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Antara Haldar

Antara Haldar

Writing for PS since 2019
30 commentaries
1 videos & podcasts

Antara Haldar, Associate Professor of Empirical Legal Studies at the University of Cambridge, is a visiting faculty member at Harvard University and the principal investigator on a European Research Council grant on law and cognition.

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  1. Shock Therapy Killed Navalny
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Feb 29, 2024 Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.

  2. Populism’s Great Replacement of Economics
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    Populism’s Great Replacement of Economics

    Feb 1, 2024 Antara Haldar urges policymakers to heed Karl Polanyi’s warning that the economy cannot be “disembedded” from society.

  3. Look East to Fix Climate Governance
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    Look East to Fix Climate Governance

    Jan 2, 2024 Antara Haldar explains how cultural wisdom and a key institutional innovation salvaged a doomed summit.

  4. The Twilight Zone of Economics
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    The Twilight Zone of Economics

    Dec 4, 2023 Antara Haldar uses Nobel laureate Robert J. Shiller’s work to buttress the case for a behavioral approach to economics.

  5. Antara Haldar on behavioral economics, development models, global governance, and more
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    Antara Haldar on behavioral economics, development models, global governance, and more

    Nov 28, 2023 Antara Haldar advocates a radical rethink of development, explains what went right at the recent AI Safety Summit, highlights the economics discipline’s shortcomings, and more.

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    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
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    Alexei Navalny Did Not Die for Nothing

    Ian Buruma

    The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.

    highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.
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    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
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    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
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    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.
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    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.

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