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  1. Tony La Viña

    Tony La Viña

    Writing for PS since 2021
    1 Commentary

    Tony La Viña is Associate Director for Climate Policy and International Relations of Manila Observatory of the Philippines.

  2. Alison L. LaCroix

    Alison L. LaCroix

    Writing for PS since 2022
    2 Commentaries

    Alison L. LaCroix, a former member of the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States, is Professor of Law and an associate member of the History Department at the University of Chicago and the author of the forthcoming The Interbellum Constitution: Union, Commerce, and Slavery in the Age of Federalism (Yale University Press, 2023).

  3. Gordon LaForge

    Gordon LaForge

    Writing for PS since 2023
    1 Commentary

    Gordon LaForge is a senior policy analyst at New America and a lecturer at the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University.

  4. Mart Laar

    Mart Laar

    Writing for PS since 2001
    2 Commentaries

    Mart Laar is a former Estonian Prime Minister and now a member of the Estonian National Parliament.

  5. David F. Labaree

    David F. Labaree

    Writing for PS since 2018
    1 Commentary

    David F. Labaree is Professor of Education at Stanford University, and the author of A Perfect Mess: The Unlikely Ascendancy of American Higher Education.

  6. Eric Labaye

    Eric Labaye

    Writing for PS since 2013
    3 Commentaries

    Eric Labaye is Chairman of the McKinsey Global Institute.

  7. Marie Laberge

    Marie Laberge

    Writing for PS since 2019
    1 Commentary

    Marie Laberge works with the United Nations Development Programme to support national efforts to measure and monitor governance, peace, and security.

  8. Marion Laboure

    Marion Laboure

    Writing for PS since 2018
    5 Commentaries

    Marion Laboure, a lecturer at Harvard University, is a senior economist at Deutsche Bank Research and the author of Democratizing Finance: The Radical Promise of Fintech (Harvard University Press, 2022).

  9. Wolfram Lacher

    Wolfram Lacher

    Writing for PS since 2009
    1 Commentary

    Wolfram Lacher is a senior analyst covering North Africa at Control Risks, a global business risk consultancy.

  10. Brian Ladd

    Brian Ladd

    Writing for PS since 2010
    1 Commentary

    Brian Ladd, author of Autophobia: Love and Hate in the Automotive Age, was a visiting professor of urban studies at the University of Oregon in 2009.

  11. Celso Lafer

    Celso Lafer

    Writing for PS since 2004
    1 Commentary

    Celso Lafer, Brazil's Foreign Minister in 1992 and 2001-2002 and Minister of Development, Industry, and Trade in 1999, is now Professor of Law at the University of São Paulo.

  12. Gordon Lafer

    Gordon Lafer

    Writing for PS since 2014
    1 Commentary

    Gordon Lafer is a professor at the Labor Education and Research Center at the University of Oregon.

  13. Brigid Laffan

    Brigid Laffan

    Writing for PS since 2022
    1 Commentary

    Brigid Laffan, an emeritus professor at the European University Institute’s Robert Schuman Center, is a co-chair of the High-Level Advisory Group of the Conference Observatory.

  14. Christine Lagarde

    Christine Lagarde

    Writing for PS since 2009
    14 Commentaries

    Christine Lagarde, former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, is President of the European Central Bank. She previously served as France’s finance minister from 2007-2011.

  15. Ricardo Lagos

    Ricardo Lagos

    Writing for PS since 2008
    6 Commentaries

    Ricardo Lagos, a former president of Chile (2000-06), is a commissioner of the Global Commission on Drug Policy.

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    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
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    Alexei Navalny Did Not Die for Nothing

    Ian Buruma

    The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.

    highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.
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    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
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    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
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    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.
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    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.

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