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Adeel Malik

Adeel Malik

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Adeel Malik is Associate Professor of Development Economics and Globe Fellow in the Economies of Muslim Societies at the University of Oxford.

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  1. A Tale of Two Middle Easts
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    A Tale of Two Middle Easts

    Sep 12, 2022 Adeel Malik shows how surging commodity prices have had sharply different effects across the region.

  2. How Foreign Powers Could Break Lebanon’s Gridlock
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    How Foreign Powers Could Break Lebanon’s Gridlock

    Jun 15, 2022 Jamal Ibrahim Haidar & Adeel Malik explain how elite failure and global inaction are compounding the country’s economic meltdown.

  3. Shelter from the Middle East’s Perfect Storm
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    Shelter from the Middle East’s Perfect Storm

    Apr 21, 2020 Bassem Awadallah & Adeel Malik show why the Arab world must abandon old models, overcome internal discord, and forge a new regional order.

  4. Turkish Democracy’s Secret Weapon
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    Turkish Democracy’s Secret Weapon

    Jul 26, 2016 Adeel Malik thinks the middle class will keep the post-coup crackdown in check.

  5. Escaping the Middle East’s Violence Trap
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    Escaping the Middle East’s Violence Trap

    May 21, 2015 Adeel Malik & Bassem Awadallah explain why economic cooperation will be necessary for political stability in the region.

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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.
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    Geopolitical Davids and Goliaths

    Harold James considers lessons from smaller countries about how to wield power and influence in the twenty-first century.
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    Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe

    José Manuel Barroso explains why global leaders must focus on creating equitable response mechanisms ahead of the next crisis.
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    Italy’s Next Government Must Tackle Climate Security

    Luca Bergamaschi shows why the country’s politicians can no longer afford to ignore a major threat to national security.
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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

    Laurence Tubiana

    Despite the massive civilian suffering in Ukraine, many countries have been wary of taking sides, owing both to a perception of European double standards and to Russia’s leverage over energy and commodity prices. But while new geopolitical dynamics have complicated climate advocacy, they certainly haven't derailed it.

    sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.
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    The Sting of Climate Risk Is in the Tails

    Mark Cliffe thinks conventional models have overemphasized the long term at the expense of more immediate threats.
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    Should Humanities Professors Be Automated?

    Nicholas Agar considers the implications of recent successes with AI-generated academic research and writing.
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    Should Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits Be Taxed?

    Imposing a one-off tax on energy companies’ extraordinary profits might seem like a no-brainer at a time of soaring inflation, but the idea has more than a few detractors. As policymakers in a growing number of economies move ahead, we asked PS commentators whether they are right to do so.

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    The Global Necessity of American Democracy

    Javier Solana shows why the political health of the United States has become a matter of global concern.

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