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Exclusive: Even Pokémon Go used by extensive Russian-linked meddling effort

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2 mentions5 days ago
One Russian-linked campaign posing as part of the Black Lives Matter movement used Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr and Pokémon Go and even contacted some reporters in an effort to ...

Declining Japanese long-term interest rates and implications for monetary policy

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A declining trend in long-term interest rates is a phenomenon that has been observed in many advanced economies since the 1990s, including in Japan, the US, and Europe. Especially after ...

Nobel Prize awarded to Richard Thaler

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This is a prize that is easy to understand.It is a prize for behavioral economics, for the ongoing importance of psychology in economic decision-making, and for “Nudge,” his famous and ...

The problem is the prices

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On September 28, 2016, a 3-year-old girl named Elodie Fowler slid into an MRI machine at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, California. Doctors wanted to better understand a ...

Rethinking Macroeconomic Policy

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Upcoming Streaming Event PIIE Webcast, Washington, DCThe Peterson Institute will hold a conference on "Rethinking Macroeconomic Policy," coordinated by Olivier Blanchard, PIIE C. Fred Bergsten Senior Fellow, and Lawrence H.