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  1. David Edgerton is Professor of Modern British History at King's College London and the author of The Rise and Fall of the British Nation

  2. John S. Earl

    John S. Earl

    Writing for PS since 1996
    1 Commentary

    Associate Professor of Economics, Central European University; Research Associate, Institute for International Studies, Stanford University.

  3. Sebastián Edwards

    Sebastián Edwards

    Writing for PS since 2000
    11 Commentaries

    Sebastián Edwards, Professor of International Economics at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, is the author, most recently, of The Chile Project: The Story of the Chicago Boys and the Downfall of Neoliberalism (Princeton University Press, 2023).

  4. Uffe Ellemann-Jensen

    Uffe Ellemann-Jensen

    Writing for PS since 2000
    20 Commentaries

    Uffe Ellemann-Jensen is a former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Denmark.

  5. Umberto Eco

    Umberto Eco

    Writing for PS since 2000
    1 Commentary

    Umberto Eco was a novelist and Professor of Linguistics at the University of Bologna.

  6. Helen C. Epstein

    Helen C. Epstein

    Writing for PS since 2001
    2 Commentaries

    Helen C. Epstein, Visiting Professor of Human Rights and Global Public Health at Bard College, is the author of Another Fine Mess: America, Uganda and the War on Terror and The Invisible Cure: Why We Are Losing the Fight Against AIDS in Africa. She has consulted for UNICEF, the World Bank, and Human Rights Watch, and has written for The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, The Guardian, The Nation, The New Yorker Online, and other publications. Her recent writings can be found here.

  7. Walter Eckhart

    Walter Eckhart

    Writing for PS since 2002
    1 Commentary

    Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology and Director of the Cancer Center at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in San Diego, California.

  8. Henry Etzkowitz

    Henry Etzkowitz

    Writing for PS since 2002
    1 Commentary

    Chair of the Inter-University Seminar for Knowledge-based Economic Development in New York City, Associate Professor of Sociology at Purchase College and Director of the Science Policy Institute at the State University of New York.

  9. David Edeli

    Writing for PS since 2002
    1 Commentary

    Consultant on international affairs to the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of the Ecuadorian Amazon (CONFENIAE) and a program affiliate of the Program on Non-Violent Sanctions and Cultural Survival (PONSACS) at Harvard University.

  10. Barry Eichengreen

    Barry Eichengreen

    Writing for PS since 2003
    194 Commentaries

    Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, is a former senior policy adviser at the International Monetary Fund. He is the author of many books, including In Defense of Public Debt (Oxford University Press, 2021).

  11. Paul R. Epstein

    Paul R. Epstein

    Writing for PS since 2003
    1 Commentary

    Paul R. Epstein is Associate Director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard Medical School.

  12. Carl Elliott

    Writing for PS since 2004
    1 Commentary

    Carl Elliott teaches at the Center for Bioethics at the University of Minnesota and is a visiting Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey. He is the author of Better Than Well: American Medicine Meets the American Dream.

  13. Steven Everts

    Writing for PS since 2004
    1 Commentary

    Steven Everts is Research Fellow at the Center for European Reform, London.

  14. Alexander Etkind

    Alexander Etkind

    Writing for PS since 2004
    9 Commentaries

    Alexander Etkind, a former reader in Russian Literature and Cultural History at King’s College, Cambridge, is a professor of history at the European University Institute in Florence.

  15. Francesco D. Errico

    Francesco D. Errico

    Writing for PS since 2004
    1 Commentary

    Francesco d'Errico is a CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) researcher at the University of Bordeaux. His main research interests are Palaeolithic art, prehistoric technology and the evolution of human cognitive abilities.

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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.
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    Europe’s Green Transition Requires More Skilled Workers

    Julie Beaufils urges policymakers to boost the attractiveness of technical vocations by expanding access to apprenticeships.
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    A Monetary and Economic Order Fit for the Twenty-First Century

    Ulrich Volz, et al. identify eight priorities to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable global financial architecture.
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    Putting Africa on the Path to Prosperity

    Mohamed Ould Ghazouani & Ajay Banga urge the G7 to focus on the continent’s future, and on five priorities in particular, at this week’s summit.
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    Anatomy of a Massacre

    Shlomo Ben-Ami

    The 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus holds useful lessons about what it takes to arrest – and recover from – inter-communal violence. But there is a difference between a pogrom and a genocide, and conflating the two can do more harm than good.

    considers what the 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus can and cannot teach us about preventing genocide.
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    AI: Hope or Hype?

    Whether generative artificial intelligence will do more harm or good to our families, economies, and societies remains an open question. In devising strategies for harnessing the technology, optimism is undoubtedly warranted, but it should not come at the expense of realism.

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    How Denmark Keeps the Far Right at Bay

    Michael Ehrenreich explains how mainstream parties have neutralized the threat of right-wing populists.
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    How Techno-Libertarians Fell in Love with Big Government

    Quinn Slobodian argues Silicon Valley investors are against the state only insofar as it is not enriching them personally.
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    How Chinese Savings Can Support the Global Green Transition

    Daniel Gros urges the EU to welcome cheap low-carbon goods, such as electric vehicles, from China.

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