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Taylor's The Code of Putinism reviewed in Wall Street Journal

"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.

July 19, 2018

Lovely discusses US-China tariffs in Associated Press, Atlantic, Wash Post, Wall Street Journal

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.

July 19, 2018

Mitra weighs in on India's tariff hikes in Wall Street Journal

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.

February 9, 2018

Hou featured in Wall Street Journal article on potential property tax in China

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.
March 20, 2017

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