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  1. Daron Acemoglu

    Daron Acemoglu

    Writing for PS since 2012
    27 Commentaries

    Daron Acemoglu, Professor of Economics at MIT, is co-author (with James A. Robinson) of Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty and The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty

  2. Kaushik Basu

    Kaushik Basu

    Writing for PS since 2002
    61 Commentaries

    Kaushik Basu, a former chief economist of the World Bank and chief economic adviser to the Government of India, is Professor of Economics at Cornell University and Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

  3. Shlomo Ben-Ami

    Shlomo Ben-Ami

    Writing for PS since 2006
    171 Commentaries

    Shlomo Ben-Ami, a former Israeli foreign minister, is Vice President of the Toledo International Center for Peace. He is the author of Scars of War, Wounds of Peace: The Israeli-Arab Tragedy.

  4. Carl Bildt

    Carl Bildt

    Writing for PS since 2009
    82 Commentaries

    Carl Bildt was Sweden’s foreign minister from 2006 to 2014 and Prime Minister from 1991 to 1994, when he negotiated Sweden’s EU accession. A renowned international diplomat, he served as EU Special Envoy to the Former Yugoslavia, High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, UN Special Envoy to the Balkans, and Co-Chairman of the Dayton Peace Conference. He is Co-Chair of the European Council on Foreign Relations. 

  5. Michael J. Boskin

    Michael J. Boskin

    Writing for PS since 2009
    73 Commentaries

    Michael J. Boskin is Professor of Economics at Stanford University and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He was Chairman of George H.W. Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1989 to 1993, and headed the so-called Boskin Commission, a congressional advisory body that highlighted errors in official US inflation estimates.

  6. Ian Buruma

    Ian Buruma

    Writing for PS since 2001
    165 Commentaries

    Ian Buruma is the author of numerous books, including Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of ToleranceYear Zero: A History of 1945, and, most recently,  A Tokyo Romance: A Memoir.

  7. Jorge G. Castañeda

    Jorge G. Castañeda

    Writing for PS since 2004
    74 Commentaries

    Jorge G. Castañeda, a former foreign minister of Mexico, is a professor at New York University and author of America Through Foreign Eyes.

  8. Brahma Chellaney

    Brahma Chellaney

    Writing for PS since 2009
    131 Commentaries

    Brahma Chellaney, Professor of Strategic Studies at the New Delhi-based Center for Policy Research and Fellow at the Robert Bosch Academy in Berlin, is the author of nine books, including Asian Juggernaut, Water: Asia’s New Battleground, and Water, Peace, and War: Confronting the Global Water Crisis.

  9. Diane Coyle

    Diane Coyle

    Writing for PS since 2017
    17 Commentaries

    Diane Coyle, Professor of Public Policy at the University of Cambridge, is the author, most recently, of Markets, State, and People: Economics for Public Policy (Princeton University Press, 2020).

  10. Howard Davies

    Howard Davies

    Writing for PS since 2009
    70 Commentaries

    Howard Davies, the first chairman of the United Kingdom’s Financial Services Authority (1997-2003), is Chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland. He was Director of the London School of Economics (2003-11) and served as Deputy Governor of the Bank of England and Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry.

  11. J. Bradford DeLong

    J. Bradford DeLong

    Writing for PS since 2002
    223 Commentaries

    J. Bradford DeLong is Professor of Economics at the University of California at Berkeley and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was Deputy Assistant US Treasury Secretary during the Clinton Administration, where he was heavily involved in budget and trade negotiations. His role in designing the bailout of Mexico during the 1994 peso crisis placed him at the forefront of Latin America’s transformation into a region of open economies, and cemented his stature as a leading voice in economic-policy debates.

  12. Kemal Derviş

    Kemal Derviş

    Writing for PS since 2003
    108 Commentaries

    Kemal Derviş, a former minister of economic affairs of Turkey and administrator for the United Nations Development Programme, is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

  13. Elizabeth Drew

    Elizabeth Drew

    Writing for PS since 2015
    64 Commentaries

    Elizabeth Drew is a Washington-based journalist and the author, most recently, of Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon's Downfall.

  14. Barry Eichengreen

    Barry Eichengreen

    Writing for PS since 2003
    149 Commentaries

    Barry Eichengreen is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, and a former senior policy adviser at the International Monetary Fund. His latest book is The Populist Temptation: Economic Grievance and Political Reaction in the Modern Era

  15. Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Writing for PS since 2010
    130 Commentaries

    Mohamed A. El-Erian, Chief Economic Adviser at Allianz, the corporate parent of PIMCO where he served as CEO and co-Chief Investment Officer, was Chairman of US President Barack Obama’s Global Development Council. He is President of Queens’ College, University of Cambridge, senior adviser at Gramercy, and Part-time Practice Professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He previously served as CEO of the Harvard Management Company and Deputy Director at the International Monetary Fund. He was named one of Foreign Policy’s Top 100 Global Thinkers four years running. He is the author, most recently, of The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability, and Avoiding the Next Collapse.

  16. Bill Emmott

    Bill Emmott

    Writing for PS since 2014
    33 Commentaries

    Bill Emmott, a former editor-in-chief of The Economist, is the author, most recently, of Japan’s Far More Female Future.

  17. Gareth Evans

    Gareth Evans

    Writing for PS since 2010
    71 Commentaries

    Gareth Evans, former Foreign Minister of Australia (1988-1996) and President of the International Crisis Group (2000-2009), is currently Chancellor of the Australian National University. He co-chairs the New York-based Global Center for the Responsibility to Protect and the Canberra-based Center for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament. He is the author of The Responsibility to Protect: Ending Mass Atrocity Crimes Once and For All and co-author of Nuclear Weapons: The State of Play 2015.

  18. Joschka Fischer

    Joschka Fischer

    Writing for PS since 2006
    175 Commentaries

    Joschka Fischer, Germany’s foreign minister and vice chancellor from 1998 to 2005, was a leader of the German Green Party for almost 20 years.

  19. Jeffrey Frankel

    Jeffrey Frankel

    Writing for PS since 2000
    170 Commentaries

    Jeffrey Frankel, Professor of Capital Formation and Growth at Harvard University, previously served as a member of President Bill Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisers. He is a research associate at the US National Bureau of Economic Research.

  20. Xiao Geng

    Xiao Geng

    Writing for PS since 2012
    97 Commentaries

    Xiao Geng, Chairman of the Hong Kong Institution for International Finance, is a professor and Director of the Research Institute of Maritime Silk-Road at Peking University HSBC Business School. 

  21. Jayati Ghosh

    Jayati Ghosh

    Writing for PS since 2018
    29 Commentaries

    Jayati Ghosh is Executive Secretary of International Development Economics Associates and a member of the Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation.

  22. Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

    Writing for PS since 2019
    6 Commentaries

    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.

  23. Gita Gopinath

    Gita Gopinath

    Writing for PS since 2012
    12 Commentaries

    Gita Gopinath, Professor of International Studies and Economics at Harvard University, is Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.

  24. Daniel Gros

    Daniel Gros

    Writing for PS since 2005
    140 Commentaries

    Daniel Gros is Director of the Centre for European Policy Studies. 

  25. Richard Haass

    Richard Haass

    Writing for PS since 2020
    120 Commentaries

    Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, previously served as Director of Policy Planning for the US State Department (2001-2003), and was President George W. Bush's special envoy to Northern Ireland and Coordinator for the Future of Afghanistan. He is the author of The World: A Brief Introduction (Penguin Press, 2020).

  26. Koichi Hamada

    Koichi Hamada

    Writing for PS since 2013
    43 Commentaries

    Koichi Hamada, Professor Emeritus at Yale University, was a special adviser to former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

  27. Ricardo Hausmann

    Ricardo Hausmann

    Writing for PS since 2001
    88 Commentaries

    Ricardo Hausmann, a former minister of planning of Venezuela and former Chief Economist at the Inter-American Development Bank, is a professor at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government and Director of the Harvard Growth Lab.

  28. Harold James

    Harold James

    Writing for PS since 2001
    175 Commentaries

    Harold James is Professor of History and International Affairs at Princeton University and a senior fellow at the Center for International Governance Innovation. A specialist on German economic history and on globalization, he is a co-author of The Euro and The Battle of Ideas, and the author of The Creation and Destruction of Value: The Globalization Cycle, Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm, and Making the European Monetary Union.

  29. Keyu Jin

    Keyu Jin

    Writing for PS since 2012
    20 Commentaries

    Keyu Jin, Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.

  30. Josef Joffe

    Josef Joffe

    Writing for PS since 2020
    2 Commentaries

    Josef Joffe, a fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, serves on the editorial council of the German weekly Die Zeit.

  31. Simon Johnson

    Simon Johnson

    Writing for PS since 2007
    132 Commentaries

    Simon Johnson, a former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, is a professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management and a co-chair of the COVID-19 Policy Alliance. He is the co-author, with Jonathan Gruber, of Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American Dream.

  32. Lee Jong-Wha

    Lee Jong-Wha

    Writing for PS since 2012
    47 Commentaries

    Lee Jong-Wha, Professor of Economics at Korea University, was Chief Economist at the Asian Development Bank and a senior adviser for international economic affairs to former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak.

  33. Zhang Jun

    Zhang Jun

    Writing for PS since 2005
    46 Commentaries

    Zhang Jun is Dean of the School of Economics at Fudan University and Director of the China Center for Economic Studies, a Shanghai-based think tank.

  34. Anatole Kaletsky

    Anatole Kaletsky

    Writing for PS since 1995
    74 Commentaries

    Anatole Kaletsky is Chief Economist and Co-Chairman of Gavekal Dragonomics. A former columnist at the Times of London, the International New York Times and the Financial Times, he is the author of Capitalism 4.0: The Birth of a New Economy in the Aftermath of Crisis, which anticipated many of the post-crisis transformations of the global economy. His 1985 book, Costs of Default, became an influential primer for Latin American and Asian governments negotiating debt defaults and restructurings with banks and the IMF.

  35. Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Writing for PS since 1997
    128 Commentaries

    Nina L. Khrushcheva, Professor of International Affairs at The New School, is a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute and the co-author (with Jeffrey Tayler), most recently, of In Putin’s Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia’s Eleven Time Zones.

  36. Anne O. Krueger

    Anne O. Krueger

    Writing for PS since 2014
    35 Commentaries

    Anne O. Krueger, a former World Bank chief economist and former first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund, is Senior Research Professor of International Economics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and Senior Fellow at the Center for International Development at Stanford University.

  37. Mark Leonard

    Mark Leonard

    Writing for PS since 2004
    61 Commentaries

    Mark Leonard is Director of the European Council on Foreign Relations.

  38. Bernard-Henri Lévy

    Bernard-Henri Lévy

    Writing for PS since 2015
    36 Commentaries

    Bernard-Henri Lévy is one of the founders of the “Nouveaux Philosophes” (New Philosophers) movement. His books include Left in Dark Times: A Stand Against the New Barbarism, American Vertigo: Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville, and most recently, The Empire and the Five Kings

  39. Dalia Marin

    Dalia Marin

    Writing for PS since 2014
    14 Commentaries

    Dalia Marin is Professor of International Economics at the Technical University of Munich’s School of Management and a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research.

  40. Mariana Mazzucato

    Mariana Mazzucato

    Writing for PS since 2015
    19 Commentaries

    Mariana Mazzucato, Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London and Founding Director of the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, is the author of The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy and The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths.

  41. Federica Mogherini

    Federica Mogherini

    Writing for PS since 2016
    3 Commentaries

    Federica Mogherini is a former high representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, and Italian minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation.

  42. Dambisa Moyo

    Dambisa Moyo

    Writing for PS since 2013
    22 Commentaries

    Dambisa Moyo, an international economist, is the author of four New York Times bestselling books, including Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy Is Failing to Deliver Economic Growth – and How to Fix It.

  43. Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

    Writing for PS since 2002
    212 Commentaries

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. is a professor at Harvard University and the author of Is the American Century Over? and Do Morals Matter? Presidents and Foreign Policy from FDR to Trump.

  44. Jim O'Neill

    Jim O'Neill

    Writing for PS since 2008
    88 Commentaries

    Jim O’Neill, a former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management and a former UK treasury minister, is Chair of Chatham House.

  45. Ana Palacio

    Ana Palacio

    Writing for PS since 2011
    114 Commentaries

    Ana Palacio, a former minister of foreign affairs of Spain and former senior vice president and general counsel of the World Bank Group, is a visiting lecturer at Georgetown University.

  46. Chris Patten

    Chris Patten

    Writing for PS since 2000
    122 Commentaries

    Chris Patten, the last British governor of Hong Kong and a former EU commissioner for external affairs, is Chancellor of the University of Oxford.

  47. Minxin Pei

    Minxin Pei

    Writing for PS since 2006
    73 Commentaries

    Minxin Pei is Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College and a non-resident senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States.

  48. Jean Pisani-Ferry

    Jean Pisani-Ferry

    Writing for PS since 2010
    116 Commentaries

    Jean Pisani-Ferry, a Senior Fellow at Brussels-based think tank Bruegel and a Senior Non-Resident Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, holds the Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa chair at the European University Institute.

  49. Katharina Pistor

    Katharina Pistor

    Writing for PS since 2000
    18 Commentaries

    Katharina Pistor, Professor of Comparative Law at Columbia Law School, is the author of The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality.

  50. Eric Posner

    Eric Posner

    Writing for PS since 2019
    6 Commentaries

    Eric Posner, a professor at the University of Chicago Law School, is the author, most recently, of The Demagogue’s Playbook: The Battle for American Democracy from the Founders to Trump.

  51. Raghuram G. Rajan

    Raghuram G. Rajan

    Writing for PS since 2003
    65 Commentaries

    Raghuram G. Rajan, former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, is Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and the author, most recently, of The Third Pillar: How Markets and the State Leave the Community Behind.

  52. Lucrezia Reichlin

    Lucrezia Reichlin

    Writing for PS since 2014
    22 Commentaries

    Lucrezia Reichlin, a former director of research at the European Central Bank, is Professor of Economics at the London Business School.

  53. Carmen M. Reinhart

    Carmen M. Reinhart

    Writing for PS since 2014
    43 Commentaries

    Carmen M. Reinhart is Chief Economist of the World Bank. 

  54. Stephen S. Roach

    Stephen S. Roach

    Writing for PS since 2011
    123 Commentaries

    Stephen S. Roach, a faculty member at Yale University and former Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, is the author of Unbalanced: The Codependency of America and China.

  55. Dani Rodrik

    Dani Rodrik

    Writing for PS since 1998
    178 Commentaries

    Dani Rodrik, Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, is the author of Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy.

  56. Mark Roe

    Mark Roe

    Writing for PS since 2004
    40 Commentaries

    Mark Roe is a professor at Harvard Law School. He is the author of studies of the impact of politics on corporate organization and corporate governance in the United States and around the world.

  57. Kenneth Rogoff

    Kenneth Rogoff

    Writing for PS since 2002
    201 Commentaries

    Kenneth Rogoff, Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Harvard University and recipient of the 2011 Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics, was the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund from 2001 to 2003. He is co-author of This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly and author of The Curse of Cash.

  58. Nouriel Roubini

    Nouriel Roubini

    Writing for PS since 2007
    147 Commentaries

    Nouriel Roubini, Professor of Economics at New York University's Stern School of Business and Chairman of Roubini Macro Associates, was Senior Economist for International Affairs in the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers during the Clinton Administration. He has worked for the International Monetary Fund, the US Federal Reserve, and the World Bank. His website is NourielRoubini.com, and he is the host of NourielToday.com.

  59. Jeffrey D. Sachs

    Jeffrey D. Sachs

    Writing for PS since 1995
    324 Commentaries

    Jeffrey D. Sachs, Professor of Sustainable Development and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University, is Director of Columbia’s Center for Sustainable Development and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. He has served as Special Adviser to three UN Secretaries-General. His books include The End of Poverty, Common Wealth, The Age of Sustainable Development, Building the New American Economy, and most recently, A New Foreign Policy: Beyond American Exceptionalism.

  60. Andrew Sheng

    Andrew Sheng

    Writing for PS since 2011
    107 Commentaries

    Andrew Sheng, Distinguished Fellow of the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong and a member of the UNEP Advisory Council on Sustainable Finance, is a former chairman of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission. His latest book is From Asian to Global Financial Crisis.

  61. Robert J. Shiller

    Robert J. Shiller

    Writing for PS since 2003
    128 Commentaries

    Robert J. Shiller, a 2013 Nobel laureate in economics, is Professor of Economics at Yale University and the co-creator of the Case-Shiller Index of US house prices. He is the author of Irrational ExuberancePhishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception (with George Akerlof), and Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events.

  62. Sławomir Sierakowski

    Sławomir Sierakowski

    Writing for PS since 2015
    70 Commentaries

    Sławomir Sierakowski, founder of the Krytyka Polityczna movement, is Director of the Institute for Advanced Study in Warsaw and Senior Fellow at the German Council on Foreign Relations. 

  63. Peter Singer

    Peter Singer

    Writing for PS since 2001
    189 Commentaries

    Peter Singer is Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University and founder of the non-profit organization The Life You Can Save. His books include Animal Liberation, Practical Ethics, The Ethics of What We Eat (with Jim Mason), Rethinking Life and Death, The Point of View of the Universe, co-authored with Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek, The Most Good You Can Do, Famine, Affluence, and Morality, One World Now, Ethics in the Real WorldWhy Vegan?, and Utilitarianism: A Very Short Introduction, also with Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek. In 2013, he was named the world's third "most influential contemporary thinker" by the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute.

  64. Hans-Werner Sinn

    Hans-Werner Sinn

    Writing for PS since 2002
    96 Commentaries

    Hans-Werner Sinn, Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Munich, is a former president of the Ifo Institute for Economic Research and serves on the German economy ministry’s Advisory Council. He is the author, most recently, of The Euro Trap: On Bursting Bubbles, Budgets, and Beliefs.

  65. Robert Skidelsky

    Robert Skidelsky

    Writing for PS since 2003
    173 Commentaries

    Robert Skidelsky, a member of the British House of Lords, is Professor Emeritus of Political Economy at Warwick University. The author of a three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes, he began his political career in the Labour party, became the Conservative Party’s spokesman for Treasury affairs in the House of Lords, and was eventually forced out of the Conservative Party for his opposition to NATO’s intervention in Kosovo in 1999.

  66. Anne-Marie Slaughter

    Anne-Marie Slaughter

    Writing for PS since 2006
    81 Commentaries

    Anne-Marie Slaughter, a former director of policy planning in the US State Department (2009-11), is CEO of the think tank New America, Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University, and the author of Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family.

  67. Javier Solana

    Javier Solana

    Writing for PS since 2004
    123 Commentaries

    Javier Solana, a former EU high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, secretary-general of NATO, and foreign minister of Spain, is President of EsadeGeo – Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics and Distinguished Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

  68. Michael Spence

    Michael Spence

    Writing for PS since 2008
    134 Commentaries

    Michael Spence, a Nobel laureate in economics, is Professor of Economics Emeritus and a former dean of the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. He is Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, serves on the Academic Committee at Luohan Academy, and co-chairs the Advisory Board of the Asia Global Institute. He was chairman of the independent Commission on Growth and Development, an international body that from 2006-10 analyzed opportunities for global economic growth, and is the author of The Next Convergence: The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed World.  

  69. Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Writing for PS since 2001
    283 Commentaries

    Joseph E. Stiglitz, a Nobel laureate in economics and University Professor at Columbia University, is Chief Economist at the Roosevelt Institute and a former senior vice president and chief economist of the World Bank. His most recent book is People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent.

  70. Arvind Subramanian

    Arvind Subramanian

    Writing for PS since 2012
    22 Commentaries

    Arvind Subramanian, a former chief economic adviser to the government of India, is Professor of Economics at Ashoka University. He is the author of Eclipse: Living in the Shadow of China’s Economic Dominance.

  71. John  B. Taylor

    John B. Taylor

    Writing for PS since 2020
    8 Commentaries

    John B. Taylor, Under Secretary of the US Treasury from 2001 to 2005, is Professor of Economics at Stanford University and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is the author of Global Financial Warriors and (with George P. Shultz) Choose Economic Freedom.

  72. Shashi Tharoor

    Shashi Tharoor

    Writing for PS since 2002
    148 Commentaries

    Shashi Tharoor, a former UN under-secretary-general and former Indian Minister of State for External Affairs and Minister of State for Human Resource Development, is an MP for the Indian National Congress. He is the author of Pax Indica: India and the World of the 21st Century.

  73. Adair Turner

    Adair Turner

    Writing for PS since 2010
    69 Commentaries

    Adair Turner, Chair of the Energy Transitions Commission, was Chair of the UK Financial Services Authority from 2008 to 2012. His latest book is Between Debt and the Devil.

  74. Laura Tyson

    Laura Tyson

    Writing for PS since 2012
    94 Commentaries

    Laura Tyson, former chair of the US President's Council of Economic Advisers, is Professor of the Graduate School at the Haas School of Business and Chair of the Blum Center Board of Trustees at the University of California, Berkeley.

  75. Yanis Varoufakis

    Yanis Varoufakis

    Writing for PS since 2015
    71 Commentaries

    Yanis Varoufakis, a former finance minister of Greece, is leader of the MeRA25 party and Professor of Economics at the University of Athens. 

  76. Andrés Velasco

    Andrés Velasco

    Writing for PS since 2001
    108 Commentaries

    Andrés Velasco, a former presidential candidate and finance minister of Chile, is Dean of the School of Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the author of numerous books and papers on international economics and development, and has served on the faculty at Harvard, Columbia, and New York Universities. 

  77. Guy Verhofstadt

    Guy Verhofstadt

    Writing for PS since 2011
    45 Commentaries

    Guy Verhofstadt, a former Belgian prime minister, is President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Group (ALDE) in the European Parliament and the author of Europe’s Last Chance: Why the European States Must Form a More Perfect Union.

  78. Shang-Jin Wei

    Shang-Jin Wei

    Writing for PS since 2015
    31 Commentaries

    Shang-Jin Wei, a former chief economist at the Asian Development Bank, is Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. 

  79. Ngaire Woods

    Ngaire Woods

    Writing for PS since 2013
    35 Commentaries

    Ngaire Woods is Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford.

  80. Yu Yongding

    Yu Yongding

    Writing for PS since 2010
    56 Commentaries

    Yu Yongding, a former president of the China Society of World Economics and director of the Institute of World Economics and Politics at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, served on the Monetary Policy Committee of the People’s Bank of China from 2004 to 2006. 

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