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  1. J. Bradford DeLong

    J. Bradford DeLong

    Writing for PS since 2002
    259 Commentaries

    J. Bradford DeLong, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and the author of Slouching Towards Utopia: An Economic History of the Twentieth Century (Basic Books, 2022). 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.

  2. Kemal Derviş

    Kemal Derviş

    Writing for PS since 2003
    122 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.

  3. Howard Davies

    Howard Davies

    Writing for PS since 2009
    89 Commentaries

    Howard Davies, the first chairman of the United Kingdom’s Financial Services Authority (1997-2003), is Chairman of NatWest Group. 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.

  4. Elizabeth Drew

    Elizabeth Drew

    Writing for PS since 2015
    77 Commentaries

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

  5. Esther Dyson

    Esther Dyson

    Writing for PS since 2000
    74 Commentaries

    Esther Dyson, Chairman of EDventure Holdings, is an entrepreneur and angel investor concentrating on emerging markets and technologies. She is a board member of numerous companies, including 23andMe, Eventful, Meetup, NewspaperDirect, Voxiva, WPP Group, XCOR Aerospace, and Yandex, and was an early investor in such notable start-ups as Evernote, Flickr, Mashery, Medstory, Omada Health, and Square.

  6. Rüdiger Dornbusch

    Rüdiger Dornbusch

    Writing for PS since 1995
    60 Commentaries

    Rüdiger Dornbusch was Professor of Economics at MIT.

  7. Ralf Dahrendorf

    Ralf Dahrendorf

    Writing for PS since 1999
    57 Commentaries

    Ralf Dahrendorf (1929-2009), was the author of numerous acclaimed books and a European Commissioner from Germany, member of the British House of Lords, Director of the London School of Economics, and Warden of St. Antony's College, Oxford.

  8. Ian Davidson

    Ian Davidson

    Writing for PS since 1996
    37 Commentaries

    Ian Davidson is an adviser to, and a columnist for, the European Policy Centre, Brussels. A former columnist for the Financial Times, his most recent book is Voltaire in Exile.

  9. Ishac Diwan

    Ishac Diwan

    Writing for PS since 2013
    26 Commentaries

    Ishac Diwan is Research Director at the Finance for Development Lab.

  10. Angus Deaton

    Angus Deaton

    Writing for PS since 2015
    19 Commentaries

    Angus Deaton, the 2015 Nobel laureate in economics, is Professor Emeritus of Economics and International Affairs at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, Presidential Professor of Economics at the University of Southern California, and co-author of Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism (Princeton University Press, 2020).

  11. Graciana del Castillo

    Graciana del Castillo

    Writing for PS since 2000
    14 Commentaries

    Graciana del Castillo was a Uruguayan-American economist and a political and economic risk analyst. As a director of Latin American sovereign ratings at Standard & Poor’s, she led the upgrade of Mexico’s credit rating to investment grade in 2002.

  12. Hugo Drochon

    Hugo Drochon

    Writing for PS since 2016
    13 Commentaries

    Hugo Drochon, Associate Professor of Political Theory at the University of Nottingham, is the author of Nietzsche’s Great Politics (Princeton University Press, 2016).

  13. Donna Dickenson

    Donna Dickenson

    Writing for PS since 2008
    13 Commentaries

    Donna Dickenson, Emeritus Professor of Medical Ethics and Humanities at the University of London, is the author of Me Medicine vs. We Medicine.

  14. Vishakha N. Desai

    Vishakha N. Desai

    Writing for PS since 2007
    10 Commentaries

    Vishakha N. Desai is President of the Asia Society.

  15. Camila Villard Duran

    Camila Villard Duran

    Writing for PS since 2014
    9 Commentaries

    Camila Villard Duran is Associate Professor of Law at ESSCA School of Management.

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    Dennis J. Snower proposes four principles to guide policymaking and global negotiations in the age of climate change.
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    Navigating Today’s Frothy Financial Markets

    Dambisa Moyo offers a basic framework for assessing the risk of new bubbles and their potential spillover effects.
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    An Arab Spring for Bangladesh?

    M. Niaz Asadullah argues that young protestors could help the country chart a democratic course and achieve sustainable growth.
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    Can Central Banks Still Go Green?

    Lucrezia Reichlin argues that the return of inflation need not derail monetary policies geared toward addressing climate change.
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    The Factors Behind US Investor Confidence

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    US stock markets have remained bullish in the face of deepening domestic and international risks, owing to three key factors. But with two of these coming under pressure, the durability of the current cycle will depend on the third: the US Federal Reserve.

    thinks an accommodative monetary policy is becoming increasingly important for US investors.
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    Will Trump Get His Wish for a Weaker Dollar?

    Kenneth Rogoff foresees the greenback falling in the coming years, given that it is far above normal historical levels.
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    What Democrats Can Learn from the Science of Cooperation

    Antara Haldar thinks a failure to unite fully behind Kamala Harris will give the Republicans a big advantage.
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    Patriotic Grift

    J. Bradford DeLong clarifies the fundamental difference between today's Democrats and Republicans.
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    Labour’s Economic Plan Lacks Keynesian Ambition

    Robert Skidelsky explains why the new government’s agenda is more of a gamble on growth than a concrete action plan.

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