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Jacek Rostowski

Jacek Rostowski

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Jacek Rostowski is a former minister of finance and deputy prime minister of Poland.

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  1. Why Putin Wants to Destroy Ukraine
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    Why Putin Wants to Destroy Ukraine

    Apr 25, 2022 Jacek Rostowski examines the historical and psychological roots of the Russian president’s brutal war.

  2. Lessons from the Polish Opposition
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    Lessons from the Polish Opposition

    Jul 13, 2020 Jacek Rostowski explains what anti-populist movements can learn from Rafał Trzaskowski's strong electoral performance.

  3. Europe’s “Hamiltonian Moment” or “Fort Sumter Fusillade”?
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    Europe’s “Hamiltonian Moment” or “Fort Sumter Fusillade”?

    Jun 8, 2020 Jacek Rostowski & Arnab Das consider what the Franco-German proposal for a European recovery fund really means for EU integration.

  4. The End of “Peak Germany” and the Return of France
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    The End of “Peak Germany” and the Return of France

    Aug 16, 2019 Jacek Rostowski & Arnab Das argue that France stands to benefit as the status of the European Union's leading power comes under threat.

  5. R.I.P. Brexit?
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    R.I.P. Brexit?

    Dec 20, 2018 Jacek Rostowski thinks Prime Minister Theresa May's EU exit plan would be unfeasible even if it weren't dead on arrival.

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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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    Britain Is Not an Emerging Market – Yet

    Kenneth Rogoff considers the implications of the new government’s poorly received economic-policy package.
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    When the Fed Stops Trying

    J. Bradford DeLong worries that the world's most important central bank is no longer looking for an optimal policy path.
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    No Security Without Climate Security

    Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why US policymakers need to focus more closely on global warming as an existential threat.
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    Development, Decarbonization, and Dumb Landowners

    Ricardo Hausmann argues that governments must manage natural resources more effectively to promote green growth.
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    The Trade Agenda Today

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala interviewed by Anne O. Krueger

    Recent global developments have shown what is at stake when trade becomes less open and transparent. To assess the current state of the international trading system and what lies in store for it, Anne O. Krueger queries World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about the biggest challenges facing her organization.

    about the challenges facing her organization.
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    King Dollar

    In recent weeks, the US dollar has reached 20-year highs against key foreign currencies, and all-time highs against the Chinese renminbi and the British pound. What is sustaining the greenback’s surge, and what are its most significant consequences?

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    The US Inflation Bonanza for Sovereign Debtors

    Gautam Nair & Federico Sturzenegger identify the big winners of a shock that is diluting mountains of debt around the world.

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