Trade is good but…

The World Bank has a new Chief Economist- Pinelopi Goldberg. As twitterverse was posting congratulatory messages, a VoxDev article of hers (with Nina Pavcnik) popped up. Interesting snippets from the concluding remarks below: It's hard to conclude the reason behind China's economic success...  First, the massive trade liberalisations were in many instances accompanied by domestic … Continue reading Trade is good but…

Public opinions on ‘Let anyone take a job anywhere’

I recently watched Intelligence Squared's debate on the proposition "Let anyone take a job anywhere". It was a fun watch but more interesting was the voting pattern of the audience. Everyone was asked to vote for which side they were on: For or Against. This was done once at the start of the debate and … Continue reading Public opinions on ‘Let anyone take a job anywhere’