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Financial Freedom Comes Paycheck-to-Paycheck. Why Doesn’t the EITC?


BY CALEB GERBITZ The ladder to financial freedom depends on the promise that if a family saves a portion of every paycheck, over time they will climb the ladder to economic independence. Unfortunately, for many working families, monthly paychecks fall short of covering necessities, let alone savings. They can’t reach the first rung. Today, the […]

Rich Country or Poor Country, Invest in Infrastructure


How can we pursue faster, more resilient growth when economies are weighed down by structural deficiencies across the board? Infrastructure investment.

The Gaps in India’s Growth Story


BY MALINI BOSE At the World Bank Spring Meetings this year, Raghuram Rajan, the head of India’s central bank christened India a “one-eyed king in the land of the blind” when asked to comment on the rapidly-growing Indian economy in the context of flagging global growth. The country’s growth-focused government did not approve—Finance Minister Arun […]

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