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Dambisa Moyo

Dambisa Moyo

Writing for PS since 2013
29 commentaries

Dambisa Moyo, an international economist, is the author of four New York Times bestselling books, including Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy Is Failing to Deliver Economic Growth – and How to Fix It (Basic Books, 2018).

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  1. What Should Jittery China Investors Do?
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    What Should Jittery China Investors Do?

    Nov 17, 2022 Dambisa Moyo considers the alternatives facing business leaders in light of the escalating Sino-American rivalry.

  2. Why Deglobalization Makes US Inflation Worse
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    Why Deglobalization Makes US Inflation Worse

    Oct 7, 2022 Dambisa Moyo laments that today’s inflationary surge has not elicited a coordinated global response.

  3. Why US Inflation Is Headed Down
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    Why US Inflation Is Headed Down

    Sep 19, 2022 Dambisa Moyo argues that, despite the disappointing August numbers, the US is still on track to restore price stability.

  4. The Real Stakes at Jackson Hole This Year
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    The Real Stakes at Jackson Hole This Year

    Aug 25, 2022 Dambisa Moyo argues that the heightened focus on inflation should not come at the expense of bigger long-term issues.

  5. The Wisdom of Whistleblowers
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    The Wisdom of Whistleblowers

    Nov 19, 2021 Dambisa Moyo considers the tool’s uses and limitations as a defense against official corruption and corporate malfeasance.

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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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    PS Commentators Respond: Could the “Chinese Century” Belong to India?

    From demographics to trade to GDP growth, China is currently struggling precisely where India seems to be thriving. At a time when the global economy’s center of gravity is shifting to Asia, we asked PS commentators whether India’s rising star will soon outshine China’s.

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    Why Industrial Policy Is Back

    Ricardo Hausmann explains why economic theory has finally begun to catch up with centuries of economic practice.
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    Patriots in Name Only

    Richard K. Sherwin considers the implications of the Republican Party's challenge to the state's power to make and enforce law.
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    Assassinated Are the Peacemakers?

    Nina L. Khrushcheva highlights the grave risks that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky would incur by negotiating with Russia.

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