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Gene Frieda

Gene Frieda

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Gene Frieda, a global strategist at PIMCO, is a senior visiting fellow at the London School of Economics.

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  1. Is the Pound Close to the Breaking Point?
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    Is the Pound Close to the Breaking Point?

    Sep 16, 2022 Gene Frieda argues that the United Kingdom’s planned energy price cap could lead to a sterling collapse.

  2. The Dollar’s Reserves of Strength
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    The Dollar’s Reserves of Strength

    Apr 8, 2022 Gene Frieda explains why financial sanctions against Russia are unlikely to weaken the greenback’s global hegemony.

  3. China’s Difficult Balancing Act
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    China’s Difficult Balancing Act

    Feb 7, 2019 Gene Frieda says China's leaders must stabilize growth quickly to avoid a sharp currency devaluation in the future.

  4. Emerging Markets’ Shifting Bottom Line
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    Emerging Markets’ Shifting Bottom Line

    Sep 19, 2018 Gene Frieda argues that many old assumptions about investing in emerging markets now need to be reconsidered.

  5. The Coming Financial Volatility
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    The Coming Financial Volatility

    Jul 24, 2017 Gene Frieda believes investors in risky asset markets should be more worried about monetary tightening.

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    A Subsidy War Without Winners

    Andrés Velasco calls on policymakers to avoid petty conflicts and work together to encourage green investments.
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    Japan’s New Security Posture Is Abe’s Legacy

    Taniguchi Tomohiko explains how the government’s ambitious defense agenda expands on the late prime minister’s ideas.
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    For the Common Good

    Mariana Mazzucato outlines a new governance model for ensuring a fairer distribution of agency, risk, and reward.
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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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