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  1. Daron Acemoglu

    Daron Acemoglu

    Writing for PS since 2012
    73 Commentaries

    Daron Acemoglu, Institute Professor of Economics at MIT, is a co-author (with James A. Robinson) of Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty (Profile, 2019) and a co-author (with Simon Johnson) of Power and Progress: Our Thousand-Year Struggle Over Technology and Prosperity (PublicAffairs, 2023).

  2. Yuen Yuen Ang

    Yuen Yuen Ang

    Writing for PS since 2010
    14 Commentaries

    Yuen Yuen Ang, Professor of Political Economy at Johns Hopkins University, is the author of How China Escaped the Poverty Trap (Cornell University Press, 2016) and China’s Gilded Age (Cambridge University Press, 2020).

  3. Kaushik Basu

    Kaushik Basu

    Writing for PS since 2002
    99 Commentaries

    Kaushik Basu, a former chief economist of the World Bank and chief economic adviser to the Government of India, is Professor of Economics at Cornell University and a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

  4. Shlomo Ben-Ami

    Shlomo Ben-Ami

    Writing for PS since 2006
    214 Commentaries

    Shlomo Ben-Ami, a former Israeli foreign minister, is Vice President of the Toledo International Center for Peace and the author of Prophets without Honor: The 2000 Camp David Summit and the End of the Two-State Solution (Oxford University Press, 2022).

  5. Carl Bildt

    Carl Bildt

    Writing for PS since 2009
    121 Commentaries

    Carl Bildt was Sweden’s foreign minister from 2006 to 2014 and prime minister from 1991 to 1994, when he negotiated Sweden’s EU accession. A renowned international diplomat, he served as EU Special Envoy to the Former Yugoslavia, High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, UN Special Envoy to the Balkans, and Co-Chairman of the Dayton Peace Conference. He is Co-Chair of the European Council on Foreign Relations. 

  6. Michael J. Boskin

    Michael J. Boskin

    Writing for PS since 2009
    93 Commentaries

    Michael J. Boskin is Professor of Economics at Stanford University and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He was Chairman of George H.W. Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1989 to 1993, and headed the so-called Boskin Commission, a congressional advisory body that highlighted errors in official US inflation estimates.

  7. Jorge G. Castañeda

    Jorge G. Castañeda

    Writing for PS since 2004
    87 Commentaries

    Jorge G. Castañeda, a former foreign minister of Mexico, is a professor at New York University and the author of America Through Foreign Eyes (Oxford University Press, 2020).

  8. Brahma Chellaney

    Brahma Chellaney

    Writing for PS since 2009
    174 Commentaries

    Brahma Chellaney, Professor Emeritus of Strategic Studies at the New Delhi-based Center for Policy Research and Fellow at the Robert Bosch Academy in Berlin, is the author of nine books, including Water: Asia’s New Battleground (Georgetown University Press, 2011), for which he won the 2012 Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Book Award.

  9. Diane Coyle

    Diane Coyle

    Writing for PS since 2017
    38 Commentaries

    Diane Coyle, Professor of Public Policy at the University of Cambridge, is the author, most recently, of Cogs and Monsters: What Economics Is, and What It Should Be (Princeton University Press, 2021).

  10. Howard Davies

    Howard Davies

    Writing for PS since 2009
    87 Commentaries

    Howard Davies, the first chairman of the United Kingdom’s Financial Services Authority (1997-2003), is Chairman of NatWest Group. He was Director of the London School of Economics (2003-11) and served as Deputy Governor of the Bank of England and Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry.

  11. J. Bradford DeLong

    J. Bradford DeLong

    Writing for PS since 2002
    254 Commentaries

    J. Bradford DeLong, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and the author of Slouching Towards Utopia: An Economic History of the Twentieth Century (Basic Books, 2022). He was Deputy Assistant US Treasury Secretary during the Clinton Administration, where he was heavily involved in budget and trade negotiations. His role in designing the bailout of Mexico during the 1994 peso crisis placed him at the forefront of Latin America’s transformation into a region of open economies, and cemented his stature as a leading voice in economic-policy debates.

  12. Elizabeth Drew

    Elizabeth Drew

    Writing for PS since 2015
    77 Commentaries

    Elizabeth Drew is a Washington-based journalist and the author, most recently, of Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon's Downfall.

  13. Barry Eichengreen

    Barry Eichengreen

    Writing for PS since 2003
    190 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).

  14. Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Writing for PS since 2010
    164 Commentaries

    Mohamed A. El-Erian, President of Queens’ College at the University of Cambridge, is a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the author of The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability, and Avoiding the Next Collapse (Random House, 2016) and a co-author (with Gordon Brown, Michael Spence, and Reid Lidow) of Permacrisis: A Plan to Fix a Fractured World (Simon & Schuster, 2023).

  15. Joschka Fischer

    Joschka Fischer

    Writing for PS since 2006
    215 Commentaries

    Joschka Fischer, Germany’s foreign minister and vice chancellor from 1998 to 2005, was a leader of the German Green Party for almost 20 years.

  16. Hippolyte Fofack

    Hippolyte Fofack

    Writing for PS since 2020
    25 Commentaries

    Hippolyte Fofack, a former chief economist and director of research at the African Export-Import Bank, is a former World Bank economist, a research associate at the Harvard University Center for African Studies, and a fellow at the African Academy of Sciences.

  17. Jeffrey Frankel

    Jeffrey Frankel

    Writing for PS since 2000
    212 Commentaries

    Jeffrey Frankel, Professor of Capital Formation and Growth at Harvard University, served as a member of President Bill Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisers. He is a research associate at the US National Bureau of Economic Research.

  18. Jason Furman

    Jason Furman

    Writing for PS since 2017
    11 Commentaries

    Jason Furman, a former chair of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, is Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

  19. Xiao Geng

    Xiao Geng

    Writing for PS since 2012
    134 Commentaries

    Xiao Geng, Chairman of the Hong Kong Institution for International Finance, is a professor and Director of the Institute of Policy and Practice at the Shenzhen Finance Institute at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen.

  20. Jayati Ghosh

    Jayati Ghosh

    Writing for PS since 2018
    76 Commentaries

    Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is a member of the Club of Rome’s Transformational Economics Commission and Co-Chair of the Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation.

  21. Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

    Writing for PS since 2019
    27 Commentaries

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, a former World Bank Group chief economist and editor-in-chief of the American Economic Review, is Professor of Economics at Yale University.

  22. Daniel Gros

    Daniel Gros

    Writing for PS since 2005
    182 Commentaries

    Daniel Gros is Director of the Institute for European Policy-Making at Bocconi University.

  23. Richard Haass

    Richard Haass

    Writing for PS since 2000
    165 Commentaries

    Richard Haass, President Emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations and a senior counselor at Centerview Partners, previously served as Director of Policy Planning for the US State Department (2001-03), and was President George W. Bush's special envoy to Northern Ireland and Coordinator for the Future of Afghanistan. He is the author of The Bill of Obligations: The Ten Habits of Good Citizens (Penguin Press, 2023) and the weekly Substack newsletter Home & Away.

  24. Antara Haldar

    Antara Haldar

    Writing for PS since 2019
    30 Commentaries

    Antara Haldar, Associate Professor of Empirical Legal Studies at the University of Cambridge, is a visiting faculty member at Harvard University and the principal investigator on a European Research Council grant on law and cognition.

  25. Koichi Hamada

    Koichi Hamada

    Writing for PS since 2013
    62 Commentaries

    Koichi Hamada, Professor Emeritus at Yale University, was a special adviser to former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzō.

  26. Ricardo Hausmann

    Ricardo Hausmann

    Writing for PS since 2001
    115 Commentaries

    Ricardo Hausmann, a former minister of planning of Venezuela and former chief economist at the Inter-American Development Bank, is a professor at Harvard Kennedy School and Director of the Harvard Growth Lab.

  27. Takatoshi Ito

    Takatoshi Ito

    Writing for PS since 2010
    35 Commentaries

    Takatoshi Ito, a former Japanese deputy vice minister of finance, is a professor at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and a senior professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo.

  28. Harold James

    Harold James

    Writing for PS since 2001
    220 Commentaries

    Harold James is Professor of History and International Affairs at Princeton University. A specialist on German economic history and on globalization, he is a co-author of The Euro and The Battle of Ideas, and the author of The Creation and Destruction of Value: The Globalization Cycle, Krupp: A History of the Legendary German FirmMaking the European Monetary Union, and The War of Words.

  29. Keyu Jin

    Keyu Jin

    Writing for PS since 2012
    26 Commentaries

    Keyu Jin, Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.

  30. Simon Johnson

    Simon Johnson

    Writing for PS since 2007
    174 Commentaries

    Simon Johnson, a former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, is a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, Faculty Director of MIT’s Shaping the Future of Work initiative, and Co-Chair of the CFA Institute Systemic Risk Council. He is a co-author (with Daron Acemoglu) of Power and Progress: Our Thousand-Year Struggle Over Technology and Prosperity (PublicAffairs, 2023). 

  31. Lee Jong-Wha

    Lee Jong-Wha

    Writing for PS since 2012
    53 Commentaries

    Lee Jong-Wha, Professor of Economics at Korea University, was chief economist at the Asian Development Bank and a senior adviser for international economic affairs to former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak.

  32. Zhang Jun

    Zhang Jun

    Writing for PS since 2005
    63 Commentaries

    Zhang Jun, Dean of the School of Economics at Fudan University, is Director of the China Center for Economic Studies, a Shanghai-based think tank.

  33. Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Writing for PS since 1997
    176 Commentaries

    Nina L. Khrushcheva, Professor of International Affairs at The New School, is the co-author (with Jeffrey Tayler), most recently, of In Putin’s Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia’s Eleven Time Zones (St. Martin's Press, 2019).

  34. Anne O. Krueger

    Anne O. Krueger

    Writing for PS since 2014
    76 Commentaries

    Anne O. Krueger, a former World Bank chief economist and former first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund, is Senior Research Professor of International Economics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and Senior Fellow at the Center for International Development at Stanford University.

  35. Keun Lee

    Keun Lee

    Writing for PS since 2021
    16 Commentaries

    Keun Lee, a former vice chair of the National Economic Advisory Council for the President of South Korea and a former president of the International Schumpeter Society, is Professor of Economics at Seoul National University, winner of the 2014 Schumpeter Prize, and the author of China’s Technological Leapfrogging and Economic Catch-up: A Schumpeterian Perspective (Oxford University Press, 2022).

  36. Mark Leonard

    Mark Leonard

    Writing for PS since 2004
    98 Commentaries

    Mark Leonard, Director of the European Council on Foreign Relations, is the author of The Age of Unpeace: How Connectivity Causes Conflict (Bantam Press, 2021).

  37. Dalia Marin

    Dalia Marin

    Writing for PS since 2014
    28 Commentaries

    Dalia Marin, Professor of International Economics at the School of Management of the Technical University of Munich, is a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research and a non-resident fellow at Bruegel.

  38. Mariana Mazzucato

    Mariana Mazzucato

    Writing for PS since 2015
    63 Commentaries

    Mariana Mazzucato, Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London, is Founding Director of the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, Chair of the World Health Organization’s Council on the Economics of Health For All, and a co-chair of the Global Commission on the Economics of Water. She is the author of The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy (Penguin Books, 2019), Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism (Penguin Books, 2022), and, most recently, The Big Con: How the Consulting Industry Weakens Our Businesses, Infantilizes Our Governments and Warps Our Economies (Penguin Press, 2023). A tenth anniversary edition of her book The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths was published by Penguin in September.

  39. Dambisa Moyo

    Dambisa Moyo

    Writing for PS since 2013
    31 Commentaries

    Dambisa Moyo, an international economist, is the author of four New York Times bestselling books, including Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy Is Failing to Deliver Economic Growth – and How to Fix It (Basic Books, 2018).

  40. Carla Norrlöf

    Carla Norrlöf

    Writing for PS since 2020
    6 Commentaries

    Carla Norrlöf, Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto, is a non-resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council.

  41. Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

    Writing for PS since 2002
    254 Commentaries

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr., an emeritus professor at Harvard Kennedy School and a former US assistant secretary of defense, is the author of Do Morals Matter? Presidents and Foreign Policy from FDR to Trump (Oxford University Press, 2020) and the forthcoming memoir A Life in the American Century (Polity Press, January 2024).

  42. Jim O'Neill

    Jim O'Neill

    Writing for PS since 2008
    131 Commentaries

    Jim O’Neill, a former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management and a former UK treasury minister, is a member of the Pan-European Commission on Health and Sustainable Development.

  43. Ana Palacio

    Ana Palacio

    Writing for PS since 2011
    156 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.

  44. Chris Patten

    Chris Patten

    Writing for PS since 2000
    162 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).

  45. 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.

  46. 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.

  47. Katharina Pistor

    Katharina Pistor

    Writing for PS since 2000
    33 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).

  48. Nancy Qian

    Nancy Qian

    Writing for PS since 2021
    30 Commentaries

    Nancy Qian, Professor of Economics at Northwestern University, is Co-Director of Northwestern University’s Global Poverty Research Lab and Founding Director of China Econ Lab.

  49. 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).

  50. Lucrezia Reichlin

    Lucrezia Reichlin

    Writing for PS since 2014
    34 Commentaries

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

  51. 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.

  52. Stephen S. Roach

    Stephen S. Roach

    Writing for PS since 2011
    163 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).

  53. Dani Rodrik

    Dani Rodrik

    Writing for PS since 1998
    218 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).

  54. Kenneth Rogoff

    Kenneth Rogoff

    Writing for PS since 2002
    248 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).

  55. Nouriel Roubini

    Nouriel Roubini

    Writing for PS since 2007
    185 Commentaries

    Nouriel Roubini, Professor Emeritus of Economics at New York University’s Stern School of Business, is Chief Economist at 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.

  56. Cecilia Elena Rouse

    Cecilia Elena Rouse

    Writing for PS since 2023
    3 Commentaries

    Cecilia Elena Rouse, former chair of US President Joe Biden’s Council of Economic Advisers, is Professor in the Economics of Education and Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University.

  57. Andrew Sheng

    Andrew Sheng

    Writing for PS since 2011
    144 Commentaries

    Andrew Sheng is a distinguished fellow at the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong.

  58. Sławomir Sierakowski

    Sławomir Sierakowski

    Writing for PS since 2015
    110 Commentaries

    Sławomir Sierakowski, founder of the Krytyka Polityczna movement, is a Mercator senior fellow. 

  59. Peter Singer

    Peter Singer

    Writing for PS since 2001
    230 Commentaries

    Peter Singer, Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, is Founder of the nonprofit organization The Life You Can Save. His books include Animal Liberation, Practical Ethics, The Ethics of What We Eat (with Jim Mason), Rethinking Life and Death, The Point of View of the Universe, co-authored with Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek, The Most Good You Can Do, Famine, Affluence, and Morality, One World Now, Ethics in the Real WorldWhy Vegan?, and Utilitarianism: A Very Short Introduction, also with Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek. In April 2021, W.W. Norton published his new edition of Apuleius’s The Golden Ass. In 2013, he was named the world's third "most influential contemporary thinker" by the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. He is a co-author (with Shih Chao-Hwei) of The Buddhist and the Ethicist (Shambhala Publications, 2023).

  60. Hans-Werner Sinn

    Hans-Werner Sinn

    Writing for PS since 2002
    111 Commentaries

    Hans-Werner Sinn, Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Munich, is a former president of the Ifo Institute for Economic Research and serves on the German economy ministry’s Advisory Council. He is the author, most recently, of The Green Paradox: A Supply-Side Approach to Global Warming (The MIT Press, 2012).

  61. Robert Skidelsky

    Robert Skidelsky

    Writing for PS since 2003
    214 Commentaries

    Robert Skidelsky is a member of the British House of Lords, Professor Emeritus of Political Economy at Warwick University, and the author of a prize-winning three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes. He began his political career in the Labour party, was a founding member of the Social Democratic Party, and served as the Conservative Party’s spokesman for Treasury affairs in the House of Lords until he was sacked for his opposition to NATO’s 1999 bombing of Kosovo. Since 2001, he has sat in the House of Lords as an independent. He has also served as a non-executive director of the American mutual fund Janus (2001-11) and the private Russian oil company PJSC Russneft (2016-21). He is the author of The Machine Age: An Idea, a History, a Warning (Allen Lane, 2023).

  62. Anne-Marie Slaughter

    Anne-Marie Slaughter

    Writing for PS since 2006
    105 Commentaries

    Anne-Marie Slaughter, a former director of policy planning in the US State Department, is CEO of the think tank New America, a fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University, and the author of Renewal: From Crisis to Transformation in Our Lives, Work, and Politics (Princeton University Press, 2021).

  63. Javier Solana

    Javier Solana

    Writing for PS since 2004
    149 Commentaries

    Javier Solana, a former EU high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, secretary-general of NATO, and foreign minister of Spain, is President of EsadeGeo – Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics and Distinguished Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

  64. Vera Songwe

    Vera Songwe

    Writing for PS since 2020
    12 Commentaries

    Vera Songwe is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and the Finance for Development Lab.

  65. Michael Spence

    Michael Spence

    Writing for PS since 2008
    170 Commentaries

    Michael Spence, a Nobel laureate in economics, is Professor of Economics Emeritus and a former dean of the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. He is Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Senior Adviser to General Atlantic, and Chairman of the firm’s Global Growth Institute. He is Chair of the Advisory Board of the Asia Global Institute and serves on the Academic Committee at Luohan Academy. He is a former chair of the Commission on Growth and Development and the author of The Next Convergence: The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed World (Macmillan Publishers, 2012).

  66. Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Writing for PS since 2001
    334 Commentaries

    Joseph E. Stiglitz, a Nobel laureate in economics and University Professor at Columbia University, is a former chief economist of the World Bank (1997-2000), chair of the US President’s Council of Economic Advisers, and co-chair of the High-Level Commission on Carbon Prices. He is Co-Chair of the Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation and was lead author of the 1995 IPCC Climate Assessment.

  67. Michael R. Strain

    Michael R. Strain

    Writing for PS since 2022
    24 Commentaries

    Michael R. Strain, Director of Economic Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, is the author, most recently, of The American Dream Is Not Dead: (But Populism Could Kill It) (Templeton Press, 2020).

  68. Arvind Subramanian

    Arvind Subramanian

    Writing for PS since 2012
    39 Commentaries

    Arvind Subramanian is a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the author of Of Counsel: The Challenges of the Modi-Jaitley Economy (India Viking, 2018).

  69. Shashi Tharoor

    Shashi Tharoor

    Writing for PS since 2002
    188 Commentaries

    Shashi Tharoor, a former UN under-secretary-general and former Indian Minister of State for External Affairs and Minister of State for Human Resource Development, is an MP for the Indian National Congress. He is the author, most recently, of Ambedkar: A Life (Aleph Book Company, 2022).

  70. Laura Tyson

    Laura Tyson

    Writing for PS since 2012
    118 Commentaries

    Laura Tyson, a former chair of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers during the Clinton administration, is a professor at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and a member of the Board of Advisers at Angeleno Group.

  71. Yanis Varoufakis

    Yanis Varoufakis

    Writing for PS since 2015
    112 Commentaries

    Yanis Varoufakis, a former finance minister of Greece, is leader of the MeRA25 party and Professor of Economics at the University of Athens. 

  72. Andrés Velasco

    Andrés Velasco

    Writing for PS since 2001
    145 Commentaries

    Andrés Velasco, a former finance minister of Chile, is Dean of the School of Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

  73. Gernot Wagner

    Gernot Wagner

    Writing for PS since 2016
    24 Commentaries

    Gernot Wagner, a climate economist at Columbia Business School, is the author, most recently, of Geoengineering: The Gamble (Polity, 2021).

  74. Isabella M. Weber

    Isabella M. Weber

    Writing for PS since 2021
    6 Commentaries

    Isabella M. Weber, Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is the author of How China Escaped Shock Therapy: The Market Reform Debate (Routledge, 2021).

  75. Shang-Jin Wei

    Shang-Jin Wei

    Writing for PS since 2015
    60 Commentaries

    Shang-Jin Wei, a former chief economist at the Asian Development Bank, is Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. 

  76. Ngaire Woods

    Ngaire Woods

    Writing for PS since 2013
    56 Commentaries

    Ngaire Woods is Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford.

  77. Yu Yongding

    Yu Yongding

    Writing for PS since 2010
    76 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. 

  78. Angela Huyue Zhang

    Angela Huyue Zhang

    Writing for PS since 2021
    12 Commentaries

    Angela Huyue Zhang, Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Philip K. H. Center for Chinese Law at the University of Hong Kong, is the author of the forthcoming High Wire: How China Regulates Big Tech and Governs its Economy (Oxford University Press, 2024).

  79. Slavoj Žižek

    Slavoj Žižek

    Writing for PS since 2022
    28 Commentaries

    Slavoj Žižek, Professor of Philosophy at the European Graduate School, is International Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities at the University of London and the author, most recently, of Heaven in Disorder (OR Books, 2021).

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    The War for the West

    Ivan Krastev interviewed by Sławomir Sierakowski

    Although the events of the last two years amount to a clear strategic failure for Russian President Vladimir Putin, it is equally clear that the West became overly confident after Ukraine's battlefield successes in 2022. Now, a strategic re-calibration may be in order.

    about the conflict in Ukraine and the challenges facing Western democracies in a changing world.
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    An Antidote to the Polarization Poison

    Ngaire Woods suggests how policymakers can foster a sense of solidarity among people of different political creeds.
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    How America’s CHIPS Act Hurts Taiwan

    Chang-Tai Hsieh, et al. worry that US inducements are luring the world’s top semiconductor manufacturer down a dead end.
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    Will the US Economy Drive Global Growth this Year?

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Despite rosy forecasts, the US economy faces powerful headwinds that call into question its ability to serve as the world’s main growth driver. These challenges are compounded by domestic and geopolitical uncertainties that have not been reflected in market valuations and economic assessments.

    explains why economists and investors are far too optimistic about America’s near-term prospects.
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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.
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    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
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    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

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