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Rana Foroohar

Rana Foroohar

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The crippling home insurance crisis hitting America

While climate is changing, the model for insurance has not

29.04.2024 10

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The White House knows that the global south has a point

Rich countries espouse active industrial policy at home while continuing to impose outdated policies abroad

23.04.2024 30

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Gold is back — and it has a message for us

The precious metal’s surge may herald a whole new world

15.04.2024 20

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The great American transport crisis tells us something

From the Baltimore bridge collapse to chaos at Boeing, what look like discrete problems are in fact part of a wider dysfunction

07.04.2024 10

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China’s hypocrisy on trade

Complaining about US protectionism to the WTO while protecting your own economy is rich indeed

01.04.2024 20

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Beware AI euphoria

Like all great bubble stories, the latest tech narrative conveys a sense of inevitability

25.03.2024 20

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America (still) has no industrial policy

Subsidies, tariffs and good intentions don’t add up to what is needed

18.03.2024 30

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To surge or not to surge, the algorithm is the question

From rides to burgers, consumers may balk when differential pricing comes to their favourite real-world businesses

10.03.2024 30

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What Super Tuesday tells us about the economy of the mind

Feelings, not facts, will drive the results of upcoming US primaries

04.03.2024 10

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The global trade system is in desperate need of an overhaul

Our understanding of comparative advantage is confused and damaging

25.02.2024 10

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Europe must ask: what if Biden wins in November?

Traditional allies of the US are pondering a response to Trump 2.0 but they need a plan for a Democratic election victory as well

19.02.2024 30

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America now has a high-pressure economy

It’s good for the time being, but you have to wonder what will happen when the valves are released

11.02.2024 20

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The great US-Europe antitrust divide

There are fundamental differences in how the two see corporate concentration

05.02.2024 10

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The financial system needs more capital and less complexity

As the Fed ponders the Basel III rules, we should aim for a regulatory structure that is simple and boring

29.01.2024 7

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Business is starting to think more about ROI than DEI

American companies are changing their approach to diversity and inclusion

22.01.2024 10

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America needs straight talk on trade

Allies are crying out for clarity from the Biden administration, with a clear plan from Trump waiting in the wings

15.01.2024 20

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Content creators fight back against AI

Big Tech receives new round of lawsuits from news providers and others

08.01.2024 30

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Year in a word: De-risking

A softer alternative to ‘decoupling’, which fell out of favour with the G7 this year

01.01.2024 20

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America’s childcare system is broken

The end of pandemic-era childcare subsidies drives home the need for a new form of provision

01.01.2024 10

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The economic year ahead will not be binary

Markets are looking for simplistic yes or no answers to complicated questions

17.12.2023 8

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Tax justice is yet to hit the richest ‘citizens of the world’

A Supreme Court case highlights the difficulties of raising revenue from wealthy people who can park money offshore

11.12.2023 20

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US CEOs start to contemplate Trump, round 2

Executives should think long and hard about what it would mean if the former president is re-elected

03.12.2023 20

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Behold the Ozempic effect on business

A new crop of weight-loss drugs is disrupting markets as well as transforming waistlines

20.11.2023 30

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We must stop AI replicating the problems of surveillance capitalism

There should be less focus on ‘Terminator’-style scenarios and more on economic data disclosure

06.11.2023 10

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How to make free trade fairer

It’s time to change settlement dispute systems that favour multinationals over countries — and their public interest

30.10.2023 10

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Big companies defy expectations to become even bigger

Corporate concentration is linked to price gouging and commodities volatility, according to a new UN report

22.10.2023 10

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Housing remains America’s biggest supply chain problem

Unwittingly exacerbated by the Fed, this inflation story isn’t going anywhere

16.10.2023 20

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US antitrust has reached a turning point

Big cases against Amazon, Google and others come as conditions favour a new approach to enforcement

09.10.2023 5

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Workers could be the ones to regulate AI

As tech titans and lawmakers argue, the Hollywood writers’ strike has shown how employees can set the rules

02.10.2023 30

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Models can mislead us on the impact of global trade

Predictions are only as good as the assumptions on which they depend

25.09.2023 20

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The stakes of the US autoworker strike could not be higher

If Joe Biden can’t bridge the gap between management and labour, Donald Trump could be the winner

18.09.2023 10

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America’s New Right is moving beyond Reaganism

Capitalism is coming in for Republican criticism as a political pivot point emerges

10.09.2023 10

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