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
Extracting the Signal From the Noise: 7 Tips for Interpreting Macroeconomic Data
Secrets of the bean counters. by Jason Furman
Under the Radar getting social policy done in a divided Washington
Under the radar. by Ron Haskins
Homeownership, Wealth Creation and Financial Stability
Debt bites. by Ed DeMarco
Universal Wage Insurance and Lifetime Retraining Good Ideas Whose Time Has Come
Rx for a riskier job market. by Robert Litan
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.
Not Love, But Maybe Happiness?
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.