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Ana Palacio

Ana Palacio

Writing for PS since 2011
110 commentaries

Ana Palacio, a former minister of foreign affairs of Spain and former senior vice president and general counsel of the World Bank Group, is a visiting lecturer at Georgetown University.

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  1. NATO Is Dying
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    NATO Is Dying

    Jul 15, 2020 Ana Palacio views the recent naval row between France and Turkey as yet another harbinger of the Alliance's doom.

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  2. Disunited States
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    Disunited States

    Apr 20, 2020 Ana Palacio worries that America is now displaying many of the same divisions that have long bedeviled the European Union.

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    Minding the Perils of Progress

    Daron Acemoglu

    The COVID-19 crisis has been a brutal reminder that, for all of our wealth and technological mastery, we are still vulnerable to catastrophic tail risks. To ensure future prosperity, we must adopt a growth strategy that places collective risks front and center, rather than treating them as an afterthought.

    advocates a pro-growth approach to minimizing the risks created by industrialization and innovation.
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    COVID Coin?

    Kenneth Rogoff

    The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the long-term shift away from cash, and monetary authorities risk falling behind. A recent report from the G30 argues that if central banks want to shape the outcome, they need to start thinking fast.

    assesses the pandemic's potential to accelerate the emergence of central-bank digital currencies.
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