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Anders Åslund

Anders Åslund

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Anders Åslund, a senior fellow at the Stockholm Free World Forum, is the author of Russia’s Crony Capitalism: The Path from Market Economy to Kleptocracy (Yale University Press, 2019).

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  1. Fighting Ukraine’s Financial Fire
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    Fighting Ukraine’s Financial Fire

    Oct 11, 2022 Anders Åslund warns that inflation is soaring because the government lacks the resources it needs to continue functioning.

  2. The Failure of European Energy Policy
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    The Failure of European Energy Policy

    Sep 1, 2022 Anders Åslund shows how years of unwise policies, especially German policies, created the conditions for today's shortages.

  3. How to Win Friends and Drain Russia’s War Machine
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    How to Win Friends and Drain Russia’s War Machine

    Aug 4, 2022 Anders Åslund explains why a price-cap on the country’s oil exports would be a win-win for the West.

  4. Putin’s Failed State
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    Putin’s Failed State

    Apr 8, 2022 Anders Åslund thinks Ukraine's routing of the Russian military has eliminated the last political asset the Kremlin had.

  5. Russia Must Pay Reparations
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    Russia Must Pay Reparations

    Mar 24, 2022 Anders Åslund calls for the Russian central bank's frozen foreign holdings to be used to reconstruct Ukraine.

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    A Subsidy War Without Winners

    Andrés Velasco calls on policymakers to avoid petty conflicts and work together to encourage green investments.
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    Japan’s New Security Posture Is Abe’s Legacy

    Taniguchi Tomohiko explains how the government’s ambitious defense agenda expands on the late prime minister’s ideas.
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    For the Common Good

    Mariana Mazzucato outlines a new governance model for ensuring a fairer distribution of agency, risk, and reward.
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    Helping Middle-Income Energy Exporters Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit

    Carlos Lopes explains what it will take for resource-rich economies to diversify and develop new revenue sources.
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    The New European Frontier

    Giulio Boccaletti

    Given this summer's climate-driven disasters, one might think that the European political system would be devising comprehensive adaptation plans. But, despite some steps in the right direction, Europeans are only just waking up to the constitutional implications of a changing physical environment.

    thinks a changing climate will force the European Union finally to embrace its political nature.
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    The Poverty of Anti-Capitalism

    Harold James considers recent arguments against markets, globalization, and growth, finding them to be deeply flawed.
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    How Not to Fight Inflation

    Joseph E. Stiglitz sees little upside and much downside to further monetary-policy tightening by the US Federal Reserve.
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    Who Is Part of the Free World?

    Anne-Marie Slaughter urges US President Joe Biden to abandon a phrase that is better left in the twentieth century.
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    Realism About Techno-Optimism

    Gernot Wagner laments that public debate about climate solutions is long on political grandstanding and short on nuance.

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