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Edoardo Campanella

Edoardo Campanella

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Edoardo Campanella, Senior Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at the Harvard Kennedy School, is co-author (with Marta Dassù) of Anglo Nostalgia: The Politics of Emotion in a Fractured West (Oxford University Press, 2019).

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  1. The Microchips Are Down
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    The Microchips Are Down

    Jan 13, 2023 Edoardo Campanella recounts how semiconductors became both economically and geopolitically central to today's world.

  2. Saudi Arabia Swings Toward Russia
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    Saudi Arabia Swings Toward Russia

    Oct 13, 2022 Edoardo Campanella explains the broader implications of the Kingdom’s decision to embrace its swing-producer role.

  3. Understanding the US-China Rivalry
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    Understanding the US-China Rivalry

    Aug 12, 2022 Edoardo Campanella reviews five recent books on the recent history, and worrisome future, of the Sino-American relationship.

  4. Nostalgia Dies Last
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    Nostalgia Dies Last

    May 3, 2022 Edoardo Campanella explains how and why appeals to an illusory past will continue to shape politics in the years ahead.

  5. Social Capitalism
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    Social Capitalism

    Apr 12, 2021 Edoardo Campanella thinks the pandemic has placed a premium on the norms and structures needed for mutual trust and solidarity.

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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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