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Paola Subacchi

Paola Subacchi

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Paola Subacchi, Professor of International Economics at the University of London’s Queen Mary Global Policy Institute, is the author of The Cost of Free Money  (Yale University Press, 2020) and the recent report, China and the Global Financial Architecture: Keeping Two Tracks on One Path.

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  1. China’s New Direction
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    China’s New Direction

    Jan 6, 2023 Paola Subacchi considers the implications of a systemically important country turning its back on the system.

  2. Will Italy’s Turmoil Push Europe Back to the Brink?
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    Will Italy’s Turmoil Push Europe Back to the Brink?

    Jul 26, 2022 Paola Subacchi worries that Mario Draghi’s downfall may threaten the country’s fiscal stability – and the eurozone’s survival.

  3. How to Engage with China
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    How to Engage with China

    May 27, 2022 Paola Subacchi cautions against efforts to limit multilateral cooperation to countries with shared values and principles.

  4. Italy's Draghi Recovery at Risk
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    Italy's Draghi Recovery at Risk

    Jan 17, 2022 Paola Subacchi wonders whether the upcoming presidential election will doom the country’s progress toward economic renewal.

  5. The G20 Family Reunion
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    The G20 Family Reunion

    Oct 26, 2021 Paola Subacchi thinks relationship-building and mending ties with China should be the top priorities at the upcoming summit.

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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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