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Recent Op-eds

Roman Frydman and Edmund Phelps
Wall Street Journal
April 7, 2020

Roman Frydman and Edmund Phelps
Project Syndicate
March 23, 2020

Edmund Phelps
Project Syndicate
November 22, 2019

Edmund Phelps
Thrive Global
May 1, 2019

Edmund Phelps 
Project Syndicate.
(Chinese Translation in Sina Finance: here)
January 23, 2019

Edmund Phelps
China Daily
January 8, 2019

Edmund Phelps
Wall Street Journal
October 30, 2018

"The Need for a Global Patent Market"
With Eskil Ullberg
Project Syndicate
August 6, 2018

March 23, 2018

"Will China Out-Innovate the West?"
 Project Syndicate
March 5, 2018

"Economic Policymaking in the Age of Trump"
Project Syndicate
January 26, 2018

"Why it’s impossible to predict the effect of the tax bill on investment and growth"
With Roman Frydman
December 20, 2017

"Nothing Natural About the Natural Rate of Unemployment"
Project Syndicate
November 2, 2017

"La réussite, le vrai moteur du « rêve américain »"
Le Monde
September 13, 2017

"This Thing Called the American Dream"
Project Syndicate
August 28, 2017

"Give Us Grassroots Innovation"
Axios, Expert Voices
July 17, 2017

"A Good Economy for China" [Russian Translation]
Economics and Mathematical Methods
April 19, 2017

 "Trump, Corporatism, and the Dearth of Innovation,"  [Spanish Translation]
El Tiempo
March 19, 2017

"Trump, Corporatism, and the Dearth of Innovation" 
Project Syndicate
January 17, 2017

"Hard Truths About Easy Money"
 The Wall Street Journal
September 8, 2016

“A Good Economy for China”

Project Syndicate

June 17, 2016


"Supply Side, Demand Side, or Innovation Side?"
 Project Syndicate
May 19, 2016

"The Foundations of Greece's Failed Economy"
Project Syndicate
September 4, 2015

"What Greece Needs to Prosper"
Project Syndicate
August 6, 2015

"What Is Wrong with the West's Economies?"
The New York Review of Books
July 23, 2015

"Why Debt Relief Won't Solve Greece's Problems"
The World Post
July 13, 2015 

"Europe, Remake Thyself!" 
 Politico Europe
April 30, 2015

"Europe, America and China Have the Same Economic Problem" 
 Boao Review
March 23, 2015

"Europe is a continent that has run out of ideas"
Financial Times
March 3, 2015

"Teaching Economic Dynamism" 
Project Syndicate
September 2, 2014

"Meno Innovazione, piu disuguaglianza" 
Edmund Phelps NYT Opinionator piece, "Less Innovation, More Inequality"
Il Sole
July 24, 2013

"Central Banking Needs Rethinking"
Edmund Phelps and Amar Bhide 
Wall Street Journal
July 17, 2013

"Less Innovation, More Inequality"
 New York Times Opinionator
February 25, 2013

"Germany is right to ask for austerity"
Financial Times
July 20, 2012

"Blaming Capitalism for Corporatism"
By Saifedean Ammous and Edmund Phelps
Project Syndicate
January 31, 2012

"How we can avoid another Mediterranean Crisis"
 Financial Times
January 11, 2012
"Versucht es mal mit Kapitalismus"
Financial Times Deutschland
August 24, 2011

"Corporatist economies in North Africa and the West”
 Deutchland Financial Times
August 24, 2011

"More Harm than Good: How the IMF's business model sabotages properly functioning capitalism."
By Amar Bhidé and Edmund Phelps
July 11, 2011

"The Corporatist Threat to the Arab Spring"
Ideas section, Le Monde
Republished in English on May 31st in Project Syndicate
May 25, 2011

"Tunisians set off on the road from serfdom"
By Saifedean Ammous and Edmund Phelps
Comment, Financial Times International
January 25, 2011

"Who Killed the Economy"
 Newsweek International
January 23, 2011

"The Economy Needs a Bit of Ingenuity"
The New York Times
August 7, 2010

"Der Staat kann den Wohlstand gezielt fordern"
March 10, 2010

Letter to the G20
Edmund Phelps
Center on Capitalism and Society
February 15, 2010

"Don't Look to Europe, The U.S. Needs Rehab Capitalism"
Commentary, CNBC.com
January 26, 2010

"The Road to Prosperity and Sound Markets"
Project Syndicate
December 8, 2009

"A fruitless clash of economic opposites"
Financial Times
November 2, 2009

"Getting Serious about Job Creation: Part 1"
By Aaron Edlin and Edmund Phelps
Volume 6, Issue 5 (Mar 2009)
The Economists' Voice, Berkeley Electronic Press
April 27, 2009

"Uncertainty bedevils the best system"
Comment, Financial Times
April 15, 2009

"Rewarding Work"
Hopes for the Obama Presidency
 The Wall Street Journal
January 21, 2009

"Does Capitalism Have a Future?"
 Project Syndicate
December 1, 2008

"The Right Way to Rebuild Georgia"
By Edmund Phelps and Garciana del Castillo
Real Clear World
November 12, 2008

"Keynes had no sure cure for slumps"
Financial Times
November 4, 2008

"Dear Mr. President"
By Katie Paul
Comment, Newsweek
October 21, 2008

"We must not rely only on the rosiest ratings"
By Roman Frydman and Michael Goldberg and Edmund Phelps
Fiancial Times
October 19, 2008

"We Need to Recapitalize the Banks"
The Wall Street Journal
October 1, 2008

"In search of a more dynamic economy"
 Financial Times
Monday, June 21st, 2008

"Our Uncertain Economy"
The Wall Street Journal
Friday, March 14th, 2008