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China Isn’t Quite the Economic Headache Presidential Candidates Want it To Be

Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump take aim at China for U.S. economic woes. But reality paints a more nuanced picture.

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Africa’s Boom Is Over

Africa was never going to get far without manufacturing — and it can’t do so under today’s trade and investment treaties.

US-British microeconomist Angus Deaton speaks during a press conference after winning the Nobel Prize for Economics at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, on October 12, 2015. Deaton won the Nobel Economics Prize for groundbreaking work using household surveys to show how consumers, particularly the poor, decide what to buy and how policymakers can help them. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Why Angus Deaton Deserved the Nobel Prize in Economics

For development economists like me, Deaton was a revolutionary and a visionary.

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