• Can Joe Biden make America great again?

    20 January 2021

    Joe Biden will be inaugurated as the 46th US president today. He will take the reins of a seemingly polarised country, with many Americans holding opposing views on a wide range of questions, including the integrity of their election system. These apparent divisions did not appear overnight. Culture and identity may be important factors, but they will not be the focus of this note. Instead, we will outline some broad economic trends over recent decades, such as increased income and...