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Raphaël Hadas-Lebel

Raphaël Hadas-Lebel

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Raphaël Hadas-Lebel, author of Hundred and One Words about the French Democracy, is a former president of the Conseil d'État (State Council) Social Section and chaired the Conseil d’orientation des retraites (Pensions Advisory Council) from 2006 to 2015.

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  1. The Battle for French Pension Reform
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    The Battle for French Pension Reform

    Feb 4, 2020 Raphaël Hadas-Lebel defends the Macron government's plans for overhauling an outdated, overly complex retirement system.

  2. The Making and Breaking of Constitutions
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    The Making and Breaking of Constitutions

    Oct 4, 2019 Raphaël Hadas-Lebel examines the dynamics of constitutional change in times of political crisis.

  3. Can Fake News Be Outlawed?
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    Can Fake News Be Outlawed?

    Jan 16, 2018 Raphaël Hadas-Lebel examines the merits and risks of French President Emmanuel Macron's proposed media reforms.

  4. France’s Model of Resilience to Terror
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    France’s Model of Resilience to Terror

    Dec 7, 2017 Raphaël Hadas-Lebel reflects on the country's response to the threat of extremist violence in the two years since the Paris attacks.

  5. Transparency’s Diminishing Returns
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    Transparency’s Diminishing Returns

    Sep 13, 2017 Raphaël Hadas-Lebel considers whether French President Emmanuel Macron's new ethics push has gone too far.

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    Why Deglobalization Makes US Inflation Worse

    Dambisa Moyo laments that today’s inflationary surge has not elicited a coordinated global response.
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    How to Tax Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits

    Clemens Fuest & Axel Ockenfels

    Given the complexities of modern markets, economies, and legal regimes, new levies on energy companies will always run into implementation problems. To prevent supply shortages and other disastrous unintended consequences, policymakers must proceed with caution and coordinate across borders.

    consider the underappreciated difficulties of implementing new levies without creating unwanted side effects.
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    Is Putin in Peril?

    From alternate-reality annexations to fresh nuclear threats, Russian President Vladimir Putin seems more desperate than ever to project an image of strength after a string of battlefield defeats. As Ukrainian forces advance on Russian-occupied territories and hundreds of thousands of draft-age Russian men flee the Kremlin’s “partial mobilization,” we asked PS commentators to assess his prospects.

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    Liz Truss’s Backward Vision of the Future

    Diane Coyle argues that the new UK government will never cure what ails the British economy by living in the past.
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    The State Is Taking Back Energy

    Nick Butler sees increased government intervention in the sector as necessary but too often suboptimal.
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    The Stabilizing Effect of Inflation

    Daniel Gros explains why, despite the disruptions caused by monetary tightening, a financial crisis is unlikely.
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    Germany’s Emerging War Economy

    Dalia Marin outlines how the country can transform its economy and help Europe achieve strategic autonomy.
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    Japan’s Post-Abe Trust Crisis

    Akira Kawamoto explains how Fumio Kishida’s embattled government can regain public confidence and boost economic growth.
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    Liz Truss vs. the Bank of England

    Shang-Jin Wei explains how UK policymakers can prevent a financial crisis by helping pensioners and homeowners.

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