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Benedicte Berner

Benedicte Berner

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Benedicte Berner, a political scientist, has lectured in media and democracy at Harvard University and Sciences Po.

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  1. The Trumping of France
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    The Trumping of France

    Oct 20, 2021 Benedicte Berner explains how Éric Zemmour’s possible candidacy is already influencing next year’s presidential election.

  2. Macron’s Reform Train Will Not Be Derailed
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    Macron’s Reform Train Will Not Be Derailed

    May 8, 2018 Philippe Aghion & Benedicte Berner say that France's railway strikes are a crucial test of the French president's credibility as a reformer.

  3. Macron’s Education Revolution
    French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe speaks with pupils as he visits the Jean Perrin secondary school  ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images

    Macron’s Education Revolution

    Mar 7, 2018 Philippe Aghion & Benedicte Berner believe the French government's education reforms will go a long way toward tackling inequality.

  4. The Two Pillars of French Economic Reform
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    The Two Pillars of French Economic Reform

    Sep 1, 2017 Benedicte Berner & Philippe Aghion say that the Macron government's just-announced plan to change the labor code is just the start.

  5. How Macron Keeps Winning
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    How Macron Keeps Winning

    Jun 13, 2017 Philippe Aghion & Benedicte Berner predict an unprecedentedly large parliamentary majority for France's new president.

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    Supporting Sexual and Reproductive Health Is Good Business

    Natalia Kanem argues that investing in employees’ well-being will help companies attract and retain top talent.
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    Can Democracy Win in 2024?

    Chris Patten highlights the challenges mainstream parties face as they try to boost growth and improve public services.
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    Finding a New French Majority

    Jean Pisani-Ferry assesses what must happen to form a stable government after an election that produced a hung parliament.
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    Industrial Policy Is Back. Now What?

    How to design effective industrial policies has suddenly become a hot – and divisive – topic among economists and policymakers. Even those who agree that governments should intervene in the economy to bolster productivity, increase competitiveness, and tackle social and environmental challenges differ sharply on the details.

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    The Big Picture

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    The Way Forward for Ukraine’s Economy

    Joseph E. Stiglitz & Andrew Kosenko

    With sufficient assistance from the West, Ukraine will prevail over its much larger and richer authoritarian neighbor. But to enjoy the fruits of victory, it will have to move faster in its transition from a post-communist oligarchy, while being careful to resist the siren call of free-market fundamentalism.

    offer a roadmap for guiding the country's recovery and reconstruction during and after the war.
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    Rich Countries Must Meet Their Biodiversity Financing Pledges

    Mary Robinson urges international policymakers to use the upcoming COP16 summit to close the nature-finance gap.
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    Inequality Spurs Democratic Backsliding

    Susan Stokes shows that countries with fairer economies are less likely to succumb to authoritarian populism.
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    Bracing for a More Inflationary World

    Raghuram G. Rajan thinks central banks will remain under pressure to maintain tighter policies over the medium term.

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