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  1. Shlomo Ben-Ami

    Shlomo Ben-Ami

    Writing for PS since 2006
    218 Commentaries

    Shlomo Ben-Ami, a former Israeli foreign minister, is Vice President of the Toledo International Center for Peace and the author of Prophets without Honor: The 2000 Camp David Summit and the End of the Two-State Solution (Oxford University Press, 2022).

  2. Carl Bildt

    Carl Bildt

    Writing for PS since 2009
    125 Commentaries

    Carl Bildt was Sweden’s foreign minister from 2006 to 2014 and prime minister from 1991 to 1994, when he negotiated Sweden’s EU accession. A renowned international diplomat, he served as EU Special Envoy to the Former Yugoslavia, High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, UN Special Envoy to the Balkans, and Co-Chairman of the Dayton Peace Conference. He is Co-Chair of the European Council on Foreign Relations. 

  3. Gordon Brown

    Gordon Brown

    Writing for PS since 2010
    108 Commentaries

    Gordon Brown, a former prime minister of the United Kingdom, is UN Special Envoy for Global Education and Chair of Education Cannot Wait.

  4. Kaushik Basu

    Kaushik Basu

    Writing for PS since 2002
    103 Commentaries

    Kaushik Basu, a former chief economist of the World Bank and chief economic adviser to the Government of India, is Professor of Economics at Cornell University and a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

  5. Michael J. Boskin

    Michael J. Boskin

    Writing for PS since 2009
    96 Commentaries

    Michael J. Boskin is Professor of Economics at Stanford University and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He was Chairman of George H.W. Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1989 to 1993, and headed the so-called Boskin Commission, a congressional advisory body that highlighted errors in official US inflation estimates.

  6. Willem H. Buiter

    Willem H. Buiter

    Writing for PS since 2018
    55 Commentaries

    Willem H. Buiter, a former chief economist at Citibank and former member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England, is an independent economic adviser.

  7. Erik Berglöf

    Erik Berglöf

    Writing for PS since 2008
    40 Commentaries

    Erik Berglöf is Chief Economist of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. 

  8. Christoph Bertram

    Christoph Bertram

    Writing for PS since 1994
    35 Commentaries

    Christoph Bertram is a former director of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs in Berlin. 

  9. Ian Bremmer

    Ian Bremmer

    Writing for PS since 2006
    32 Commentaries

    Ian Bremmer, Founder and President of Eurasia Group and GZERO Media, is a member of the Executive Committee of the UN High-level Advisory Body on Artificial Intelligence.

  10. Shahid Javed Burki

    Shahid Javed Burki

    Writing for PS since 2010
    31 Commentaries

    Shahid Javed Burki, a former finance minister of Pakistan and vice president of the World Bank, is Chairman of the Shahid Javed Burki Institute of Public Policy.

  11. Bertrand Badré

    Bertrand Badré

    Writing for PS since 2014
    31 Commentaries

    Bertrand Badré, a former managing director of the World Bank, is CEO and Founder of Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital and the author of Can Finance Save the World? (Berrett-Koehler, 2018).

  12. Jagdish Bhagwati

    Jagdish Bhagwati

    Writing for PS since 2010
    28 Commentaries

    Jagdish Bhagwati is University Professor of Law and Economics at Columbia University and Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. A renowned expert on international trade, he has served in top-level advisory positions for the World Trade Organization and the United Nations, including Economic Policy Adviser to the Director-General, GATT (1991-93), and Special Adviser to the UN on globalization. He is the author of many books, including In Defense of Globalization.

  13. Tony Blair

    Tony Blair

    Writing for PS since 2009
    26 Commentaries

    Tony Blair, a former prime minister of the United Kingdom, is Executive Chairman of the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change.

  14. Barak Barfi

    Barak Barfi

    Writing for PS since 2011
    26 Commentaries

    Barak Barfi is a former research fellow at New America and a former visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution.

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    Natalia Kanem argues that investing in employees’ well-being will help companies attract and retain top talent.
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    Can Democracy Win in 2024?

    Chris Patten highlights the challenges mainstream parties face as they try to boost growth and improve public services.
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    Finding a New French Majority

    Jean Pisani-Ferry assesses what must happen to form a stable government after an election that produced a hung parliament.
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    Industrial Policy Is Back. Now What?

    How to design effective industrial policies has suddenly become a hot – and divisive – topic among economists and policymakers. Even those who agree that governments should intervene in the economy to bolster productivity, increase competitiveness, and tackle social and environmental challenges differ sharply on the details.

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    The Big Picture

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    The Way Forward for Ukraine’s Economy

    Joseph E. Stiglitz & Andrew Kosenko

    With sufficient assistance from the West, Ukraine will prevail over its much larger and richer authoritarian neighbor. But to enjoy the fruits of victory, it will have to move faster in its transition from a post-communist oligarchy, while being careful to resist the siren call of free-market fundamentalism.

    offer a roadmap for guiding the country's recovery and reconstruction during and after the war.
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    Rich Countries Must Meet Their Biodiversity Financing Pledges

    Mary Robinson urges international policymakers to use the upcoming COP16 summit to close the nature-finance gap.
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    Inequality Spurs Democratic Backsliding

    Susan Stokes shows that countries with fairer economies are less likely to succumb to authoritarian populism.
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    Bracing for a More Inflationary World

    Raghuram G. Rajan thinks central banks will remain under pressure to maintain tighter policies over the medium term.

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