Fourth Quarter 2016

Fourth Quarter 2016

Brazil’s Hard Road to Affluence

Say it ain’t so, Lula. by Robert Looney

Free Trade Under Fire

Real problem, wrong fix. by Ed Dolan

Letter From Bolivia

Sensible socialists? by Charles Castaldi

The Euro and the Battle of Ideas

Markus K. Brunnermeier, Harold James and Jean-Pierre Landau explain why the Euro mess isn’t going away.

Summary of this Issue

The third-quarter Milken Institute Review is now available. This issue features articles by jason furman, who offers a rare glimpse into the difficulties of analyzing macroeconomic data and using it to predict growth, unemployment and inflation; robert litan, who offers initiatives that could make a big difference in the lives of middle-income Americans who rightly fear for their jobs; and ron haskins, who rebuts the conventional wisdom that partisan politics has blocked all cooperation between Congress and the Obama White House, and offers a menu for possible policy collaboration on social issues after the election.