Favorite Books of 2020
Nine of my favorite reads from 2020.
What is happening?
A lot is happening very quickly. The initial conditions at the onset of the pandemic — in domestic and international political economy — are quite germane. And the extraordinary scale, scope, and speed of the monetary and fiscal responses carry a slew of long-term consequences — some known, some unknown; some intended, some not so much. It’s all quite…
Globalization in the Age of American Primacy
A syllabus for an international political economy course I developed in 2016.
Lagos: Reflections on the Epicenter of the Frontier Market Phenomenon
Nigeria is not a great country. It is one of the most disorderly nations in the world. It is one of the most corrupt, insensitive, inefficient places under the sun … It is dirty, callous, noisy, ostentatious, dishonest and vulgar. In short, it is among the most unpleasant places on earth!1 It’s dirty and an…