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  1. Erik Berglöf

    Erik Berglöf

    Writing for PS since 2008
    40 Commentaries

    Erik Berglöf is Chief Economist of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. 

  2. Bertrand Badré

    Bertrand Badré

    Writing for PS since 2014
    31 Commentaries

    Bertrand Badré, a former managing director of the World Bank, is CEO and Founder of Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital and the author of Can Finance Save the World? (Berrett-Koehler, 2018).

  3. Yi Fuxian

    Yi Fuxian

    Writing for PS since 2021
    16 Commentaries

    Yi Fuxian, a senior scientist in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is the author of Big Country with an Empty Nest (China Development Press, 2013).

  4. Yuriy Gorodnichenko

    Yuriy Gorodnichenko

    Writing for PS since 2015
    14 Commentaries

    Yuriy Gorodnichenko is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.

  5. Ilona Sologoub

    Ilona Sologoub

    Writing for PS since 2022
    9 Commentaries

    Ilona Sologoub is Editor of VoxUkraine.

  6. Simone Tagliapietra

    Simone Tagliapietra

    Writing for PS since 2019
    5 Commentaries

    Simone Tagliapietra, a senior fellow at the Brussels-based think tank Bruegel, is an adjunct professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Bologna.

  7. Abbas Milani

    Abbas Milani

    Writing for PS since 2017
    5 Commentaries

    Abbas Milani is Director of the Iranian Studies Program at Stanford University and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.

  8. William Ruto

    William Ruto

    Writing for PS since 2023
    4 Commentaries

    William Ruto is President of Kenya.

  9. Kingsley Moghalu

    Kingsley Moghalu

    Writing for PS since 2016
    4 Commentaries

    Kingsley Moghalu, a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, is Chair of the Board of Africa Private Sector Summit and President of the Institute for Governance and Economic Transformation.

  10. Alison L. LaCroix

    Alison L. LaCroix

    Writing for PS since 2022
    4 Commentaries

    Alison L. LaCroix, a former member of the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States, is Professor of Law and an associate member of the History Department at the University of Chicago and the author of the forthcoming The Interbellum Constitution: Union, Commerce, and Slavery in the Age of Federalisms (Yale University Press, May 2024).

  11. Salome Samadashvili

    Salome Samadashvili

    Writing for PS since 2022
    3 Commentaries

    Salome Samadashvili, a former head of Georgia’s Mission to the European Union, is a member of Georgia’s parliament and Political Secretary of the Lelo for Georgia party.

  12. Silke Bollmohr

    Silke Bollmohr

    Writing for PS since 2022
    2 Commentaries

    Silke Bollmohr, Founder of EcoTrac Consulting, is Senior Policy Adviser for Global Food Policy and Agriculture at INKOTA netzwerk.

  13. Avni Patel Thompson

    Avni Patel Thompson

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Avni Patel Thompson is Founder and CEO, most recently, of Milo, an AI-powered partner that helps parents tackle the invisible load of managing a family.

  14. Rachel Ruto

    Rachel Ruto

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Rachel Ruto is First Lady of Kenya.

  15. Judith Kirton-Darling

    Judith Kirton-Darling

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Judith Kirton-Darling is General Secretary of the European trade union IndustriAll.

  16. Reid Hoffman

    Reid Hoffman

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Reid Hoffman is Co-Founder of LinkedIn.

  17. Jodie Ginsberg

    Jodie Ginsberg

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Jodie Ginsberg is CEO of the Committee to Protect Journalists, a nonprofit organization working worldwide to ensure that journalists can report freely and safely.

  18. Lilja Dögg Alfreðsdóttir

    Lilja Dögg Alfreðsdóttir

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Lilja Dögg Alfreðsdóttir is Minister of Culture and Business Affairs of Iceland.

  19. Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak

    Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP28, is President of the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

  20. Danjuma Adda

    Danjuma Adda

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Danjuma Adda, former president of the World Hepatitis Alliance, is Committee Chair of the 2024 World Hepatitis Summit.

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    The Economics of Health for All

    Mariana Mazzucato explains why pandemic prevention and preparedness must be embedded in economic policymaking.
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    The Dangerous Incoherence of US Trade Policy

    Stephen S. Roach warns that America’s latest tariffs against China raise the risk of a catastrophic superpower conflict.
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    A New Dawn for US-African Cooperation?

    Vera Songwe identifies three ways that the United States can ultimately help itself by helping the continent.
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    Raghuram G. Rajan and Rohit Lamba on Indian job creation, industrial policy, democracy, and more

    Raghuram G. Rajan & Rohit Lamba argue that India must place the highest priority on creating and owning intellectual property, advocate an alternative to interventionist industrial policies like subsidies, call for the decentralization of Indian governance at every level, and more.
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    The Global Implications of Georgia’s Political Crisis

    Salome Samadashvili

    Borrowing from the Kremlin’s playbook, Bidzina Ivanishvili, Georgia’s de facto ruler, is seeking to eliminate foreign-funded NGOs, suppress independent media, and eradicate the political opposition. His determination to establish an authoritarian regime reflects his harmony of interests with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    implores the US and Europe to bolster democracy in the country at a make-or-break moment.
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    Read More Summer 2024 Reading List

    PS editors share books that have impressed them lately, and say why you should consider adding them to your summer reading list.
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    Building Resilience in the Developing World

    Erik Berglöf argues for additional financing mechanisms to protect low-income economies against proliferating shocks.
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    Iran’s Succession Crisis Is a Legitimacy Crisis

    Abbas Milani explains why few Iranians within or outside the country truly mourn the death of President Ebrahim Raisi.
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    Central Banks’ New-Old Inflationary Bias

    Kenneth Rogoff explains why policymakers are more likely to risk higher prices during periods of economic uncertainty.

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