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Dambisa Moyo

Dambisa Moyo

Writing for PS since 2013
29 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).

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  1. What Should Jittery China Investors Do?
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    What Should Jittery China Investors Do?

    Nov 17, 2022 Dambisa Moyo considers the alternatives facing business leaders in light of the escalating Sino-American rivalry.

  2. Why Deglobalization Makes US Inflation Worse
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    Why Deglobalization Makes US Inflation Worse

    Oct 7, 2022 Dambisa Moyo laments that today’s inflationary surge has not elicited a coordinated global response.

  3. Why US Inflation Is Headed Down
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    Why US Inflation Is Headed Down

    Sep 19, 2022 Dambisa Moyo argues that, despite the disappointing August numbers, the US is still on track to restore price stability.

  4. The Real Stakes at Jackson Hole This Year
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    The Real Stakes at Jackson Hole This Year

    Aug 25, 2022 Dambisa Moyo argues that the heightened focus on inflation should not come at the expense of bigger long-term issues.

  5. The Wisdom of Whistleblowers
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    The Wisdom of Whistleblowers

    Nov 19, 2021 Dambisa Moyo considers the tool’s uses and limitations as a defense against official corruption and corporate malfeasance.

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    Putin’s Brezhnev Moment

    Aryeh Neier draws parallels between the regime’s ongoing crackdown on civil society and late Soviet repression.
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    Utopia or Bust

    J. Bradford DeLong considers our options for both expanding and effectively slicing the proverbial economic pie.
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    Germany’s Reckoning

    Helmut K. Anheier

    Germany is now grappling with a host of difficult questions about its place in the world, the nature of its politics, and its most cherished values. For a pacifist society in a new age of conflict and war, everything must change if things are to remain the same.

    traces the contours of the country's debate, triggered by the Ukraine war, about its strategic future.
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    Preempting a Generative AI Monopoly

    Diane Coyle urges policymakers to take steps to counter the anti-competitive implications of a rapidly emerging market.
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    Japan’s Strategic Imperative

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. sees the country doubling down on its best option for ensuring national security and regional stability.
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    China’s Savings Conundrum

    Zhang Jun explains why – and how – the country must stimulate household consumption to achieve a robust recovery.
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    The Flight of the Inflation Hawks

    Though the US Federal Reserve’s first interest-rate hike of 2023 is smaller than those that preceded it, policymakers have signaled that more increases are on the way, despite slowing price growth. But there is good reason to doubt the utility – and fear the consequences – of continued rate hikes, on both sides of the Atlantic.

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    How to Transform African Agriculture

    Safia Boly & Omid Kassiri identify four principles that could help governments across the continent boost food security.
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    Making Ukrainian Victory Possible

    Josep Borrell explains why continued military support and other forms of assistance remain critical.

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