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By in Economy on August 19, 2020
ECONOMY • Analysis
Political theorists have been worrying about mob rule for 2,000 years
January 16, 2021
Plato’s “Republic” was, in part, a meditation on the evils of mob rule
Why everyone is now an options trader
January 16, 2021
On average last year almost 30m equity options changed hands each day
Economic Analysis

Progress on US jobs reverses in December as labor market remains in bad shape
January 8, 2021
The US economy lost 9 million jobs in 2020, the second worst year since 1940 for job loss on a percentage basis. Overall, the unemployment rate averaged 8.1 percent, the seventh worst year since 1948. That the coronavirus pandemic resulted in merely a bad recession instead of an unprecedented...
Economic Research
Economy: Targeted support, sustainable macroeconomic policy and structural reforms will strengthen recovery in Turkey
January 14, 2021
The COVID-19 crisis has hit Turkey’s people and economy hard. Well-designed support to households and firms that is aligned with a return to macroeconomic stability, and reforms to improve competition and labour laws, institutions and business would help to build a lasting recovery, according to a new OECD report.
Economic Views
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics With David Malpass
January 14, 2021
World Bank President David Malpass discusses global economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics brings the world's foremost economic policymakers and scholars to address members on current topics in international economics and U.S. monetary policy. This meeting series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.
Paul C. Warnke Lecture on International Security: The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty—Reducing the Threat of Nuclear Weapons
January 13, 2021
The United Nations is expected to hold the tenth Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference in 2021, following its spring 2020 postponement. In this event, panelists discuss the status of the treaty, which has facilitated nonproliferation cooperation for more than fifty years, including the major accomplishments of its signatories and the challenges they face. The Paul C. Warnke Lecture on International Security was established in 2002 and is endowed by a number of Council members and the family and friends of Paul C. Warnke. The lecture commemorates his legacy of courageous service to the nation and international peace.