Skidelsky: The Lessons of the Financial Crisis – PS On Point

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A review of the policy debates of the post-crisis years suggests that flawed macroeconomic theories were given too much weight for too long. The result has been slower growth, lost economic capacity, and surplus misery for millions of people around the world.


The Advanced Economies' Lost Decade

The Advanced Economies' Lost Decade

By Robert Skidelsky

Since the 2008 financial crisis, the policy interventions undertaken by governments and central banks have yielded clear successes and failures. But has the lost growth over the past decade taught economic policymakers what they need to know before the next crisis strikes?
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The Promise of Primary Care
The Promise of Primary Care

To address global health challenges like infectious diseases and fragmented care, the world needs to improve the quality of its primary health-care system. To do that, efforts must be made to create reliable sources of accessible, competent, and trusted care that focus on promoting and maintaining health over a lifetime.


Can Liberalism Save Itself?

Can Liberalism Save Itself?

By Jan-Werner Mueller

Liberalism, the set of ideas that has underpinned Western political and economic systems since the Enlightenment, now appears to be in crisis. This has prompted a welcome debate among well-meaning liberals, but it has also opened the door to opportunists who would impose their deeply anti-liberal – and anti-democratic – vision on society.
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