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Jean Pisani-Ferry

Jean Pisani-Ferry

Writing for PS since 2010
147 commentaries

Jean Pisani-Ferry, a senior fellow at the Brussels-based think tank Bruegel and a senior non-resident fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, holds the Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa chair at the European University Institute.

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  1. Finding a New French Majority
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    Finding a New French Majority

    Jul 12, 2024 Jean Pisani-Ferry assesses what must happen to form a stable government after an election that produced a hung parliament.

  2. Can Climate Investment be Financed by Debt?
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    Can Climate Investment be Financed by Debt?

    Jul 4, 2023 Jean Pisani-Ferry urges EU leaders and member states to address a fiscal question that they have long ignored.

  3. Europe’s Climate Quandary
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    Europe’s Climate Quandary

    Jun 1, 2023 Jean Pisani-Ferry assesses the inevitable trade-offs the European Union must confront in achieving its clean-energy targets.

  4. The Economic Threat of Undisciplined Geopolitical Primacy
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    The Economic Threat of Undisciplined Geopolitical Primacy

    May 1, 2023 Jean Pisani-Ferry argues that the mismanagement of globalization does not negate its overall benefits.

  5. Can “Cooperative Rivalry” Work?
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    Can “Cooperative Rivalry” Work?

    Mar 28, 2023 Jean Pisani-Ferry worries that America and China will be unable to find common ground on preserving the global commons.

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    Africa’s Hobbled Hegemons

    Adekeye Adebajo

    In the face of regional turmoil, rising extremism, and heightened geopolitical tensions, Africa urgently needs strong leadership. But its two most significant regional powers, Nigeria and South Africa, are too constrained by domestic challenges to represent Africa’s interests effectively on the world stage.

    examines the causes of political and economic malaise in Nigeria and South Africa.
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    The US Needs a Techno-Industrial Strategy

    Liza Tobin & Addis Goldman outline a three-pronged approach that would entrench American leadership in advanced industries.
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    The Fed Should Not Cut Interest Rates Yet

    Michael R. Strain argues that declaring victory over inflation, while tempting, would be to misread current economic conditions.
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    Preparing for a Future of Extreme Heat Waves

    Renzo R. Guinto urges political leaders to place resilience at the heart of housing, transport, and water policies.
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    Israel Is Enabling Iran’s War of Attrition

    Shlomo Ben-Ami thinks that Binyamin Netanyahu and his messianic allies are hastening the destruction of the Jewish state.
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    Unlocking IMF Reform

    Barry Eichengreen

    Sketching a reform agenda for the International Monetary Fund is easy; implementing reform is hard. It will require, among other things, the US to give up its veto in the institution, and China to assume more responsibility for global stability and the problems of other economies.

    writes that the key is a governance overhaul combined with a renewed focus on the Fund’s core mission.
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    The King of the Americans

    Steve Pincus observes that the US Supreme Court has given the president powers denied to English monarchs since James II.
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    Will Trump Benefit from the Attempt on His Life?

    Shang-Jin Wei draws parallels between the attack on Trump and the incident that swayed the 2004 Taiwanese election.
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    Fighting Climate Change Requires a Different Mindset

    Sonia Guajajara thinks the rest of the world can learn a lot from how indigenous peoples relate to nature.

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