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  1. Daoud Kuttab

    Daoud Kuttab

    Writing for PS since 2003
    60 Commentaries

    Daoud Kuttab, an award-winning Palestinian journalist, is a former journalism professor at Princeton University and former director and Founder of the Institute of Modern Media at Al-Quds University in Ramallah.

  2. Paola Subacchi

    Paola Subacchi

    Writing for PS since 2012
    52 Commentaries

    Paola Subacchi is Incoming Chair in Sovereign Debt at Sciences Po.

  3. Ishac Diwan

    Ishac Diwan

    Writing for PS since 2013
    26 Commentaries

    Ishac Diwan is Research Director at the Finance for Development Lab.

  4. Laurence Tubiana

    Laurence Tubiana

    Writing for PS since 2012
    20 Commentaries

    Laurence Tubiana, a former French ambassador to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, is CEO of the European Climate Foundation and a professor at Sciences Po, Paris.

  5. Graça Machel

    Graça Machel

    Writing for PS since 2009
    11 Commentaries

    Graça Machel, Deputy Chair of The Elders, is Founder of the Graça Machel Trust.

  6. Axel A. Weber

    Axel A. Weber

    Writing for PS since 2015
    5 Commentaries

    Axel A. Weber, Co-Chair of the Bretton Woods Committee Multilateral Reform Working Group, is a former chairman of UBS Group and president of the Deutsche Bundesbank.

  7. Anat R. Admati

    Anat R. Admati

    Writing for PS since 2012
    4 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).

  8. Wempi Saputra

    Wempi Saputra

    Writing for PS since 2023
    3 Commentaries

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

  9. Joaquim Levy

    Joaquim Levy

    Writing for PS since 2017
    2 Commentaries

    Joaquim Levy, a former finance minister of Brazil, is Co-Chair of the Bretton Woods Committee Multilateral Reform Working Group and a former chief financial officer at the World Bank Group.

  10. Siddharth Tiwari

    Siddharth Tiwari

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Siddharth Tiwari, principal author at the Bretton Woods Committee Multilateral Reform Working Group, is a former senior official at the Bank for International Settlements and the International Monetary Fund.

  11. Mu Sochua

    Mu Sochua

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Mu Sochua, a former Cambodian politician and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, is President of the Khmer Movement for Democracy.

  12. Caroline Smiltneks

    Caroline Smiltneks

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Caroline Smiltneks is an undergraduate student in economics at Cornell University.

  13. Robert Redford

    Robert Redford

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Robert Redford, Co-Founder of the Redford Center, is an actor, director, and producer.

  14. Rosa M. Lastra

    Rosa M. Lastra

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Rosa M. Lastra is Chair in Banking Law at Queen Mary University of London.

  15. Michael Krake

    Michael Krake

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Michael Krake is World Bank Group Executive Director for Germany.

  16. Helena Kennedy

    Helena Kennedy

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Helena Kennedy, a member of the House of Lords, is Director of the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute.

  17. Xiye Bastida

    Xiye Bastida

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Xiye Bastida, a climate-justice activist from the Otomi-Toltec indigenous community in Central Mexico, is an organizer with Fridays For Future and Co-Founder of the Re-Earth Initiative.

  18. David Alton

    David Alton

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    David Alton, a crossbench member of the House of Lords, is the primary sponsor and lead advocate of the Genocide Determination Bill.

  19. Aarif Abraham

    Aarif Abraham

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Aarif Abraham, a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers in London, is Founder of the human-rights NGO Accountability Unit.

  20. Wafa Abedin

    Wafa Abedin

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Wafa Abedin is a senior research assistant at the Brookings Institution.

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    Negotiating a Bigger, Better World Bank

    Michael Krake & Wempi Saputra explain how a new framework will nudge countries to invest in projects that deliver global public goods.
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    The Ozone Layer’s Recovery Shows How to Protect the Planet

    Robert Redford & Xiye Bastida highlight the critical role of international cooperation in preserving the planet’s habitability.
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    The Middle East Needs a Ceasefire Now

    Daoud Kuttab explains why the latest escalation could lead to a truce instead of an all-out military showdown.
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    Overcoming the Development-Project Implementation Gap

    Jorge Moreira da Silva highlights ways to strengthen the International Development Association’s already-powerful impact.
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    Developing Countries’ Liquidity Crisis Is Not Over

    Ishac Diwan & Vera Songwe urge global policymakers to prevent mass insolvency and finance urgent climate projects.
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    America’s Manufacturing Renaissance Will Create Few Good Jobs

    Dani Rodrik

    Many countries’ recent experiences show that boosting manufacturing employment is like chasing a fast-receding target. Automation and skill-biased technology have made it extremely unlikely that manufacturing can be the labor-absorbing activity it once was, which means that the future of “good jobs” must be created in services.

    shows why policies to boost employment in the twenty-first century ultimately must focus on services.
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    Minxin Pei on China’s economy, surveillance state, repression of dissent, and more

    Minxin Pei doubts China’s government is willing to do what is needed to restore growth, describes the low-tech approaches taken by the country’s vast security apparatus, considers the Chinese social-credit system’s repressive potential, and more.
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    Who Should Decide If It’s Genocide?

    David Alton, et al. urge British policymakers to take a proactive approach to addressing mass-atrocity crimes.
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    The Bretton Woods Institutions We Need

    Joaquim Levy, et al. explain how the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank can rise to current global challenges.

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