"The Code of Putinism," written by Brian Taylor, a professor in the Department of Political Science, "provides a sober-minded account of how Mr. Putin came to lead Russia and why his almost czar-like role today bodes ill for Russia’s future," according to the book review.
Mary Lovely, professor of economics, explains why lower-income consumers, who tend to buy more goods from countries such as China, might end up feeling squeezed more than their higher-income counterparts.
Instead of raising tariffs India should have emulated China by reforming labor laws and maintaining a low-tariff regime on intermediate goods to attract export-oriented global manufacturing firms, according to Devashish Mitra, Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs.
Yilin Hou, professor of public administration and international affairs, says China should introduce a property tax—"the earlier the better"—to stabilize the real-estate roller coaster of recent years. Read more in The Wall Street Journal article, "China Kicks Property Tax to the Curb--For Now.