Over the years, I’ve written for numerous print publications and websites. Here are some of my favorite articles.
    

The Megaships that Broke Global Trade, Wall Street Journal, October 23, 2020

Can Amazon Be the Next Apple? New York Times, June 20, 2017

Is Slow Productivity Growth Here to Stay? Foreign Affairs, June 12, 2017

End of a golden age, Aeon, February 22, 2017

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Every U.S. president promises to boost economic growth. The catch: no one knows how. Vox, December 22, 2016

The Problem with the U.S. Economy Isn’t Something Politicians Can Fix, Harvard Business Review, November 29, 2016

Why the Economy Doesn’t Roar Anymore, The Wall Street Journal, October 15, 2016

Abandon ShipForeign Affairs, October 5, 2016

The Industrial Revolution that Never Was,” HBR.com, July 18, 2014

When Creative Destruction Visited the Mom-and-Pops,” The Wall Street Journal, October 11, 2013

First U.S. Bank Regulations May Look Strikingly Familiar,” Bloomberg.com, February 25, 2013

Why the 1913 Garment-Worker Strike Was Among the Oddest Ever,” Bloomberg.com, January 15, 2013

How the Postal Service Revolutionized Retailing,” Bloomberg.com, August 23, 2012

How New York Lost the Apparel Business,” Bloomberg.com, April 18, 2012

Why Retailers Don’t Recover from Bankruptcy,” Bloomberg.com, March 7, 2012

How New York Lost the Apparel Business,” Bloomberg.com, April 18, 2012

Why Retailers Don’t Recover from Bankruptcy,” Bloomberg.com, March 7, 2012

Don’t Grieve for the Great A&P,” HBR.org, January 30, 2012

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Imagining a World Without Chain Stores,” The Washington Post, June 10, 2011

Japan’s Disaster and the Manufacturing Meltdown,” ForeignAffairs.com, April 17, 2011

So Much for All This Summitry,” Reuters, June 24, 2010

Financial Reform Gives Insurance a Free Ride,” Reuters, June 21, 2010

Faulty Basel: Why More Diplomacy Won’t Keep the Financial System Safe,” Foreign Affairs, May-June, 2010

How a Box Transformed the World,” Financial Times, April 24, 2006