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  1. Jon Ungphakorn

    Jon Ungphakorn

    Writing for PS since 2005
    1 Commentary

    Jon Ungphakorn is an elected member of the Thai Senate and committee member of the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Caucus on Democracy in Myanmar. He recently received the prestigious 2005 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Government Service for his work with communities affected by HIV/AIDS and for his work on human rights issues in Thailand.

  2. Per Unckel

    Writing for PS since 2008
    1 Commentary

    Per Unckel is a former Swedish Minister of Education and Science.

  3. Richard Uku

    Writing for PS since 2008
    1 Commentary

    Richard Uku is a senior executive of the Africa Finance Corporation.

  4. Kori Udovicki

    Kori Udovicki

    Writing for PS since 2011
    1 Commentary

    Kori Udovicki is Regional Director for Europe and the CIS at the United Nations Development Program.

  5. Barbara Unmüßig

    Barbara Unmüßig

    Writing for PS since 2013
    10 Commentaries

    Barbara Unmüßig is President of the Heinrich Böll Foundation.

  6. Iñigo Urkullu

    Iñigo Urkullu

    Writing for PS since 2015
    1 Commentary

    Iñigo Urkullu is President of the Basque Country.

  7. Simon Upton

    Simon Upton

    Writing for PS since 2016
    2 Commentaries

    Simon Upton is Environment Director at the OECD.

  8. Kairat Umarov

    Kairat Umarov

    Writing for PS since 2016
    1 Commentary

    Kairat Umarov is Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to the United States.

  9. Nadeem ul Haque

    Nadeem ul Haque

    Writing for PS since 2017
    3 Commentaries

    Nadeem ul Haque is a former deputy chairman of the Planning Commission of Pakistan and a former senior resident representative of the IMF in Egypt and Sri Lanka.

  10. Eskil Ullberg

    Eskil Ullberg

    Writing for PS since 2018
    1 Commentary

    Eskil Ullberg is a professor of economics at George Mason University and Director of the Trade in Ideas Program at the Institute for Management of Innovation and Technology.

  11. Anthony Underwood

    Anthony Underwood

    Writing for PS since 2019
    1 Commentary

    Anthony Underwood is an assistant professor of economics at Dickinson College.

  12. Pat Utomi

    Pat Utomi

    Writing for PS since 2020
    1 Commentary

    Pat Utomi, Chair of the African Union’s Pan-African Private Sector Trade and Investment Committee (PAFTRAC), heads the Centre for Values in Leadership at the Lagos Business School.

  13. Elo Umeh

    Elo Umeh

    Writing for PS since 2020
    1 Commentary

    Elo Umeh is CEO and co-founder of Terragon Group, a Nigeria-based data analytics and marketing tech company..

  14. Sebastian Unger

    Sebastian Unger

    Writing for PS since 2020
    1 Commentary

    Sebastian Unger heads the Ocean Governance Working Group at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam. 

  15. Vygaudas Ušackas

    Vygaudas Ušackas

    Writing for PS since 2021
    1 Commentary

    Vygaudas Ušackas is a former foreign minister of Lithuania.

  1. obstfeld4_Jabin BotsfordThe Washington Post via Getty Images_trumplighthizer Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images

    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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    Putting Africa on the Path to Prosperity

    Mohamed Ould Ghazouani & Ajay Banga urge the G7 to focus on the continent’s future, and on five priorities in particular, at this week’s summit.
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    Anatomy of a Massacre

    Shlomo Ben-Ami

    The 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus holds useful lessons about what it takes to arrest – and recover from – inter-communal violence. But there is a difference between a pogrom and a genocide, and conflating the two can do more harm than good.

    considers what the 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus can and cannot teach us about preventing genocide.
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    AI: Hope or Hype?

    Whether generative artificial intelligence will do more harm or good to our families, economies, and societies remains an open question. In devising strategies for harnessing the technology, optimism is undoubtedly warranted, but it should not come at the expense of realism.

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    How Denmark Keeps the Far Right at Bay

    Michael Ehrenreich explains how mainstream parties have neutralized the threat of right-wing populists.
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    How Techno-Libertarians Fell in Love with Big Government

    Quinn Slobodian argues Silicon Valley investors are against the state only insofar as it is not enriching them personally.
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    How Chinese Savings Can Support the Global Green Transition

    Daniel Gros urges the EU to welcome cheap low-carbon goods, such as electric vehicles, from China.

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