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Book review of Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence

Central Banker Features Paul Volcker New York Times Book Review “And now, with the arrival of “Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence,” Paul A. Volcker has finally been awarded a meticulous historical account of exactly how he reached his exalted position.” … Continue reading

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New book on Paul Volcker’s influence on economic history

When Volcker Ruled The Wall Street Journal September 7, 2012 Book review of: Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence by William L. Silber Featuring: Paul Volcker, Belfer Center International Council member Topic: Volcker’s influence on economic history “Whoever wins the election in … Continue reading

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Charles G. Cogan reviews The Wars of Afghanistan: Messianic Terrorism, Tribal Conflicts, and the Failures of Great Powers

The Wars of Afghanistan Foreign Policy September 15, 2011 Book review by: Charles G. Cogan, associate with the Belfer Center’s International Security Program Topic: Review of The Wars of Afghanistan: Messianic Terrorism, Tribal Conflicts, and the Failures of Great Powers … Continue reading

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Review of Calestous Juma’s book, The New Harvest

“The New Harvest: Agricultural Innovation in Africa” – Towards Food Security in Kenya The Global Herald August 11, 2011 Featured: Calestous Juma, director of the Center’s Science, Technology, and Globalization Project; principal investigator, Agricultural Innovation in Africa; member of the … Continue reading

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