflect Priorities Under The Leadership Of President Trump’
Inquisitr (Michael Oppenheimer)

VacZine Analytics releases MarketVIEW: Opioid use disorder vaccines
Cambridge Network (Angus Deaton)

Will Current World Order Survive Without US Power? – Analysis
Eurasia Review (Aaron Friedberg)

Why The Amex Case May Decide The Future Of Two-Sided Markets (Robert Willig)

Petition asks cities to avert bidding war, refuse tax breaks for Amazon’s HQ2
The Seattle Times (Alan Krueger)

Amazon HQ2 finalists should refuse tax breaks, say nearly 100 economists, professors
Venture Beat (Alan Krueger)

12-year study looks at effects of universal basic income (Alan Krueger)

Why Are Death Rates Rising Among White Rural Missourians?
KCUR 89.3 (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

How the GOP Is Turning America Into a Sh*thole Country
Teen Vogue (Angus Deaton)

Nobody Really Knows What Is Causing the Overdose Epidemic, But Here Are A Few Theories
BuzzFeed News (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

America's opioid epidemic is driven by supply
The Economist (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Searching for strategy in Washington's competition with Russa
War on the Rocks (Stephen Kotkin)

Iraq’s Militias Set Their Sights on Political Power
Foreign Policy (Ryan Crocker)

Rep. Joe Kennedy looks to raise profile with Trump response
The Hill (Julian Zelizer)

Vignarajah Drops Legal Effort To Affirm Eligibility To Run for Governor
Bethesda Magazine (Benjamin Jealous)

President Trump delivers first State of the Union address tonight
10,000 Couple (Alan Blinder)

Iraq's militias are setting their sights on power
Chicago Tribune (Ryan Crocker)

Ordoliberalism and the alleged aberration of German economics
Handelsblatt (Harold James)

Trump Unlikely to Change Minds With State of the Union
U.S. News & World Report (Julian Zelizer)

Confident Trump prepares for State of the Union (while dealing with Russia, immigration)
USA Today (Julian Zelizer)

50 Years Later, the Tet Offensive in Vietnam Still Resonates
U.S. News & World Report (Julian Zelizer)

Democrats want to protect special counsel after Trump's flirtation with firing Mueller
The africom (Julian Zelizer)

American Democracy Sold To The Highest Bidder
Social Europe (Martin Gilens)

How much credit should President Trump get for the economy?
Marketplace (Alan Blinder)

Is Extreme Poverty Being Neglected in the US?
The New York Times (Angus Deaton)

Aid and development links: DFAT bureaucracy, Islamic finance, Americans in poverty, and more
The Interpreter (Angus Deaton)

The economic boom is all well and good. But spreading its benefits to everyone will take serious work.
The Washington Post (Martin Gilens)