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Daniel Gros

Daniel Gros

Writing for PS since 2005
184 commentaries

Daniel Gros is Director of the Institute for European Policy-Making at Bocconi University.

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  1. Europe’s Geoeconomic Competitiveness Challenge
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    Europe’s Geoeconomic Competitiveness Challenge

    May 10, 2024 Daniel Gros highlights the security risks raised by the prolonged decline of the EU’s relative economic power.

  2. The Hidden Costs of “Slowbalization”
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    The Hidden Costs of “Slowbalization”

    Apr 9, 2024 Daniel Gros explains why countries that engage in discriminatory practices end up paying the price.

  3. Japan’s Self-Inflicted Decline
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    Japan’s Self-Inflicted Decline

    Mar 6, 2024 Daniel Gros thinks the deterioration of the Japanese consumer-electronics industry carries important lessons for Europe.

  4. Central Banks’ 2% Inflation Target Is Not the Finish Line
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    Central Banks’ 2% Inflation Target Is Not the Finish Line

    Feb 13, 2024 Daniel Gros argues that the goal of monetary policy should be to get workers and producers to forget about inflation.

  5. Western Chip Subsidies Will Benefit China
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    Western Chip Subsidies Will Benefit China

    Jan 9, 2024 Daniel Gros considers the merits of US and EU programs to support domestic microchip production.

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    Is the Quad Becoming a Potemkin Alliance?

    Brahma Chellaney fears that US President Joe Biden’s conciliatory approach toward China is undermining Indo-Pacific security.
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    The High Costs of the New US Tariffs on Chinese EVs

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

    Every time one set of protectionist measures against China disappoints, the United States escalates its economic war in the hope that additional restrictions will prove more effective. Yet by slapping massive tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles, America has laid bare its own hypocrisy and economic vulnerabilities.

    laments the Biden administration's embrace of costly, futile efforts to outcompete low-cost rivals.
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    How G7 Leaders Can Unlock Financing for Africa

    William Ruto

    With many African countries trapped in perpetual cycles of debt, financing investment in sustainable development has become increasingly difficult, if not impossible. The situation demands that wealthy countries step up and offer debt relief and cancellation, in addition to more concessional and long-term financing.

    urges wealthy countries to help bring the global financial system into line with the developing world's needs.
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    The Threat of Trumpflation and a Fed War

    J. Bradford DeLong thinks monetary hawks should be more worried about the return of a populist demagogue to the White House.
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    Is China Too Old to Get Rich?

    Yi Fuxian explains why the country’s rising median age is at the root of its current malaise.
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    The Dangerous Retreat into Protectionism

    Carl Bildt warns that nothing good will come from a more deeply fragmented global economy.
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    The Case for Ukraine’s NATO Accession

    Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub explain why giving in to the Kremlin’s nuclear blackmail could push the alliance into a death spiral.
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    Don’t Believe the AI Hype

    Daron Acemoglu finds nothing to support widely cited assessments of the technology’s near-term potential.
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    What the China Pessimists Are Getting Wrong

    Yu Yongding rejects gloomy narratives about the economy’s prospects and proposes ways to revive growth.

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