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Jean Pisani-Ferry

Jean Pisani-Ferry

Writing for PS since 2010
141 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. Why Europe’s Franco-German Engine Is Stalling
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    Why Europe’s Franco-German Engine Is Stalling

    Jan 31, 2023 Jean Pisani-Ferry cautions that the two countries' differences are so substantial that a hasty compromise will not suffice.

  2. The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action
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    The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action

    Dec 1, 2022 Jean Pisani-Ferry & Selma Mahfouz identify the risks and short-term costs associated with the energy transition over the next decade.

  3. Europe’s Looming Energy Disaster
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    Europe’s Looming Energy Disaster

    Nov 1, 2022 Jean Pisani-Ferry worries that policy divergences are setting the stage for even deeper fragmentation and higher prices.

  4. How to Build the European Political Community
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    How to Build the European Political Community

    Oct 3, 2022 Jean Pisani-Ferry & Daniela Schwarzer urge those attending the EU's upcoming Prague summit to establish ambitious goals and a long-term timetable.

  5. Will Russia or the West Win the Economic and Financial Battle?
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    Will Russia or the West Win the Economic and Financial Battle?

    Sep 1, 2022 Jean Pisani-Ferry explains why supposed “shock and awe” sanctions are proving less effective than expected.

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    Putin’s Brezhnev Moment

    Aryeh Neier draws parallels between the regime’s ongoing crackdown on civil society and late Soviet repression.
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    Utopia or Bust

    J. Bradford DeLong considers our options for both expanding and effectively slicing the proverbial economic pie.
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    Germany’s Reckoning

    Helmut K. Anheier

    Germany is now grappling with a host of difficult questions about its place in the world, the nature of its politics, and its most cherished values. For a pacifist society in a new age of conflict and war, everything must change if things are to remain the same.

    traces the contours of the country's debate, triggered by the Ukraine war, about its strategic future.
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    Preempting a Generative AI Monopoly

    Diane Coyle urges policymakers to take steps to counter the anti-competitive implications of a rapidly emerging market.
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    Japan’s Strategic Imperative

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. sees the country doubling down on its best option for ensuring national security and regional stability.
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    China’s Savings Conundrum

    Zhang Jun explains why – and how – the country must stimulate household consumption to achieve a robust recovery.
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    The Flight of the Inflation Hawks

    Though the US Federal Reserve’s first interest-rate hike of 2023 is smaller than those that preceded it, policymakers have signaled that more increases are on the way, despite slowing price growth. But there is good reason to doubt the utility – and fear the consequences – of continued rate hikes, on both sides of the Atlantic.

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    How to Transform African Agriculture

    Safia Boly & Omid Kassiri identify four principles that could help governments across the continent boost food security.
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    Making Ukrainian Victory Possible

    Josep Borrell explains why continued military support and other forms of assistance remain critical.

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