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Jean Pisani-Ferry

Jean Pisani-Ferry

Writing for PS since 2010
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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Reinventing the European Union
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    Reinventing the European Union

    Feb 27, 2023 Jean Pisani-Ferry explains why, for the third time, member states must redefine the bloc's priorities, structure, and purpose.

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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.
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    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
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    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
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    Which AI Risks Matter?

    Edoardo Campanella

    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
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    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.

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