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People in Economics

Minder of the Gaps

Jeremy Clift profiles Laura D'Andrea Tyson, the first woman to head the U.S. Council of Economic Advisers

webcast Tyson on gender equality

webcast Tyson on education

Picture This

Water for People

Natalie Ramírez-Djumena
The global target for safe drinking water has been met but more than 780 million people still lack access to clean water

Back to Basics

What Are Money Markets?

Randall Dodd
They provide a means for lenders and borrowers to satisfy their short-term financial needs

Straight Talk

Age of Austerity

Carlo Cottarelli
Advanced economies face a harsh environment as they chart a course to balanced budgets and lower debt

webcast Fiscal caution

Book Reviews

The Occupy Handbook, Janet Byrne (editor)

podcast Interview with Robin Wells

End This Depression Now! Paul Krugman

An Economist Gets Lunch, Tyler Cowen

Data Spotlight

G7 Borrowing from Abroad

Tamara Razin, Marcelo Dinenzon, and Martin McCanagha
As a share of GDP, the United Kingdom tops the list

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