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  1. Kenneth Rogoff

    Kenneth Rogoff

    Writing for PS since 2002
    250 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
    220 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
    187 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
    166 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
    88 Commentaries

    Raghuram G. Rajan, former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, is Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and the author, most recently, of Monetary Policy and Its Unintended Consequences (The MIT Press, 2023).

  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
    35 Commentaries

    Lucrezia Reichlin, a former director of research at the European Central Bank, is Professor of Economics at the London Business School and a trustee of the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation.

  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. Barry Rubin

    Writing for PS since 2004
    17 Commentaries

    Barry Rubin is Director of the Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center, and the author of Yasir Arafat: A Political Biography and Revolution Until Victory.

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    The Urgency of Sovereign-Debt Restructuring

    José Antonio Ocampo highlights the need for a comprehensive mechanism to deliver relief to low- and middle-income countries.
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    The Gaza War Goes Global

    Joschka Fischer

    The escalating war in the Middle East must be understood in a broader context. The fact that the Iranian regime felt emboldened to risk a direct strike on Israel attests to a changing world order in which Western power is increasingly open to challenge.

    considers the implications of Iran’s unprecedented decision to launch a direct strike on Israeli territory.
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    Gender-Neutral Fintech Isn’t Working for Women

    Emmanuel Nyirinkindi & Jessica Schnabel show that the industry is not fully delivering on its promise to accelerate financial inclusion.
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    The Urgency of Palestinian Statehood

    Gareth Evans explains why formal international recognition is crucial to ending the intolerable status quo.
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    Quality Journalism Is More Important than Ever

    Anya Schiffrin, et al. explain how policymakers can support rigorous, objective reporting, just as they provide other public goods.
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    Is India’s Economy Overhyped?

    Shang-Jin Wei argues that the country’s rapid development, while undeniable, conceals deeper structural problems.
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    Negotiating a Bigger, Better World Bank

    Michael Krake & Wempi Saputra explain how a new framework will nudge countries to invest in projects that deliver global public goods.
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    The Ozone Layer’s Recovery Shows How to Protect the Planet

    Robert Redford & Xiye Bastida highlight the critical role of international cooperation in preserving the planet’s habitability.
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    The Middle East Needs a Ceasefire Now

    Daoud Kuttab explains why the latest escalation could lead to a truce instead of an all-out military showdown.

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