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Jean Pisani-Ferry

Jean Pisani-Ferry

Writing for PS since 2010
136 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. A New Test for EU Solidarity
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    A New Test for EU Solidarity

    Jul 29, 2022 Jean Pisani-Ferry explains why the fallout from the Ukraine war is threatening Europe’s cohesion for the second time in a decade.

  2. France’s Constitution Will Be Tested
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    France’s Constitution Will Be Tested

    Jun 21, 2022 Jean Pisani-Ferry thinks the recent parliamentary election result risks pushing the country’s political system to breaking point.

  3. The Eurozone’s Unusual Policy Playbook
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    The Eurozone’s Unusual Policy Playbook

    May 30, 2022 Jean Pisani-Ferry highlights three reasons for the current policy confusion among governments and central bankers.

  4. Macron’s Post-Election Dilemma
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    Macron’s Post-Election Dilemma

    Apr 26, 2022 Jean Pisani-Ferry argues that the French president must reach out in his second term to those with whom he has little in common.

  5. Crunch Time for Europe's Economic Sanctions
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    Crunch Time for Europe's Economic Sanctions

    Mar 29, 2022 Jean Pisani-Ferry questions whether the EU is willing to pay the costs of penalizing Russia further.

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    Who Will Establish Metaverse Ethics?

    Josh Entsminger, et al. highlight the urgency of providing oversight before tech companies make self-regulation the norm.
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    The Belarusian Opposition Is Growing Stronger

    Sławomir Sierakowski cites many examples showing that the country’s democracy movement has been adapting and growing quickly.
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    A Bold and Realistic Energy Transition

    Sultan Al Jaber explains why policies aimed at divesting too soon from hydrocarbons will be self-defeating.
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    Degeneracy, Depravity, and the New Right

    Slavoj Žižek

    While Kremlin propagandists and the the West's pro-Russian alt-right present themselves as the embodiment of traditional Christian values, their words and actions countenance genocide and glorify sexual violence. By embracing the obscene, they offer an attractive package for chauvinists of all stripes.

    shows how the movement is widening its appeal by openly appealing to adherents' worst impulses.
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    Green Pacifism Goes to War

    Josef Joffe examines the roots of the party’s hawkish turn in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
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    Sustaining Economic Growth in an Age of Deglobalization

    Keun Lee sees the experiences of Malaysia and Chile as useful case studies for escaping the middle-income trap.
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    The Taliban’s War on Women and Girls

    Yasmine Sherif & Gordon Brown urge the Afghan government to honor its promises on education and economic participation.
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    Inflation’s Emotional Scars

    Diane Coyle thinks today's surging prices will have two profound consequences for Western economies.
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    Did the Afghan Failure Lead to the Ukraine War?

    Carl Bildt revisits the fall of Kabul to consider its implications for America and the world, one year later.

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