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Edoardo Campanella

Edoardo Campanella

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Edoardo Campanella, Senior Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at the Harvard Kennedy School, is co-author (with Marta Dassù) of Anglo Nostalgia: The Politics of Emotion in a Fractured West (Oxford University Press, 2019).

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  1. The Microchips Are Down
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    The Microchips Are Down

    Jan 13, 2023 Edoardo Campanella recounts how semiconductors became both economically and geopolitically central to today's world.

  2. Saudi Arabia Swings Toward Russia
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    Saudi Arabia Swings Toward Russia

    Oct 13, 2022 Edoardo Campanella explains the broader implications of the Kingdom’s decision to embrace its swing-producer role.

  3. Understanding the US-China Rivalry
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    Understanding the US-China Rivalry

    Aug 12, 2022 Edoardo Campanella reviews five recent books on the recent history, and worrisome future, of the Sino-American relationship.

  4. Nostalgia Dies Last
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    Nostalgia Dies Last

    May 3, 2022 Edoardo Campanella explains how and why appeals to an illusory past will continue to shape politics in the years ahead.

  5. Social Capitalism
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    Social Capitalism

    Apr 12, 2021 Edoardo Campanella thinks the pandemic has placed a premium on the norms and structures needed for mutual trust and solidarity.

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    Helping Middle-Income Energy Exporters Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit

    Carlos Lopes explains what it will take for resource-rich economies to diversify and develop new revenue sources.
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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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