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    The Trade Agenda Today

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala interviewed by Anne O. Krueger

    Recent global developments have shown what is at stake when trade becomes less open and transparent. To assess the current state of the international trading system and what lies in store for it, Anne O. Krueger queries World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about the biggest challenges facing her organization.

    about the challenges facing her organization.
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    King Dollar

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    Jeffrey Frankel, Dambisa Moyo, Mohamed A. El-Erian, Ernesto Talvi, Gautam Nair, Federico Sturzenegger

    In recent weeks, the US dollar has reached 20-year highs against key foreign currencies, and all-time highs against the Chinese renminbi and the British pound. What is sustaining the greenback’s surge, and what are its most significant consequences?

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    Britain Is Not an Emerging Market – Yet

    Kenneth Rogoff considers the implications of the new government’s poorly received economic-policy package.
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    The ECB Has Been Driving EU Inflation

    Hans-Werner Sinn explains how the European Central Bank has contributed to soaring prices, including for energy.
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    The Populist Climate Threat

    Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.
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    Putin’s New Nuclear Blackmail

    Dina Khapaeva urges Western leaders not to give in to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s threats.
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    Development, Decarbonization, and Dumb Landowners

    Ricardo Hausmann argues that governments must manage natural resources more effectively to promote green growth.
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    When the Fed Stops Trying

    J. Bradford DeLong worries that the world's most important central bank is no longer looking for an optimal policy path.
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    No Security Without Climate Security

    Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why US policymakers need to focus more closely on global warming as an existential threat.
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  1. The ECB Has Been Driving EU Inflation
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    The ECB Has Been Driving EU Inflation

    Sep 30, 2022 Hans-Werner Sinn explains how the European Central Bank has contributed to soaring prices, including for energy.

  2. The Populist Climate Threat
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    The Populist Climate Threat

    Sep 30, 2022 Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.

  3. Britain Is Not an Emerging Market – Yet
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    Britain Is Not an Emerging Market – Yet

    Sep 30, 2022 Kenneth Rogoff considers the implications of the new government’s poorly received economic-policy package.

  4. When the Fed Stops Trying
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    When the Fed Stops Trying

    Sep 30, 2022 J. Bradford DeLong worries that the world's most important central bank is no longer looking for an optimal policy path.

  5. No Security Without Climate Security
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    No Security Without Climate Security

    Sep 30, 2022 Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why US policymakers need to focus more closely on global warming as an existential threat.

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    The Trade Agenda Today

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala interviewed by Anne O. Krueger

    Recent global developments have shown what is at stake when trade becomes less open and transparent. To assess the current state of the international trading system and what lies in store for it, Anne O. Krueger queries World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about the biggest challenges facing her organization.

    about the challenges facing her organization.
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    King Dollar

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    Jeffrey Frankel, Dambisa Moyo, Mohamed A. El-Erian, Ernesto Talvi, Gautam Nair, Federico Sturzenegger

    In recent weeks, the US dollar has reached 20-year highs against key foreign currencies, and all-time highs against the Chinese renminbi and the British pound. What is sustaining the greenback’s surge, and what are its most significant consequences?

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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

    Laurence Tubiana sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.
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    Should Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits Be Taxed?

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    John H. Cochrane, Daniel Litvin, Yanis Varoufakis, Isabella M. Weber

    Imposing a one-off tax on energy companies’ extraordinary profits might seem like a no-brainer at a time of soaring inflation, but the idea has more than a few detractors. As policymakers in a growing number of economies move ahead, we asked PS commentators whether they are right to do so.

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    Werner Hoyer on REPower EU, climate adaptation, clean-tech innovation, and more

    Werner Hoyer emphasizes that European investments in LNG and pipeline gas are only a stopgap, views green hydrogen as central to a mutually beneficial partnership between Africa and Europe, touts the importance of modern financial instruments to mobilizing private capital in the fight against climate change, and more.
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    What’s Breaking Democracy?

    William H. Janeway traces the historical roots of the West’s current problems to the rise of neoliberalism in the 1970s.
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  1. teixeira1_ LUIS ROBAYOAFP via Getty Images_bolsonaroclimatechange Luis Robayo/AFP via Getty Images

    The Populist Climate Threat

    Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.
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    Italy’s Next Government Must Tackle Climate Security

    Luca Bergamaschi shows why the country’s politicians can no longer afford to ignore a major threat to national security.
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    Making Net-Zero Pledges Count

    Catherine McKenna argues that as long as companies' commitments are voluntary, they will be inadequate.

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  4. Ricardo Hausmann Development, Decarbonization, and Dumb Landowners

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  3. Dina Khapaeva Putin’s New Nuclear Blackmail
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  2. Donald P. Kaberuka Investing in Africa’s Health
  3. William A. Haseltine Public-Health Funding Today Keeps the Doctor Away
  4. Nicholas B. Dirks Why “Following the Science” Is Easier Said Than Done

  1. Izabella Teixeira, et al. The Populist Climate Threat
  2. Anne-Marie Slaughter No Security Without Climate Security
  3. Gernot Wagner, et al. The High Stakes of Climate-Risk Accounting
  4. Luca Bergamaschi Italy’s Next Government Must Tackle Climate Security

  1. José Manuel Barroso Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe
  2. Nicholas Agar Should Humanities Professors Be Automated?
  3. Tomicah Tillemann What Is Web3 Good For?
  4. Josh Entsminger, et al. Who Will Establish Metaverse Ethics?

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  2. M. Niaz Asadullah Asia’s Captive Market for Migrant Labor
  3. Michael R. Strain America’s Education Emergency
  4. Leonardo Garnier Transforming Education Means Fighting Poverty Traps

Africa’s economic rise is a world-changing development, but the sources of its emerging strength – and lingering weaknesses – are little understood. W…

  1. Landry Signé The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential
  2. Donald P. Kaberuka Investing in Africa’s Health
  3. Daniel Cohen, et al. A Fork in the Road for Development Financing

Today’s media landscape is littered with landmines: open hostility from illiberal and autocratic regimes, mounting censorship in countries such as Hungary, Turkey,…

  1. Nicholas Agar Should Humanities Professors Be Automated?
  2. William A. Haseltine Health Messaging in the Disinformation Age
  3. Noëlle Lenoir Fighting Big Lies

As the COVID-19 crisis escalates, PS commentators assess its implications for the economy, propose policy responses, and consider what might – and sho…

  1. José Manuel Barroso Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe
  2. Mariana Mazzucato Failing the Pandemic Preparedness Test
  3. William A. Haseltine Public-Health Funding Today Keeps the Doctor Away