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Antara Haldar

Antara Haldar

Writing for PS since 2019
29 commentaries
1 videos & podcasts

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.

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  1. Populism’s Great Replacement of Economics
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    Populism’s Great Replacement of Economics

    Feb 1, 2024 Antara Haldar urges policymakers to heed Karl Polanyi’s warning that the economy cannot be “disembedded” from society.

  2. Look East to Fix Climate Governance
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    Look East to Fix Climate Governance

    Jan 2, 2024 Antara Haldar explains how cultural wisdom and a key institutional innovation salvaged a doomed summit.

  3. The Twilight Zone of Economics
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    The Twilight Zone of Economics

    Dec 4, 2023 Antara Haldar uses Nobel laureate Robert J. Shiller’s work to buttress the case for a behavioral approach to economics.

  4. Antara Haldar on behavioral economics, development models, global governance, and more
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    Antara Haldar on behavioral economics, development models, global governance, and more

    Nov 28, 2023 Antara Haldar advocates a radical rethink of development, explains what went right at the recent AI Safety Summit, highlights the economics discipline’s shortcomings, and more.

  5. “Women’s Economics” Goes Mainstream
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    “Women’s Economics” Goes Mainstream

    Oct 31, 2023 Antara Haldar shows how Nobel laureate economist Claudia Goldin's work has recentered the discipline.

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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

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
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    Which AI Risks Matter?

    Edoardo Campanella

    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
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    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.

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