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  1. Kitty Bu

    Kitty Bu

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Kitty Bu is Vice President for Asia (excluding India) at the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet.

  2. Natalie Dunleavy Campbell

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell is Senior Director of North American Government and Regulatory Affairs at the Internet Society.

  3. Camila Villard Duran

    Camila Villard Duran

    Writing for PS since 2014
    9 Commentaries

    Camila Villard Duran is Associate Professor of Law at ESSCA School of Management.

  4. Mirei Endara de Heras

    Mirei Endara de Heras

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Mirei Endara de Heras, a former environment minister of Panama, is Co-Founder and Chairwoman of the Board of Marea Verde, a Panama-based nonprofit addressing global plastic pollution through local action.

  5. Stefanie Fairholme

    Stefanie Fairholme

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Stefanie Fairholme is Chief Investment Officer at the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet.

  6. Chang-Tai Hsieh

    Chang-Tai Hsieh

    Writing for PS since 2020
    7 Commentaries

    Chang-Tai Hsieh is Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

  7. Ana María Ibáñez

    Ana María Ibáñez

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Ana María Ibáñez, Vice President for Sectors and Knowledge at the Inter-American Development Bank, is head of the Latin America and the Caribbean Inequality Review.

  8. Bogolo Kenewendo

    Bogolo Kenewendo

    Writing for PS since 2022
    4 Commentaries

    Bogolo Kenewendo is Special Adviser and Africa Director for the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions.

  9. Ivan Krastev

    Ivan Krastev

    Writing for PS since 2008
    16 Commentaries

    Ivan Krastev, Chairman of the Center for Liberal Strategies, is a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences. He is the author, most recently, of Is It Tomorrow Yet? Paradoxes of the Pandemic.

  10. Nicholas Reed Langen

    Nicholas Reed Langen

    Writing for PS since 2019
    14 Commentaries

    Nicholas Reed Langen, a 2021 re:constitution fellow, edits the LSE Public Policy Review and writes on the British constitution for The Justice Gap.

  11. Cina Lawson

    Cina Lawson

    Writing for PS since 2019
    2 Commentaries

    Cina Lawson is Minister of Digital Economy and Digital Transformation of Togo.

  12. Burn Lin

    Burn Lin

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Burn Lin, Dean of the College of Semiconductor Research at National Tsinghua University, is a former vice president of TSMC.

  13. Wempi Saputra

    Wempi Saputra

    Writing for PS since 2023
    2 Commentaries

    Wempi Saputra is Executive Director of the World Bank Group of Southeast Asia.

  14. Daniela Schwarzer

    Daniela Schwarzer

    Writing for PS since 2009
    8 Commentaries

    Daniela Schwarzer, a member of the Executive Board of the Bertelsmann Stiftung, is a former director of the German Council on Foreign Relations and former executive director for Europe and Central Asia at the Open Society Foundations. She is the author of Krisenzeit: Folgen Sicherheit, Wirtschaft, Zusammenhalt – Was Deutschland jetzt tun muss (Piper, 2023).

  15. Chintay Shih

    Chintay Shih

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Chintay Shih, a professor at National Tsinghua University, is a former president of the Industrial Technology Research Institute.

  16. Rory Stewart

    Rory Stewart

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Rory Stewart, a former foreign aid minister of the United Kingdom, is a senior adviser at GiveDirectly.

  17. Ilan Strauss

    Ilan Strauss

    Writing for PS since 2022
    3 Commentaries

    Ilan Strauss, a visiting associate professor at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa, is a senior research associate at the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, where he leads the digital economy research team.

  18. Ludovic Subran

    Ludovic Subran

    Writing for PS since 2021
    3 Commentaries

    Ludovic Subran is Chief Economist at Allianz.

  19. Catherine Tai

    Catherine Tai

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Catherine Tai is Deputy Director for Asia at the Center for International Private Enterprise.

  20. Günther Thallinger

    Günther Thallinger

    Writing for PS since 2021
    2 Commentaries

    Günther Thallinger, a member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, is responsible for Investment Management and Sustainability.

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    Banking on the World Bank’s Knowledge

    Wempi Saputra identifies three areas in which the organization’s client countries could use more guidance.
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    The Algorithm and Its Discontents

    Mariana Mazzucato & Ilan Strauss

    Deploying algorithms to maximize user engagement is how Big Tech firms maximize shareholder value, with short-term profits often overriding longer-term business objectives. Now that AI is poised to supercharge the platform economy, new rules and governance structures are urgently needed to safeguard the public.

    propose five principles to ensure that the digital economy serves the public good before short-term profit.
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    Judgment Days for Democracy

    Nicholas Reed Langen suspects that judges will play an increasingly central role in protecting democracy against populist assaults.
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    A Global Cash-Transfer Fund Could End Extreme Poverty

    Cina Lawson & Rory Stewart

    Cash transfers offer a transformative solution to multidimensional poverty, by enhancing dozens of outcomes simultaneously. They have already proven effective, adaptable, and replicable, and now they are becoming more attainable every year with growing mobile coverage and improved digital infrastructure.

    show that the conditions are ripe for deploying lump-sum payments to the world’s poorest people.
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    The Drums of US-China Cyber War

    Stephen S. Roach worries that irrational Sinophobia has become America's new bipartisan political orthodoxy.
  6. ito35_KAZUHIRO NOGIAFP via Getty Images_jpan economy KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP via Getty Images

    Japan as Number Four

    Takatoshi Ito hopes the news that the economy has slipped from third place globally will serve as a wake-up call.
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    The Financial March to War

    Harold James explains how currency wars and speculation could feature in today’s great-power conflicts.
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    A Stablecoin Pilot in China?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng see an opportunity in Hong Kong’s efforts to establish a regulatory regime for issuers of the cryptoasset.
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    The War for the West

    Ivan Krastev interviewed by Sławomir Sierakowski about the conflict in Ukraine and the challenges facing Western democracies in a changing world.

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