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People in Economics

Undercover Operator

Simon Willson profiles Maria Ramos, academic-turned-Treasury mandarin who had a central role in stabilizing South Africa’s budget even as the country’s first majority government strove to fulfill big-spending election pledges

Picture This

Reducing Child Mortality

Delfin S. Go
Despite progress, mortality rates of children under age 5 remain unacceptably high

Back to Basics

What Constitutes Unemployment?

Ceyda Oner

Book Reviews

No Precedent, No Plan: Inside Russia’s 1998 Default, Martin Gilman

The Enigma of Capital And the Crises of Capitalism David Harvey

Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance, Nouriel Roubini and Stephen Mihm

Data Spotlight

Coping with Capital Inflow Surges

Annamaria Kokenyne
In response to recent inflow surges, some emerging markets are again using capital controls

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