Skip to main content

Mohamed A. El-Erian

Mohamed A. El-Erian

Writing for PS since 2010
164 commentaries

Mohamed A. El-Erian, President of Queens’ College at the University of Cambridge, is a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the author of The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability, and Avoiding the Next Collapse (Random House, 2016) and a co-author (with Gordon Brown, Michael Spence, and Reid Lidow) of Permacrisis: A Plan to Fix a Fractured World (Simon & Schuster, 2023).

Sort by: Show:
  1. Will the US Economy Drive Global Growth this Year?
    elerian164_ANGELA WEISSAFP via Getty Images_nyse Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images

    Will the US Economy Drive Global Growth this Year?

    Feb 26, 2024 Mohamed A. El-Erian explains why economists and investors are far too optimistic about America’s near-term prospects.

  2. Don’t Extrapolate Last Year’s Trends for the Global Economy
    elerian163_Michael M. SantiagoGetty Images_global economy Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

    Don’t Extrapolate Last Year’s Trends for the Global Economy

    Jan 11, 2024 Mohamed A. El-Erian sees several reasons why markets’ current optimistic mood will sour by the end of the year.

  3. The Growing Risk of Global Disorder
    elerian162_ BRENDAN SMIALOWSKIAFP via Getty Images_biden BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images

    The Growing Risk of Global Disorder

    Dec 14, 2023 Mohamed A. El-Erian highlights two recent developments that have undermined the legitimacy of American leadership.

  4. Beware the New Consensus on the Global Economy
    elerian161_Getty Images_global economy Getty Images

    Beware the New Consensus on the Global Economy

    Nov 29, 2023 Mohamed A. El-Erian worries that domestic political divisions and market volatility could exacerbate financial vulnerabilities.

  5. The Five Main Drivers of Global Economic Uncertainty
    elerian160_LIU JINAFP via Getty Images_economy LIU JIN/AFP via Getty Images

    The Five Main Drivers of Global Economic Uncertainty

    Oct 26, 2023 Mohamed A. El-Erian warns that domestic politics and insufficient international cooperation could lead to financial turmoil.

Follow Mohamed A. El-Erian

Never miss a commentary by Mohamed A. El-Erian

  1. adjei1_ NIPAH DENNISAFP via Getty Images_ghana forest preservation NIPAH DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images

    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
  2. buruma211_VANO SHLAMOVAFP via Getty Image_navalny Vano Shlamov/AFP via Getty Images

    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.
  3. velasco145_Amarjeet Kumar SinghAnadolu Agency via Getty Images Amarjeet Kumar Singh/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
  4. nabi6_Monika Skolimowskapicture alliance via Getty Images_ai health Monika Skolimowska/picture alliance via Getty Images

    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
  5. op_fofack3_Sean GallupGetty Images_rutogeorgieva Sean Gallup/Getty Images

    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.
  6. spence170_Biplov BhuyanHindustan Times via Getty Images_wsupreme court india Biplov Bhuyan/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
  7. haldar31_Sefa KaracanAnadolu AgencyGetty Images_navalny Sefa Karacan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
  8. rbrooks1_Markus Scholzpicture alliance via Getty Images_germanyshipping Markus Scholz/picture alliance via Getty Images

    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.
  9. thallinger3_Sean GallupGetty Images_fossil fuels Sean Gallup/Getty Images

    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.

Edit Newsletter Preferences

Set up Notification

To receive email updates regarding this {entity_type}, please enter your email below.

If you are not already registered, this will create a PS account for you. You should receive an activation email shortly.