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Brigitte Granville

Brigitte Granville

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Brigitte Granville is Professor of International Economics and Economic Policy at Queen Mary University of London and the author, most recently, of What Ails France? (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2021).

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  1. What Does India Want from Russia?
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    What Does India Want from Russia?

    Aug 12, 2022 Sushanta Mallick & Brigitte Granville show how the Ukraine war is helping the country achieve significant – and advantageous – geopolitical autonomy.

  2. Growth and the Migration Factor
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    Growth and the Migration Factor

    Feb 18, 2022 Brigitte Granville shows that economic conditions in host countries increase the challenges and dislocations facing displaced people.

  3. Behind the Modern Malaise
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    Behind the Modern Malaise

    Oct 1, 2021 Brigitte Granville reviews recent work examining causes and cures for the long-term plight of workers.

  4. France’s Culture War Intensifies
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    France’s Culture War Intensifies

    May 6, 2021 Brigitte Granville thinks Napoleon Bonaparte's divisive legacy holds the key to President Emmanuel Macron's political future.

  5. Europe’s Complacency Trap
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    Europe’s Complacency Trap

    Apr 8, 2021 Brigitte Granville warns that the European Union's institutional purgatory implies human costs and serious political risks.

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    Core Dangers for the Fed and China

    Stephen S. Roach

    Just as a fixation on core inflation can mislead central banks, as it has done with the US Federal Reserve, the power of a “core leader” like China’s Xi Jinping is a recipe for misdirected and ultimately unsustainable policy regimes. The very notion of a core adds a false sense of precision when addressing complex problems.

    thinks the US central bank and Chinese governance share a conceptual weakness leading to major policy blunders.
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    Amazon’s Satanic Mills

    Antara Haldar sees recent unionization efforts as a welcome response to an unethical and inhumane business model.
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    Asia’s Captive Market for Migrant Labor

    M. Niaz Asadullah highlights how an entrenched alliance of politicians, bureaucrats, and business elites is exploiting workers.
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    In Search of a Development Plan for Asia

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng argue that bottom-up institutions – not top-down strategies – are the key to regional integration.
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    Giorgia Meloni’s Moment

    Bill Emmott sees little difference between the Brothers of Italy’s program and that of recent right-wing governments.
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    America’s Education Emergency

    Michael R. Strain calls for urgent action to make up for pandemic learning loss in light of dismal new test scores.
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    God Save the Pound?

    Andrés Velasco explains why sterling is plummeting when economic theory says it should be soaring.
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    Preparing for the Long War

    Mark Leonard thinks Europeans should plan for a prolonged conflict despite Ukraine’s recent gains.
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    Realizing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific

    Abe Shinzō

    Less than a month before he was assassinated, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister set out his vision for the region. He buttressed his case by comparing China’s growing threats against Taiwan to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

    set out his vision for the region less than one month prior to his assassination in July.

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