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Domna Michailidou

Domna Michailidou

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Domna Michailidou works for the Economics Department of the OECD and teaches at the Center for Development Studies at the University of Cambridge and the UCL School of Public Policy.

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  1. When Populism Can Kill
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    When Populism Can Kill

    Jul 20, 2017 Domna Michailidou & Jonathan Kennedy warn that hostility toward experts is undermining vaccination and causing avoidable outbreaks.

  2. Rethinking Humanitarian Aid in Civil Wars
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    Rethinking Humanitarian Aid in Civil Wars

    Oct 25, 2016 Jonathan Kennedy & Domna Michailidou show how conflicting mandates in the UN Charter are tying the organization's hands in Syria.

  3. The Politics of Polio Eradication
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    The Politics of Polio Eradication

    Mar 15, 2016 Jonathan Kennedy & Domna Michailidou recount how immunization workers overcame a recent reversal in the fight against the virus.

  4. Militant Islamism and Vaccine Skepticism
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    Militant Islamism and Vaccine Skepticism

    Oct 22, 2015 Jonathan Kennedy & Domna Michailidou urges a better understanding of why most polio cases occur in countries with Islamic insurgencies.

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    Is Putin in Peril?

    From alternate-reality annexations to fresh nuclear threats, Russian President Vladimir Putin seems more desperate than ever to project an image of strength after a string of battlefield defeats. As Ukrainian forces advance on Russian-occupied territories and hundreds of thousands of draft-age Russian men flee the Kremlin’s “partial mobilization,” we asked PS commentators to assess his prospects.

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    Liz Truss’s Backward Vision of the Future

    Diane Coyle argues that the new UK government will never cure what ails the British economy by living in the past.
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    The State Is Taking Back Energy

    Nick Butler sees increased government intervention in the sector as necessary but too often suboptimal.
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    The Stabilizing Effect of Inflation

    Daniel Gros explains why, despite the disruptions caused by monetary tightening, a financial crisis is unlikely.
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    Germany’s Emerging War Economy

    Dalia Marin outlines how the country can transform its economy and help Europe achieve strategic autonomy.
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    Japan’s Post-Abe Trust Crisis

    Akira Kawamoto explains how Fumio Kishida’s embattled government can regain public confidence and boost economic growth.
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    Liz Truss vs. the Bank of England

    Shang-Jin Wei explains how UK policymakers can prevent a financial crisis by helping pensioners and homeowners.
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    What’s Happened to China’s Economy?

    Zhang Jun worries that weakened incentives for local-government policy innovation are undermining dynamism and growth.
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    Women, Life, Freedom, and the Left

    Slavoj Žižek

    Four recent global news stories have revealed the varieties of women’s empowerment, showing how the politics of sex and gender can either challenge or reinforce existing power structures. For Western liberals, understanding these dynamics will be crucial to beating back the new right.

    shows how four recent news events highlight the failings of Western progressives to counter the far right.

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