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About Alberto Alesina

Alberto Alesina is a Professor in the Economics Department at Harvard University. His primary fields of interest are political economy, monetary and fiscal policy, and macroeconomics.

Articles by Alberto Alesina

This week’s World Forum for Democracy 2017 editors

Georgios Kolliarakis

Georgios Kolliarakis political scientist, is a senior researcher at the University of Frankfurt.

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Introducing this week’s theme: Media, parties and populism.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Inequality and happiness: are Europeans and Americans different?

Europeans dislike inequality whereas in the US, only rich leftists do. So argue three economists for whom happiness can not only be experienced, but measured.
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