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Anatole Kaletsky

Anatole Kaletsky

Writing for PS since 1995
78 commentaries
3 videos & podcasts

Anatole Kaletsky, Chief Economist and Co-Chairman of Gavekal Dragonomics, is the author of Capitalism 4.0: The Birth of a New Economy in the Aftermath of Crisis (PublicAffairs, 2011).

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  1. The Global Echoes of a British Near-Collapse
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    The Global Echoes of a British Near-Collapse

    Oct 11, 2022 Anatole Kaletsky identifies four features of the UK’s new economic policy that other countries may end up considering.

  2. Will Truss Rehabilitate Keynes?
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    Will Truss Rehabilitate Keynes?

    Sep 6, 2022 Anatole Kaletsky cautions against dismissing the incoming British prime minister’s radically unorthodox economic-policy agenda.

  3. Why Are Financial Markets So Complacent?
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    Why Are Financial Markets So Complacent?

    Aug 1, 2022 Anatole Kaletsky thinks investors’ current overconfidence about the global economy’s prospects reflects four cognitive biases.

  4. An Interview with Anatole Kaletsky
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    An Interview with Anatole Kaletsky

    Jan 19, 2021 Anatole Kaletsky highlights three reasons Joe Biden could govern effectively, offers a bleak outlook for post-Brexit Britain, and identifies the biggest investment risks on the horizon.

  5. Why Biden Can Overcome Political Gridlock
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    Why Biden Can Overcome Political Gridlock

    Nov 13, 2020 Anatole Kaletsky sees five reasons why the US president-elect is in a stronger position than the conventional wisdom admits.

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    Hell in the Holy Land

    Carl Bildt fears that the stage is set for another major violent conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.
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    The Fed Must Not Flinch

    Michael R. Strain urges the US central bank to continue raising interest rates, despite signs of financial-sector fragility.
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    Reimagining Development

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng argue that grassroots engagement and social enterprise are crucial to achieving countries' aspirations.
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    What the World Bank Can Do About Climate Change

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg explains how the institution can maximize its contribution to the global net-zero agenda.
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    Richard Haass on Russia, Taiwan, and US democracy

    Richard Haass explains what caused the Ukraine war, urges the West to scrutinize its economic dependence on China, proposes ways to reverse the dangerous deterioration of democracy in America, and more.
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    Price Stability vs. Financial Stability?

    Willem H. Buiter

    If the US Federal Reserve raises its policy interest rate by as much as is necessary to rein in inflation, it will most likely further depress the market value of the long-duration securities parked on many banks' balance sheets. So be it.

    thinks central banks can achieve both, despite the occurrence of a liquidity crisis amid high inflation.
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    Fifty Years of Floating Currencies

    Jeffrey Frankel

    The half-century since the official demise of the Bretton Woods system of fixed exchange rates has shown the benefits of what replaced it. While some may feel nostalgic for the postwar monetary system, its collapse was inevitable, and what looked like failure has given rise to a remarkably resilient regime.

    explains why the shift toward exchange-rate flexibility after 1973 was not a policy failure, as many believed.
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    What Do America’s Spies Really Think About China?

    Kent Harrington thinks the intelligence community’s annual threat assessment should have delved deeper on the issue.
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    Waking Up to the World’s Water Crisis

    Quentin Grafton, et al. see three overarching priorities for the first global water conference in almost a half-century.

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