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  1. Bruce Babbitt

    Bruce Babbitt

    Writing for PS since 2015
    1 Commentary

    Bruce Babbitt, former US Secretary of the Interior and former Governor of Arizona, is a board member of the Amazon Conservation Association.

  2. Philippe Bacchetta

    Philippe Bacchetta

    Writing for PS since 2002
    1 Commentary

    Director of the Study Center Gerzensee (a foundation of the Swiss National Bank) and Professor of Economics at the University of Lausanne.

  3. Michelle Bachelet

    Michelle Bachelet

    Writing for PS since 2012
    1 Commentary

    Michelle Bachelet, the former president of Chile, is the Executive Director of UN Women.

  4. Urban Backstrom

    Writing for PS since 2009
    1 Commentary

    Urban Backstrom is Director General of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise and a former State Secretary in the Ministry of Finance who was charged with managing the 1991-1993 Swedish banking crisis.

  5. Shaida Badiee

    Shaida Badiee

    Writing for PS since 2015
    1 Commentary

    Shaida Badiee is Managing Director and co-founder of Open Data Watch.

  6. Robert Badinter

    Writing for PS since 2007
    1 Commentary

    Robert Badinter is a former President of France's Constitutional Court. As Minister of Justice he abolished the guillotine and the death penalty in France. He is now a member of the French Senate.

  7. Hoda Badran

    Hoda Badran

    Writing for PS since 2012
    1 Commentary

    Hoda Badran is President of the Egyptian Feminist Union.

  8. Bertrand Badré

    Bertrand Badré

    Writing for PS since 2014
    13 Commentaries

    Bertrand Badré, a former Managing Director of the World Bank, is CEO of Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital and the author of Can Finance Save the World? 

  9. Alberto Bagnai

    Alberto Bagnai

    Writing for PS since 2015
    1 Commentary

    Alberto Bagnai is Associate Professor of Economic Policy at the Gabriele d'Annunzio University, and a research associate at the Centre de Recherche en Economie Appliquée à la Mondialisation at the University of Rouen.

  10. Amer Baig

    Amer Baig

    Writing for PS since 2019
    1 Commentary

    Amer Baig is a partner and founder of Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital.

  11. Martin Neil Baily

    Martin Neil Baily

    Writing for PS since 2013
    9 Commentaries

    Martin Neil Baily is Chair in Economic Policy Development and Senior Fellow and Director of the Business and Public Policy Initiative at the Brookings Institution.

  12. Frank Bainimarama

    Frank Bainimarama

    Writing for PS since 2019
    1 Commentary

    Frank Bainimarama is Prime Minister of Fiji.

  13. Narges Bajoghli is an assistant professor of Middle East Studies at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, and the author of Iran Reframed: Anxieties of Power in the Islamic Republic.

  14. Arthur Baker

    Arthur Baker

    Writing for PS since 2019
    1 Commentary

    Arthur Baker is a research associate at the Center for Global Development.

  15. Chris Baker

    Writing for PS since 2002
    1 Commentary

    Chris Baker is co-author of Thailand: Economy and Politics, Thailand's Boom and Bust, and Thailand's Crisis.

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    Understanding the Pandemic Stock Market

    Robert J. Shiller

    The worse economic fundamentals and forecasts become, the more mysterious stock-market outcomes in the US appear. At a time when genuine news suggests that equity prices should be tanking, not hitting record highs, explanations based on crowd psychology, the virality of ideas, and the dynamics of narrative epidemics can shed some light.

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