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Mark Leonard

Mark Leonard

Writing for PS since 2004
72 commentaries
6 videos & podcasts

Mark Leonard is Director of the European Council on Foreign Relations and the author of The Age of Unpeace: How Connectivity Causes Conflict (Bantam Press, 2021).

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  1. The Connectivity War
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    The Connectivity War

    Dec 1, 2021 Mark Leonard describes how globalization and connectivity offer new means for engaging in conflict, as the recent migration crises demonstrate all too clearly.

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    Why Did Almost Nobody See Inflation Coming?

    Jason Furman

    Forecasting inflation is a staple of macroeconomic modeling, yet virtually all economists’ predictions for the United States in 2021 were way off the mark. This dismal performance reflected a collective failure to take economic models seriously enough, as well as other analytical shortcomings.

    ascribes near-universal forecasting errors in 2021 to not taking economic models seriously enough.
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    Envisioning Governance 4.0

    Klaus Schwab

    When the COVID-19 pandemic ends, the world will need a new governance model that differs from its predecessors in several fundamental respects. In particular, while finance, economics, and business remain vitally important, they must serve society and nature – not the other way around.

    argues that tackling today’s global challenges will require a transformation of institutions and leadership.
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