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  1. Joschka Fischer

    Joschka Fischer

    Writing for PS since 2006
    217 Commentaries

    Joschka Fischer, Germany’s foreign minister and vice chancellor from 1998 to 2005, was a leader of the German Green Party for almost 20 years.

  2. Jeffrey Frankel

    Jeffrey Frankel

    Writing for PS since 2000
    214 Commentaries

    Jeffrey Frankel, Professor of Capital Formation and Growth at Harvard University, served as a member of President Bill Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisers. He is a research associate at the US National Bureau of Economic Research.

  3. Martin Feldstein

    Martin Feldstein

    Writing for PS since 2008
    130 Commentaries

    Martin Feldstein was Professor of Economics at Harvard University and President Emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He chaired President Ronald Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1982 to 1984. In 2006, he was appointed to President Bush's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, and, in 2009, was appointed to President Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board. He was also on the board of directors of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Trilateral Commission, and the Group of 30, a non-profit, international body that seeks greater understanding of global economic issues.

  4. Hippolyte Fofack

    Hippolyte Fofack

    Writing for PS since 2020
    27 Commentaries

    Hippolyte Fofack, a former chief economist and director of research at the African Export-Import Bank, is a research associate at the Harvard University Center for African Studies, a distinguished fellow at the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils, and a fellow at the African Academy of Sciences.

  5. Alex Friedman

    Alex Friedman

    Writing for PS since 2013
    25 Commentaries

    Alex Friedman, a former chief financial officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is Co-Founder and CEO of Novata.

  6. Marcel Fratzscher

    Marcel Fratzscher

    Writing for PS since 2013
    19 Commentaries

    Marcel Fratzscher, a former senior manager at the European Central Bank, is President of the think tank DIW Berlin and Professor of Macroeconomics and Finance at Humboldt University of Berlin.

  7. Lili Fuhr

    Lili Fuhr

    Writing for PS since 2014
    17 Commentaries

    Lili Fuhr is Director of the Fossil Economy Program at the Center for International Environmental Law.

  8. Gene Frieda

    Gene Frieda

    Writing for PS since 2011
    17 Commentaries

    Gene Frieda, a global strategist at PIMCO, is a senior visiting fellow at the London School of Economics.

  9. Yi Fuxian

    Yi Fuxian

    Writing for PS since 2021
    16 Commentaries

    Yi Fuxian, a senior scientist in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is the author of Big Country with an Empty Nest (China Development Press, 2013).

  10. Federico Fubini

    Federico Fubini

    Writing for PS since 2013
    13 Commentaries

    Federico Fubini, an editor-at-large at Corriere della Sera, is the author, most recently, of Sul Vulcano (Longanesi, 2020).

  11. Christiana Figueres

    Christiana Figueres

    Writing for PS since 2015
    13 Commentaries

    Christiana Figueres is a former executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, where she oversaw the landmark Paris agreement on climate change.

  12. Jean-Paul Fitoussi

    Jean-Paul Fitoussi

    Writing for PS since 1997
    12 Commentaries

    Jean-Paul Fitoussi is Professor Emeritus of Economics at Sciences-Po and Research Director of OFCE (Sciences-Po Center for Economic Research, Paris).

  13. Jason Furman

    Jason Furman

    Writing for PS since 2017
    11 Commentaries

    Jason Furman, a former chair of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, is Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

  14. George P. Fletcher

    George P. Fletcher

    Writing for PS since 2001
    11 Commentaries

    George P. Fletcher is Cardozo Professor of Jurisprudence at Columbia University. His latest book is Romantics at War: Glory and Guilt in the Age of Terrorism.

  15. Josh Felman

    Josh Felman

    Writing for PS since 2018
    11 Commentaries

    Josh Felman is Principal of JH Consulting.

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    The High Costs of the New US Tariffs on Chinese EVs

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg laments the Biden administration's embrace of costly, futile efforts to outcompete low-cost rivals.
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    How G7 Leaders Can Unlock Financing for Africa

    William Ruto

    With many African countries trapped in perpetual cycles of debt, financing investment in sustainable development has become increasingly difficult, if not impossible. The situation demands that wealthy countries step up and offer debt relief and cancellation, in addition to more concessional and long-term financing.

    urges wealthy countries to help bring the global financial system into line with the developing world's needs.
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    The Threat of Trumpflation and a Fed War

    J. Bradford DeLong thinks monetary hawks should be more worried about the return of a populist demagogue to the White House.
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    Is China Too Old to Get Rich?

    Yi Fuxian explains why the country’s rising median age is at the root of its current malaise.
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    The Dangerous Retreat into Protectionism

    Carl Bildt warns that nothing good will come from a more deeply fragmented global economy.
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    The Case for Ukraine’s NATO Accession

    Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub explain why giving in to the Kremlin’s nuclear blackmail could push the alliance into a death spiral.
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    Don’t Believe the AI Hype

    Daron Acemoglu

    If you listen to tech industry leaders, business-sector forecasters, and much of the media, you may believe that recent advances in generative AI will soon bring extraordinary productivity benefits, revolutionizing life as we know it. Yet neither economic theory nor the data support such exuberant forecasts.

    finds nothing to support widely cited assessments of the technology’s near-term potential.
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    What the China Pessimists Are Getting Wrong

    Yu Yongding rejects gloomy narratives about the economy’s prospects and proposes ways to revive growth.
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    A Big Step Forward for Liver Health

    Danjuma Adda explains how new hepatitis guidelines from the World Health Organization could reduce cancer deaths in Africa.

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