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Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

Writing for PS since 2019
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Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, a former World Bank Group chief economist and editor-in-chief of the American Economic Review, is Professor of Economics at Yale University.

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  1. What Stopped Globalization?
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    What Stopped Globalization?

    Sep 20, 2022 Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg shows how the Ukraine war achieved what neither soaring inequality nor the COVID-19 pandemic could.

  2. Rate Hikes Alone Won't Curb Inflation
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    Rate Hikes Alone Won't Curb Inflation

    Jul 21, 2022 Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg shows why a more comprehensive policy response is needed to rein in rising prices.

  3. To Fight Inflation, Fight Protectionism
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    To Fight Inflation, Fight Protectionism

    May 12, 2022 Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg touts an effective way for President Joe Biden's administration to do more to reduce costs for US consumers.

  4. Lose-Lose Trade Sanctions
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    Lose-Lose Trade Sanctions

    Mar 17, 2022 Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg argues that trade sanctions are a politically convenient but economically misguided response to Russia's war.

  5. Who Is Winning the Trade War?
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    Who Is Winning the Trade War?

    Jan 20, 2022 Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg shows that while the two main parties, China and the US, have both lost, “bystander” countries have gained.

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    The ECB Has Been Driving EU Inflation

    Hans-Werner Sinn explains how the European Central Bank has contributed to soaring prices, including for energy.
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    The Populist Climate Threat

    Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.
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    Britain Is Not an Emerging Market – Yet

    Kenneth Rogoff considers the implications of the new government’s poorly received economic-policy package.
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    When the Fed Stops Trying

    J. Bradford DeLong worries that the world's most important central bank is no longer looking for an optimal policy path.
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    No Security Without Climate Security

    Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why US policymakers need to focus more closely on global warming as an existential threat.
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    Development, Decarbonization, and Dumb Landowners

    Ricardo Hausmann argues that governments must manage natural resources more effectively to promote green growth.
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    The Trade Agenda Today

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala interviewed by Anne O. Krueger

    Recent global developments have shown what is at stake when trade becomes less open and transparent. To assess the current state of the international trading system and what lies in store for it, Anne O. Krueger queries World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about the biggest challenges facing her organization.

    about the challenges facing her organization.
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    King Dollar

    In recent weeks, the US dollar has reached 20-year highs against key foreign currencies, and all-time highs against the Chinese renminbi and the British pound. What is sustaining the greenback’s surge, and what are its most significant consequences?

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    The US Inflation Bonanza for Sovereign Debtors

    Gautam Nair & Federico Sturzenegger identify the big winners of a shock that is diluting mountains of debt around the world.

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