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Daniela Schwarzer

Daniela Schwarzer

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Daniela Schwarzer, Executive Director for Europe and Eurasia at the Open Society Foundations, is a visiting professor at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

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  1. How to Build the European Political Community
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    How to Build the European Political Community

    Oct 3, 2022 Jean Pisani-Ferry & Daniela Schwarzer urge those attending the EU's upcoming Prague summit to establish ambitious goals and a long-term timetable.

  2. Ursula von der Leyen’s To-Do List
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    Ursula von der Leyen’s To-Do List

    Sep 9, 2019 Daniela Schwarzer says that to boost the European Commission's legitimacy, its new president needs to strengthen its efficiency.

  3. The Lessons of the EU Leadership Fight
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    The Lessons of the EU Leadership Fight

    Jul 4, 2019 Daniela Schwarzer sees the negotiation over Europe's top personnel as indicative of the fundamental challenges they will face.

  4. A Test for Europe’s German Anchor
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    A Test for Europe’s German Anchor

    Sep 26, 2017 Daniela Schwarzer notes that while the center held in Germany's federal election, the policy consensus is weakening.

  5. An External Stability Pact for Europe
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    An External Stability Pact for Europe

    Aug 10, 2009 Daniela Schwarzer

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    Resentment on the Western Front

    Sławomir Sierakowski thinks the Polish public needs a more open and honest conversation about refugees before resentment spirals.
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    Crypto’s Well-Worn Path to Crisis

    Xavier Vives writes that, despite the novelty of the assets, the narrative of FTX’s collapse was established long ago.
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    The Unavoidable Crash

    Nouriel Roubini anticipates a stagflationary debt crisis, owing to a dangerous combination of inflation and over-borrowing.
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    War Over Taiwan?

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. considers whether a deterrence arrangement that has worked for 50 years is still sufficient.
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    The Contested Fed

    James Livingston

    By all accounts, central banks – particularly the Fed, because the dollar is still the world’s dominant currency – already act as investment authorities. But their recent bailouts have exacerbated economic inequality, and have done little or nothing to address climate change.

    reviews three books that, each in its own way, reveal a central truth about the world’s leading central bank.
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    The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Selma Mahfouz identify the risks and short-term costs associated with the energy transition over the next decade.
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    Killing Twitter

    Antara Haldar explains what Elon Musk fundamentally misunderstands about the platform – and about free speech.
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    The Napoleons of Big Tech

    Bill Emmott

    Recent events in the technology sector suggest that investors and lenders should be demanding a premium to cover the risk that a star entrepreneur will become an egomaniacal dictator. With each business cycle, it seems, old lessons must be relearned.

    sees in the industry’s harsh reckoning this year lessons that apparently can’t be learned often enough.
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    The Crypto Emperor’s New Clothes

    The collapse of several crypto platforms this year – including the spectacular crash of the second-largest cryptocurrency exchange, FTX – has raised fundamental questions about the credibility of a digital innovation once hailed as the key to democratizing finance. Has crypto finally been exposed as a scam, or will a new, stronger crypto industry emerge from the current turmoil?

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