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Yuriy Gorodnichenko

Yuriy Gorodnichenko

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Yuriy Gorodnichenko is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  1. The Case for Ukraine’s NATO Accession
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    The Case for Ukraine’s NATO Accession

    May 21, 2024 Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub explain why giving in to the Kremlin’s nuclear blackmail could push the alliance into a death spiral.

  2. No, Russia Is Not Winning
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    No, Russia Is Not Winning

    Mar 6, 2024 Anastassia Fedyk & Yuriy Gorodnichenko see Ukraine’s economic outlook improving as the Russian economy experiences greater strains.

  3. Western Technology Firms Must Stop Supplying Russia’s War Machine
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    Western Technology Firms Must Stop Supplying Russia’s War Machine

    Feb 14, 2024 Anastassia Fedyk, et al. outline several steps that governments can take to close the loopholes in the current sanctions regime.

  4. Protecting Ukraine Aid from Western Political Dysfunction
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    Protecting Ukraine Aid from Western Political Dysfunction

    Jan 19, 2024 Torbjörn Becker & Yuriy Gorodnichenko urge policymakers to adopt a long-term, shock-resistant model to provide the resources needed to defeat Russia.

  5. Russian Revanchism Must Be Defeated in Ukraine
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    Russian Revanchism Must Be Defeated in Ukraine

    Dec 8, 2023 Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub say that political infighting in the West is empowering the Kremlin and its allies.

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    Diplomacy Could Help Revive Democracy in Venezuela

    Roberto Patiño urges the international community to help ensure a free and fair presidential election in July.
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    The Specter of Neo-Fascism Is Haunting Europe

    Slavoj Žižek

    With mainstream parties and politicians already preparing to accommodate the far right following this month's European Parliament election, the axiom of post-World War II European democracy has been quietly abandoned. “No collaboration with fascists" is being replaced by a tacit acceptance of them.

    harbors no illusions about what the outcome of the European Parliament election means.
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    Can Private Hospitals Increase Access to Health Care in Developing Countries?

    Titir Bhattacharya & Tanika Chakraborty show how innovative insurance schemes can help low- and middle-income economies achieve universal coverage.
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    Tracking Ukraine’s Reconstruction Funds

    Wolfgang Fengler & Vladyslav Rashkovan show how digital tools can streamline the process, improve transparency, and provide accountability.
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    Slovakia’s Anti-Democratic Government Is Doubling Down

    Soňa Muzikárová warns that the assassination attempt in May has led the government to double down on illiberal reforms.
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    D-Day and the Threat of Total War

    Robert Skidelsky

    After eight decades of relative peace, the world is once again dividing into hostile economic and geopolitical blocs. The 80th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy offers a valuable opportunity to reflect on the principles we are willing to defend and the sacrifices we are prepared to make.

    thinks understanding the causes and consequences of past global conflicts is crucial to preventing another one.
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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.
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    Europe’s Green Transition Requires More Skilled Workers

    Julie Beaufils urges policymakers to boost the attractiveness of technical vocations by expanding access to apprenticeships.
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    A Monetary and Economic Order Fit for the Twenty-First Century

    Ulrich Volz, et al. identify eight priorities to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable global financial architecture.

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