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  1. Kori Udovicki

    Kori Udovicki

    Writing for PS since 2011
    1 Commentary

    Kori Udovicki is Regional Director for Europe and the CIS at the United Nations Development Program.

  2. Richard Uku

    Writing for PS since 2008
    1 Commentary

    Richard Uku is a senior executive of the Africa Finance Corporation.

  3. Eskil Ullberg

    Eskil Ullberg

    1 Commentary

    Eskil Ullberg is a professor of economics at George Mason University and Director of the Trade in Ideas Program at the Institute for Management of Innovation and Technology.

  4. Kairat Umarov

    Kairat Umarov

    Writing for PS since 2016
    1 Commentary

    Kairat Umarov is Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to the United States.

  5. Per Unckel

    Writing for PS since 2008
    1 Commentary

    Per Unckel is a former Swedish Minister of Education and Science.

  6. Anthony Underwood

    Anthony Underwood

    1 Commentary

    Anthony Underwood is an assistant professor of economics at Dickinson College.

  7. Jon Ungphakorn

    Jon Ungphakorn

    Writing for PS since 2005
    1 Commentary

    Jon Ungphakorn is an elected member of the Thai Senate and committee member of the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Caucus on Democracy in Myanmar. He recently received the prestigious 2005 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Government Service for his work with communities affected by HIV/AIDS and for his work on human rights issues in Thailand.

  8. Barbara Unmüßig

    Barbara Unmüßig

    Writing for PS since 2013
    9 Commentaries

    Barbara Unmüßig is President of the Heinrich Böll Foundation.

  9. Simon Upton

    Simon Upton

    Writing for PS since 2016
    2 Commentaries

    Simon Upton is Environment Director at the OECD.

  10. Iñigo Urkullu

    Iñigo Urkullu

    Writing for PS since 2015
    1 Commentary

    Iñigo Urkullu is President of the Basque Country.

  11. Nadeem ul Haque

    Nadeem ul Haque

    Writing for PS since 2017
    3 Commentaries

    Nadeem ul Haque is a former deputy chairman of the Planning Commission of Pakistan and a former senior resident representative of the IMF in Egypt and Sri Lanka.

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    Abolish the Billionaires?

    Edoardo Campanella

    Even many of the wealthiest Americans would agree that the United States needs to overhaul its tax policies to restore a sense of social justice. But, notes Edoardo Campanella, Future of the World Fellow at IE University's Center for the Governance of Change, such reforms would not be enough to restart the engines of social mobility and promote greater equality of opportunity.

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    A Living Wage for Capitalism

    Jim O'Neill

    Higher nominal wages for low-paid workers can boost real earnings, increase consumer spending, and help make housing more affordable. And insofar as raising the minimum would increase companies’ wage bill, it would create a stronger incentive to replace labor with capital, which could lay the foundation for renewed productivity growth.

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