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  1. Anat R. Admati

    Anat R. Admati

    Writing for PS since 2012
    6 Commentaries

    Anat R. Admati, Professor of Finance and Economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, is co-author (with Martin Hellwig) of The Bankers’ New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It – New and Expanded Edition (Princeton University Press, 2024).

  2. Timothy Ash

    Timothy Ash

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Timothy Ash, an economist, is Senior Emerging Markets Sovereign Strategist at RBC BlueBay Asset Management and an associate fellow of the Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House. 

  3. Dolika Banda

    Dolika Banda

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Dolika Banda is Global Ambassador at GSG Impact and Chair of the Board at Standard Chartered Bank Zambia.

  4. Ajay Banga

    Ajay Banga

    Writing for PS since 2023
    2 Commentaries

    Ajay Banga is President of the World Bank Group.

  5. Julie Beaufils

    Julie Beaufils

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Julie Beaufils is Secretary General of EuropeOn, the European Electrical Contractors Association.

  6. Ruth Ben-Ghiat

    Ruth Ben-Ghiat

    Writing for PS since 2019
    6 Commentaries

    Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Professor of History and Italian Studies at New York University, is the author of Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present (W.W. Norton & Company, 2020).

  7. Sheri Berman

    Sheri Berman

    Writing for PS since 2018
    2 Commentaries

    Sheri Berman, Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, Columbia University, is the author of The Social Democratic Moment: Ideas and Politics in the Making of Interwar Europe (Harvard University Press, 1998), The Primacy of Politics: Social Democracy and the Making of Europe’s Twentieth Century (Cambridge University Press, 2006), and Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe: From the Ancien Régime to the Present Day (Oxford University Press, 2019).

  8. Kelly Born

    Kelly Born

    Writing for PS since 2017
    6 Commentaries

    Kelly Born, a former director of Stanford University’s Cyber Policy Center, is Director of the Democracy, Rights, and Governance initiative at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

  9. Michael Ehrenreich

    Michael Ehrenreich

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Michael Ehrenreich is a former editor at Berlingske and a former director of the Danish Foreign Policy Society.

  10. Mohamed Ould Ghazouani

    Mohamed Ould Ghazouani

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Mohamed Ould Ghazouani is President of Mauritania and Chairperson of the African Union.

  11. Monica Herz

    Monica Herz

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Monica Herz, an associate professor at the Institute of International Relations at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, is a senior fellow at the Brazilian Center for International Relations and a member of the Executive Council at the BRICS Policy Center.

  12. Zaki Laïdi

    Zaki Laïdi

    Writing for PS since 2012
    33 Commentaries

    Zaki Laïdi is a professor at Sciences Po.

  13. Faith Mabera

    Faith Mabera

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Faith Mabera is a senior researcher at the Institute for Global Dialogue in Pretoria, South Africa.

  14. Frederico Menino

    Frederico Menino

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Frederico Menino, a sociologist, is Senior Program Officer at the Open Society Foundations.

  15. Shannon K. O'Neil

    Shannon K. O'Neil

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Shannon K. O'Neil, Vice President of Studies and Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, is the author of The Globalization Myth: Why Regions Matter (Yale University Press, 2023).

  16. Maurice Obstfeld

    Maurice Obstfeld

    Writing for PS since 2017
    5 Commentaries

    Maurice Obstfeld, a former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley.

  17. Janak Raj

    Janak Raj

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Janak Raj is a senior fellow at the Centre for Social and Economic Progress.

  18. Quinn Slobodian

    Quinn Slobodian

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Quinn Slobodian, Professor of International History at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, is the author, most recently, of Crack-Up Capitalism: Market Radicals and the Dream of a World Without Democracy (Metropolitan Books, 2023).

  19. Giovanni Tagliani

    Giovanni Tagliani

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Giovanni Tagliani is a researcher at the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose.

  20. Ulrich Volz

    Ulrich Volz

    Writing for PS since 2020
    7 Commentaries

    Ulrich Volz, Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance at SOAS, University of London, is Co-Chair of the Debt Relief for Green and Inclusive Recovery Project.

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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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    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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