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  1. Chris Patten

    Chris Patten

    Writing for PS since 2000
    164 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 and the author of The Hong Kong Diaries (Allen Lane, 2022).

  2. Ana Palacio

    Ana Palacio

    Writing for PS since 2011
    157 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.

  3. Jean Pisani-Ferry

    Jean Pisani-Ferry

    Writing for PS since 2010
    146 Commentaries

    Jean Pisani-Ferry, a senior fellow at the 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.

  4. Minxin Pei

    Minxin Pei

    Writing for PS since 2006
    99 Commentaries

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

  5. Edmund S. Phelps

    Edmund S. Phelps

    Writing for PS since 1997
    37 Commentaries

    Edmund S. Phelps, the 2006 Nobel laureate in economics and Director of the Center on Capitalism and Society at Columbia University, is author of Mass Flourishing and co-author of Dynamism.

  6. Katharina Pistor

    Katharina Pistor

    Writing for PS since 2000
    34 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 (Princeton University Press, 2019).

  7. Eric Posner

    Eric Posner

    Writing for PS since 2019
    29 Commentaries

    Eric Posner, a professor at the University of Chicago Law School, is the author of How Antitrust Failed Workers (Oxford University Press, 2021).

  8. Eswar Prasad

    Eswar Prasad

    Writing for PS since 2006
    27 Commentaries

    Eswar Prasad, Professor of Economics in the Dyson School at Cornell University, is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and the author of The Future of Money: How the Digital Revolution Is Transforming Currencies and Finance (Harvard University Press, 2021).

  9. Volker Perthes

    Volker Perthes

    Writing for PS since 2004
    25 Commentaries

    Volker Perthes is Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Sudan.

  10. Raj Persaud

    Raj Persaud

    Writing for PS since 2017
    19 Commentaries

    Raj Persaud is a psychiatrist and author of The Mental Vaccine for COVID-19 (Amberley Publishing, 2021).

  11. Thitinan Pongsudhirak

    Thitinan Pongsudhirak

    Writing for PS since 2005
    16 Commentaries

    Thitinan Pongsudhirak, a professor at Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Political Science, is a senior fellow at its Institute of Security and International Studies.

  12. Yannos Papantoniou

    Yannos Papantoniou

    Writing for PS since 2011
    15 Commentaries

    Yannos Papantoniou was Greece’s Economy and Finance Minister from 1994 to 2001. He is currently President of the Center for Progressive Policy Research, an independent think-tank.

  13. Andrei Piontkovsky

    Andrei Piontkovsky

    Writing for PS since 2006
    13 Commentaries

    Andrei Piontkovsky is a Russian political scientist and a visiting fellow at the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC.

  14. Jiří Pehe

    Jiří Pehe

    Writing for PS since 2001
    11 Commentaries

    Jiří Pehe, once Chief Political Advisor to former Czech President Václav Havel, is a political analyst and Director of New York University in Prague.

  15. Thomas I. Palley

    Thomas I. Palley

    Writing for PS since 2007
    11 Commentaries

    Dr. Thomas I. Palley is an economist living in Washington DC.

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    A Weak, Uneven Global Recovery

    Eswar Prasad & Caroline Smiltneks explain why domestic political divisions and inflationary pressures jeopardize current market optimism.
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    Will Cambridge Support Free Speech?

    Peter Singer examines the university’s ongoing case against Nathan Cofnas, a research fellow who advocates “race realism.”
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    Can China Get Out of Its Rut?

    China’s authorities have powerful economic-policy levers at their disposal to achieve their 5% growth target this year and put the economy on a more sustainable long-term growth path. But several trends – from the shift toward state capitalism to population aging to the loss of goodwill between Chinese and Americans – could thwart China’s ambition to join the ranks of high-income countries by mid-century.

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    China Stifles Its Own Debate

    Stephen S. Roach

    For more than two decades, the China Development Forum was a meeting where foreign business, political, and academic leaders could debate the state of the Chinese economy with the country’s highest leaders. But this year’s gathering eschewed open and honest dialogue, in favor of telling only “good stories” about China.

    bemoans the transformation of the country’s most important platform for open dialogue into a schmooze-fest.
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    Leaving Africa’s Colonial-Era Currency Will Be Hard, But May Be Wise

    Peter Doyle considers how exiting the CFA franc zone could benefit Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger, despite the challenges.
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    Europe’s War Jitters

    Shlomo Ben-Ami urges EU member states to prepare for the possibility of the US abandoning its NATO commitments.
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    Governments Must Shape AI’s Future

    Mariana Mazzucato & Fausto Gernone

    As with social media, the incentives around AI are aligned for rent extraction, where large companies, acting as intermediaries, amass profits at others’ expense. Governments urgently need to step in to ensure that the technology is being designed and brought to market in ways that will serve the common good.

    urge policymakers to see themselves as proactive participants in technological innovation and market-making.
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    How Guyana Became Latin America’s Leading Development Lab

    Iván Duque Márquez highlights the current government’s unique approach to managing its renewable and non-renewable resources.
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    Beating Back Populists at the Grassroots

    Sławomir Sierakowski interprets the seemingly mixed results of recent municipal and provincial elections in Poland.

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