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Jayati Ghosh

Jayati Ghosh

Writing for PS since 2018
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Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is a member of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Advisory Board on Effective Multilateralism.

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  1. Davos Man Must Pay
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    Davos Man Must Pay

    Jan 16, 2023 Jayati Ghosh calls on participants of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting to support raising taxes on the super-rich.

  2. Financial Deglobalization Must Come Next
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    Financial Deglobalization Must Come Next

    Dec 19, 2022 Jayati Ghosh thinks low- and middle-income economies need to break free from international capital markets.

  3. The Monetary Tightening Trap
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    The Monetary Tightening Trap

    Nov 15, 2022 Jayati Ghosh urges policymakers to fight the current bout of inflation, not the one that Paul Volcker confronted in 1979.

  4. India’s Self-Inflicted Economic Catastrophe
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    India’s Self-Inflicted Economic Catastrophe

    Oct 20, 2022 Jayati Ghosh highlights the colossal economic damage caused by the central government’s response to COVID-19.

  5. Curbing Commodity-Market Speculation
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    Curbing Commodity-Market Speculation

    Aug 10, 2022 Jayati Ghosh calls for measures to limit the damaging price volatility fueled by hedge funds and other financial traders.

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    Utopia or Bust

    J. Bradford DeLong considers our options for both expanding and effectively slicing the proverbial economic pie.
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    Germany’s Reckoning

    Helmut K. Anheier

    Germany is now grappling with a host of difficult questions about its place in the world, the nature of its politics, and its most cherished values. For a pacifist society in a new age of conflict and war, everything must change if things are to remain the same.

    traces the contours of the country's debate, triggered by the Ukraine war, about its strategic future.
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    Preempting a Generative AI Monopoly

    Diane Coyle urges policymakers to take steps to counter the anti-competitive implications of a rapidly emerging market.
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    Japan’s Strategic Imperative

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. sees the country doubling down on its best option for ensuring national security and regional stability.
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    China’s Savings Conundrum

    Zhang Jun explains why – and how – the country must stimulate household consumption to achieve a robust recovery.
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    The Flight of the Inflation Hawks

    Though the US Federal Reserve’s first interest-rate hike of 2023 is smaller than those that preceded it, policymakers have signaled that more increases are on the way, despite slowing price growth. But there is good reason to doubt the utility – and fear the consequences – of continued rate hikes, on both sides of the Atlantic.

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    How to Transform African Agriculture

    Safia Boly & Omid Kassiri identify four principles that could help governments across the continent boost food security.
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    Making Ukrainian Victory Possible

    Josep Borrell explains why continued military support and other forms of assistance remain critical.
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    Death or Glory in Russia

    Slavoj Žižek traces the religious and intellectual roots of the Kremlin’s increasingly morbid war propaganda.

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