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Diane Coyle

Diane Coyle

Writing for PS since 2017
31 commentaries
1 videos & podcasts

Diane Coyle, Professor of Public Policy at the University of Cambridge, is the author, most recently, of Cogs and Monsters: What Economics Is, and What It Should Be (Princeton University Press, 2021).

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  1. Preempting a Generative AI Monopoly
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    Preempting a Generative AI Monopoly

    Feb 2, 2023 Diane Coyle urges policymakers to take steps to counter the anti-competitive implications of a rapidly emerging market.

  2. The Double Transformation
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    The Double Transformation

    Dec 9, 2022 Diane Coyle urges antitrust regulators to update their thinking to accommodate the net-zero transition.

  3. Liz Truss’s Backward Vision of the Future
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    Liz Truss’s Backward Vision of the Future

    Oct 6, 2022 Diane Coyle argues that the new UK government will never cure what ails the British economy by living in the past.

  4. Inflation’s Emotional Scars
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    Inflation’s Emotional Scars

    Aug 16, 2022 Diane Coyle thinks today's surging prices will have two profound consequences for Western economies.

  5. Rethinking Supply Chains
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    Rethinking Supply Chains

    Jun 10, 2022 Diane Coyle shows how many of today’s global production problems have been decades in the making.

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    Putin’s Brezhnev Moment

    Aryeh Neier draws parallels between the regime’s ongoing crackdown on civil society and late Soviet repression.
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    Utopia or Bust

    J. Bradford DeLong considers our options for both expanding and effectively slicing the proverbial economic pie.
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    Germany’s Reckoning

    Helmut K. Anheier

    Germany is now grappling with a host of difficult questions about its place in the world, the nature of its politics, and its most cherished values. For a pacifist society in a new age of conflict and war, everything must change if things are to remain the same.

    traces the contours of the country's debate, triggered by the Ukraine war, about its strategic future.
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    Preempting a Generative AI Monopoly

    Diane Coyle urges policymakers to take steps to counter the anti-competitive implications of a rapidly emerging market.
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    Japan’s Strategic Imperative

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. sees the country doubling down on its best option for ensuring national security and regional stability.
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    China’s Savings Conundrum

    Zhang Jun explains why – and how – the country must stimulate household consumption to achieve a robust recovery.
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    The Flight of the Inflation Hawks

    Though the US Federal Reserve’s first interest-rate hike of 2023 is smaller than those that preceded it, policymakers have signaled that more increases are on the way, despite slowing price growth. But there is good reason to doubt the utility – and fear the consequences – of continued rate hikes, on both sides of the Atlantic.

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    How to Transform African Agriculture

    Safia Boly & Omid Kassiri identify four principles that could help governments across the continent boost food security.
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    Making Ukrainian Victory Possible

    Josep Borrell explains why continued military support and other forms of assistance remain critical.

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