Colombano, Joe

Learning from the World

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: A New Approach to Redevelop America
Joe Colombano, Aniket Shah

Part I. Macroeconomic Challenges

2. Global Financial Integration, China, and the Role of America
Ning Zhu

3. A Lesson from the South for Fiscal Policy in the US and Other Advanced Countries1
Jeffrey Frankel

4. Breaking through on Job Creation
Bill Drayton

5. Taming Deficits: Automatic Debt Brakes and Participatory Democracy in Switzerland
Thomas Held, Simon Ingold

Part II. Institutional Framework and Policy Tools

6. The German Labor Market in the Great Recession: Lessons for Other Countries
Felix Hüfner, Andreas Wörgötter, Caroline Klein

7. A New Housing Finance System for the US? Lessons from the Danish Model
Morten Baekmand Nielsen, Jesper Berg

8. For a National Investment Bank1
Robert Skidelsky, Felix Martin

Part III. Infrastructure, Innovation, and Competitiveness

9. Boosting Export Growth: Lessons from Korea
Abraham Kim, Whitney Haring-Smith

10. Smart Cities, Smart US: International Models
Nashid Nabian

11. Brazil: An Emerging Economic Power Committed to Sustainability
Emma Torres, Sérgio Besserman Vianna, Kevin Currey

Part IV. Social Policies

12. Health for America: European Arguments for a Paradigm Shift
B Serdar Savaş, Tomris Cesuroglu

13. Closing the Health Gap: Lessons from Africa
Prabhjot Singh

14. National Education Policy and Programs: Insights from Finland
Timo Lankinen, Kristiina Kumpulainen

15. For a Human Rights Approach to Health and Housing: Lessons from Japan and the Netherlands
Mila Rosenthal

16. What has Caused America’s Economic Inequality and What Does it Mean for America’s Future?
Zachary Michaelson

Part V. Policy and Values

17. The Listening State
Christian Madsbjerg

18. The Economic Opportunity of Improving Peace in the United States
Steve Killelea, Camilla Schippa

19. Individual Freedom in a Gandhian Perspective
Sudarshan Iyengar

20. Dialog on the Destinies of Nations
Karma Ura

21. The America We Want
Joe Colombano, Aniket Shah

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Public Policy, International Economics, Development Economics, Regional/Spatial Science, History of the Americas, Political Economy

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