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Antara Haldar

Antara Haldar

Writing for PS since 2019
29 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. 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.

  2. Look East to Fix Climate Governance
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    Look East to Fix Climate Governance

    Jan 2, 2024 Antara Haldar explains how cultural wisdom and a key institutional innovation salvaged a doomed summit.

  3. The Twilight Zone of Economics
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    The Twilight Zone of Economics

    Dec 4, 2023 Antara Haldar uses Nobel laureate Robert J. Shiller’s work to buttress the case for a behavioral approach to economics.

  4. Antara Haldar on behavioral economics, development models, global governance, and more
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    Antara Haldar on behavioral economics, development models, global governance, and more

    Nov 28, 2023 Antara Haldar advocates a radical rethink of development, explains what went right at the recent AI Safety Summit, highlights the economics discipline’s shortcomings, and more.

  5. “Women’s Economics” Goes Mainstream
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    “Women’s Economics” Goes Mainstream

    Oct 31, 2023 Antara Haldar shows how Nobel laureate economist Claudia Goldin's work has recentered the discipline.

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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.
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    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

    Although the events of the last two years amount to a clear strategic failure for Russian President Vladimir Putin, it is equally clear that the West became overly confident after Ukraine's battlefield successes in 2022. Now, a strategic re-calibration may be in order.

    about the conflict in Ukraine and the challenges facing Western democracies in a changing world.
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    An Antidote to the Polarization Poison

    Ngaire Woods suggests how policymakers can foster a sense of solidarity among people of different political creeds.
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    How America’s CHIPS Act Hurts Taiwan

    Chang-Tai Hsieh, et al. worry that US inducements are luring the world’s top semiconductor manufacturer down a dead end.
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    Will the US Economy Drive Global Growth this Year?

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Despite rosy forecasts, the US economy faces powerful headwinds that call into question its ability to serve as the world’s main growth driver. These challenges are compounded by domestic and geopolitical uncertainties that have not been reflected in market valuations and economic assessments.

    explains why economists and investors are far too optimistic about America’s near-term prospects.
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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.

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