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Djavad Salehi-Isfahani

Djavad Salehi-Isfahani

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Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, Professor of Economics at Virginia Tech, is a research fellow at the Economic Research Forum in Cairo and an associate of the Middle East Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center.

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  1. Iran's Vienna Gambit
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    Iran's Vienna Gambit

    Jan 18, 2022 Djavad Salehi-Isfahani explains why President Ebrahim Raisi’s tough stance in the ongoing nuclear talks is not without risks.

  2. Iran’s Empowered Hardliners
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    Iran’s Empowered Hardliners

    May 4, 2021 Djavad Salehi-Isfahani warns that, while there is a chance Joe Biden can revive the 2015 nuclear deal, the clock is ticking.

  3. Trump’s Blind March to War
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    Trump’s Blind March to War

    Jan 5, 2020 Djavad Salehi-Isfahani highlights the dangerously flawed US assumptions underlying the latest escalation of the conflict with Iran.

  4. Can Iran Outlast Trump?
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    Can Iran Outlast Trump?

    Dec 3, 2019 Djavad Salehi-Isfahani frames the debate that is now raging in the Islamic Republic amid escalating international sanctions.

  5. The Islamic Revolution at 40
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    The Islamic Revolution at 40

    Feb 12, 2019 Djavad Salehi-Isfahani argues that the material living standards of ordinary Iranians have improved since 1979.

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    How to Build the European Political Community

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Daniela Schwarzer urge those attending the EU's upcoming Prague summit to establish ambitious goals and a long-term timetable.
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    A Shocking Ten Days for the UK

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Recent policy decisions in the United Kingdom have jeopardized the country’s economic well-being and financial stability, with the most vulnerable segments of the population facing the greatest risks. But with rapid and coordinated action, policymakers can still change course.

    explains what policymakers must do to avoid further financial and economic upheaval.
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    Megan Greene and Hindou Ibrahim

    Oct 3, 2022

    Megan Greene is a senior fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard Kennedy School and a member of the Regenerative Crisis Response Committee.

    Hindou Ibrahim is Founder and President of the Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad and Co-Chair of the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change.

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    The Stagflationary Debt Crisis Is Here

    Nouriel Roubini

    The Great Moderation has given way to the Great Stagflation, which will be characterized by instability and a confluence of slow-motion negative supply shocks. US and global equities are already back in a bear market, and the scale of the crisis that awaits has not even been fully priced in yet.

    sees the latest market turmoil as a long-anticipated reckoning for bad policies and negative supply shocks.
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    The Cold War Is Back

    Joschka Fischer explains what the new Russian military and nuclear threat means for the European Union.
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    Putin Escalates, Europe Hesitates

    Simon Johnson urges European leaders to take three steps to counter Russia's illegal annexation of Ukrainian territory.
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    PS Events: Investing in Health for All

    PS editors present the Investing in Health for All event.
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    The ECB Has Been Driving EU Inflation

    Hans-Werner Sinn explains how the European Central Bank has contributed to soaring prices, including for energy.
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    The Populist Climate Threat

    Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.

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