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  1. Yu Yongding

    Yu Yongding

    Writing for PS since 2010
    77 Commentaries

    Yu Yongding, a former president of the China Society of World Economics and director of the Institute of World Economics and Politics at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, served on the Monetary Policy Committee of the People’s Bank of China from 2004 to 2006. 

  2. Yoon Young-kwan

    Yoon Young-kwan

    Writing for PS since 2008
    30 Commentaries

    Yoon Young-kwan, a former South Korean minister of foreign affairs and trade, is Chairman of the Asan Institute for Policy Studies.

  3. Yang Yao

    Yang Yao

    Writing for PS since 2011
    20 Commentaries

    Yang Yao is Liberal Arts Chair Professor at the China Center for Economic Research and the National School of Development at Peking University.

  4. Kandeh K. Yumkella

    Kandeh K. Yumkella

    Writing for PS since 2009
    13 Commentaries

    Kandeh K. Yumkella, a member of Sierra Leone’s Parliament, is Founder and CEO of the Energy Nexus Network. He is a former United Nations under-secretary-general and chair of UN-Energy and a former CEO and a special representative of the secretary-general for Sustainable Energy for All.

  5. Eduardo Levy Yeyati

    Eduardo Levy Yeyati

    Writing for PS since 2010
    12 Commentaries

    Eduardo Levy Yeyati, a former chief economist of the Central Bank of Argentina, is Dean of the School of Government at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Faculty Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Policy, and a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

  6. A.B. Yehoshua

    A.B. Yehoshua

    Writing for PS since 2008
    11 Commentaries

    A. B. Yehoshua is one of Israel’s preeminent novelists. His latest book is Friendly Fire.

  7. Daniel Yergin

    Daniel Yergin

    Writing for PS since 2014
    7 Commentaries

    Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman of S&P Global, is the author of The New Map: Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations (Penguin, 2021) and the co-author of The Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy (Free Press, 2002), which was made into a PBS/BBC series of which he was executive producer.

  8. Linda Yueh

    Linda Yueh

    Writing for PS since 2011
    4 Commentaries

    Linda Yueh is Fellow in Economics at St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, and Adjunct Professor of Economics at London Business School. She is the author, most recently, of The Great Economists

  9. Michael Young

    Michael Young

    Writing for PS since 2005
    4 Commentaries

    Michael Young is the opinion editor of the Daily Star newspaper and the author of The Ghosts of Martyrs Square: An Eyewitness Account of Lebanon’s Life Struggle.

  10. Li Yong

    Li Yong

    Writing for PS since 2013
    4 Commentaries

    Li Yong is Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

  11. Grigory Yavlinsky

    Grigory Yavlinsky

    Writing for PS since 2002
    4 Commentaries

    Grigory Yavlinsky is Chairman of the Russian United Democratic Party Yabloko.

  12. Miao Yanliang

    Miao Yanliang

    Writing for PS since 2019
    3 Commentaries

    Miao Yanliang, a member of the China Finance 40 forum, is an adjunct professor at Peking University’s National School of Development. 

  13. Viktor Yushchenko

    Viktor Yushchenko

    Writing for PS since 2000
    2 Commentaries

    Victor Yushchenko is a former president of Ukraine (2005-10).

  14. Muhammad Yunus

    Muhammad Yunus

    Writing for PS since 2013
    2 Commentaries

    Muhammad Yunus, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, is the founder of Grameen Bank.

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    From Welfare State to Safe State in Latin America

    Jorge G. Castañeda & Carlos Ominami urge the region’s progressives to start treating security as an essential component of social protection.
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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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