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Elizabeth Drew

Elizabeth Drew

Writing for PS since 2015
69 commentaries
1 videos & podcasts

Elizabeth Drew is a Washington-based journalist and the author, most recently, of Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon's Downfall.

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  1. Can Biden Govern?
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    Can Biden Govern?

    Mar 15, 2021 Elizabeth Drew says now that the US Senate has passed the COVID-19 rescue plan, the filibuster is set to become a political issue.

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    Will the Productivity Revolution Be Postponed?

    Barry Eichengreen

    US President Joe Biden clearly has bet on faster productivity growth to pay for his $4.1 trillion American Jobs Plan and American Families Plan. But history suggests that any acceleration of productivity growth is likely to be delayed – perhaps by decades.

    draws a parallel between the present and the decades preceding and following the 1918-20 influenza pandemic.
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    Waking the Norwegian Green Giant

    Mariana Mazzucato & Rainer Kattel

    As one of the world's leading exporters of natural gas, Norway faces a unique challenge in a world that is increasingly moving away from fossil fuels. The country has all the financial, technological, and human resources it needs to thrive in a decarbonized future; what's missing is policy leadership.

    explain how the country can use its oil wealth to lead, rather than undermine, the clean-energy transition.
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