Wilson School Professor Carles Boix explores the ins and the outs of the Catalonian independence movement, via foreignaffairsmagazine
Over the past few years, the number of Catalans who wish for independence from Spain has skyrocketed. Until the early 2000s, a steady 10–15 percent supported independence; now, according to recent opinion polls, that percentage is closer to 50 (with 30 percent opposing and the rest either abstaining or offering no opinion).
Princeton’s Class of 2018 marched through FitzRandolph Gate following Opening Exercises on Sunday, September 7, 2014, cheered on by fellow students, alumni, friends and family. After a barbecue, the day ended on a high note with the traditional Freshman Step Sing. Read more.
Congratulations to WWS’ Atif Mian for being named to The POLITICO 50! via politico
The country needed a bailout—the government just chose the wrong one. That’s the case economists Atif Mian and Amir Sufi made this year in a book aiming to rewrite the story of the recession—and what our politicians should have done about it. If they’re right, future crises may be handled entirely differently.