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Antara Haldar

Antara Haldar

Writing for PS since 2019
33 commentaries
1 videos & podcasts

Antara Haldar, Associate Professor of Empirical Legal Studies at the University of Cambridge, is a visiting faculty member at Harvard University and the principal investigator on a European Research Council grant on law and cognition.

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  1. Still Haunted by the Washington Consensus
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    Still Haunted by the Washington Consensus

    May 31, 2024 Antara Haldar thinks the old one-size-fits-all model is still causing problems, despite having been discredited.

  2. The Psychologist Who Convinced Economists that to Err Is Human
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    The Psychologist Who Convinced Economists that to Err Is Human

    May 7, 2024 Antara Haldar reflects on the pioneering work and legacy of one of the world’s most influential social scientists.

  3. Can AI Learn to Obey the Law?
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    Can AI Learn to Obey the Law?

    Apr 3, 2024 Antara Haldar offers a conceptual framework for navigating current debates about regulation and governance.

  4. Shock Therapy Killed Navalny
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Feb 29, 2024 Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.

  5. Populism’s Great Replacement of Economics
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    Populism’s Great Replacement of Economics

    Feb 1, 2024 Antara Haldar urges policymakers to heed Karl Polanyi’s warning that the economy cannot be “disembedded” from society.

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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

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    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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