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Maciej Kisilowski

Maciej Kisilowski

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Maciej Kisilowski is Associate Professor of Law and Public Management at Central European University.

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  1. Does the West Need Autocrats to Fight Putin?
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    Does the West Need Autocrats to Fight Putin?

    Mar 23, 2022 Maciej Kisilowski thinks the sudden reliance on authoritarian regimes in Poland and elsewhere is both ill-advised and unnecessary.

  2. Ukraine's Lessons for NATO's Eastern Flank
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    Ukraine's Lessons for NATO's Eastern Flank

    Feb 25, 2022 Maciej Kisilowski & Anna Wojciuk worry that Hungary and Poland are on a similar trajectory of internal division and external vulnerability.

  3. How Democracies Can Beat the Pandemic
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    How Democracies Can Beat the Pandemic

    Apr 2, 2020 Maciej Kisilowski & Anna Wojciuk advocate the formation of national unity governments in Europe and elsewhere to combat COVID-19.

  4. Democratic Lessons from the EU
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    Democratic Lessons from the EU

    May 14, 2019 Maciej Kisilowski & Wojciech Przybylski argue that Poland and other countries should learn from how European institutions manage political diversity.

  5. How Eastern Europe Blew Up the West
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    How Eastern Europe Blew Up the West

    Jan 24, 2017 Maciej Kisilowski explains why Viktor Orbán’s brand of “illiberal democracy” has succeeded as a political innovation.

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    Russia’s Financial Crisis Must Come Sooner

    Simon Johnson shows why a low price cap for the country’s crude exports would render the Kremlin’s war economy untenable.
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    QE with Chinese Characteristics?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng urge China to use monetary policy to tackle some of the biggest challenges it faces.
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    Why Europe and Latin America Need Each Other

    Josep Borrell

    In a world of giants, the EU and Mercosur together represent just 10% of the world’s population and 20% of global GDP. If either wants to wield global influence, it needs the other, making the EU-Mercosur trade agreement a strategic imperative.

    urge European Union and Latin American leaders to revive momentum toward a long-overdue trade agreement.
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    Let the WTO Referee Carbon Border Taxes

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how a revived World Trade Organization can play a central role in combating climate change.
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    Elon Musk’s Not-so-Hidden Agenda

    Jason Stanley thinks the mogul's takeover of Twitter reflects his interest in destroying all democratic information spaces.
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    Saadia Zahidi on government spending, debt distress, the Iran protests, and more

    Saadia Zahidi argues that social-safety nets must be customized and targeted to ensure efficiency, advocates a more responsible approach to deficit reduction and fiscal consolidation, describes the complex recipe for helping countries reap the benefits of greater female labor-force participation, and more.
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    The Birth of a New International Order

    Joschka Fischer sees global great-power relations taking shape around a Sino-American dominated pentarchy.
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    The World Cup Syndrome

    Raj Persaud reflects on the effects that loving the “beautiful game” can have on one’s health and finances.
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    Rebooting the World Bank

    Suma Chakrabarti & Chris Humphrey outline key reforms that could help the institution regain the trust of developing countries.

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