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  1. Kenneth Rogoff

    Kenneth Rogoff

    Writing for PS since 2002
    254 Commentaries

    Kenneth Rogoff, Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Harvard University and recipient of the 2011 Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics, was the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund from 2001 to 2003. He is co-author of This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly (Princeton University Press, 2011) and author of The Curse of Cash (Princeton University Press, 2016).

  2. Dani Rodrik

    Dani Rodrik

    Writing for PS since 1998
    225 Commentaries

    Dani Rodrik, Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard Kennedy School, is President of the International Economic Association and the author of Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy (Princeton University Press, 2017).

  3. Nouriel Roubini

    Nouriel Roubini

    Writing for PS since 2007
    188 Commentaries

    Nouriel Roubini, Professor Emeritus of Economics at New York University’s Stern School of Business, is Co-Founder of Atlas Capital Team, CEO of Roubini Macro Associates, Co-Founder of TheBoomBust.com, and author of Megathreats: Ten Dangerous Trends That Imperil Our Future, and How to Survive Them (Little, Brown and Company,  2022). He is a former senior economist for international affairs in the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers during the Clinton Administration and has worked for the International Monetary Fund, the US Federal Reserve, and the World Bank. His website is NourielRoubini.com, and he is the host of NourielToday.com.

  4. Stephen S. Roach

    Stephen S. Roach

    Writing for PS since 2011
    170 Commentaries

    Stephen S. Roach, a faculty member at Yale University and former chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, is the author of Unbalanced: The Codependency of America and China (Yale University Press, 2014) and Accidental Conflict: America, China, and the Clash of False Narratives (Yale University Press, 2022).

  5. Raghuram G. Rajan

    Raghuram G. Rajan

    Writing for PS since 2003
    91 Commentaries

    Raghuram G. Rajan, a former governor of the Reserve Bank of India and chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and the co-author (with Rohit Lamba) of Breaking the Mold: India’s Untraveled Path to Prosperity (Princeton University Press, May 2024).

  6. Michel Rocard

    Michel Rocard

    Writing for PS since 2003
    48 Commentaries

    Michel Rocard, former First Secretary of the French Socialist Party and a member of the European Parliament for 15 years, was Prime Minister of France from 1988 to 1991.

  7. Carmen M. Reinhart

    Carmen M. Reinhart

    Writing for PS since 2014
    47 Commentaries

    Carmen M. Reinhart, a former chief economist of the World Bank Group, is Professor of the International Financial System at Harvard Kennedy School.

  8. Mark J. Roe

    Mark J. Roe

    Writing for PS since 2004
    42 Commentaries

    Mark J. Roe is a professor at Harvard Law School and the author of Missing the Target: Why Stock Market Short-Termism Is Not the Problem (Oxford University Press, 2022).

  9. Lucrezia Reichlin

    Lucrezia Reichlin

    Writing for PS since 2014
    36 Commentaries

    Lucrezia Reichlin, a former director of research at the European Central Bank, is Professor of Economics at the London Business School.

  10. Kevin Rudd

    Kevin Rudd

    Writing for PS since 2012
    25 Commentaries

    Kevin Rudd, twice prime minister of Australia, is President of the Asia Society, convener of the High-Level Policy Commission on Getting Asia to Net Zero, and the author of The Avoidable War: The Dangers of a Catastrophic Conflict between the US and Xi Jinping’s China (PublicAffairs, 2022).

  11. Jacek Rostowski

    Jacek Rostowski

    Writing for PS since 2004
    24 Commentaries

    Jacek Rostowski is a former minister of finance and deputy prime minister of Poland.

  12. Carlo Ratti

    Carlo Ratti

    Writing for PS since 2014
    23 Commentaries

    Carlo Ratti, Director of the Senseable City Lab at MIT, is Co-Founder of the international design and innovation office Carlo Ratti Associati.

  13. Bennett Ramberg

    Bennett Ramberg

    Writing for PS since 2007
    23 Commentaries

    Bennett Ramberg, a former foreign affairs officer in the US State Department’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, is the author of Nuclear Power Plants as Weapons for the Enemy (University of California Press, 1985).

  14. Johan Rockström

    Johan Rockström

    Writing for PS since 2015
    18 Commentaries

    Johan Rockström is Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Professor of Earth System Science at the University of Potsdam.

  15. Anders Fogh Rasmussen

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen

    Writing for PS since 2002
    18 Commentaries

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen, a former NATO secretary-general (2009-14) and former prime minister of Denmark, is Founder of the Alliance of Democracies Foundation.

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    Supporting Sexual and Reproductive Health Is Good Business

    Natalia Kanem argues that investing in employees’ well-being will help companies attract and retain top talent.
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    Can Democracy Win in 2024?

    Chris Patten highlights the challenges mainstream parties face as they try to boost growth and improve public services.
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    Finding a New French Majority

    Jean Pisani-Ferry assesses what must happen to form a stable government after an election that produced a hung parliament.
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    Industrial Policy Is Back. Now What?

    How to design effective industrial policies has suddenly become a hot – and divisive – topic among economists and policymakers. Even those who agree that governments should intervene in the economy to bolster productivity, increase competitiveness, and tackle social and environmental challenges differ sharply on the details.

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    The Big Picture

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    The Way Forward for Ukraine’s Economy

    Joseph E. Stiglitz & Andrew Kosenko

    With sufficient assistance from the West, Ukraine will prevail over its much larger and richer authoritarian neighbor. But to enjoy the fruits of victory, it will have to move faster in its transition from a post-communist oligarchy, while being careful to resist the siren call of free-market fundamentalism.

    offer a roadmap for guiding the country's recovery and reconstruction during and after the war.
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    Rich Countries Must Meet Their Biodiversity Financing Pledges

    Mary Robinson urges international policymakers to use the upcoming COP16 summit to close the nature-finance gap.
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    Inequality Spurs Democratic Backsliding

    Susan Stokes shows that countries with fairer economies are less likely to succumb to authoritarian populism.
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    Bracing for a More Inflationary World

    Raghuram G. Rajan thinks central banks will remain under pressure to maintain tighter policies over the medium term.

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