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Paola Subacchi

Paola Subacchi

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Paola Subacchi, Professor of International Economics at the University of London’s Queen Mary Global Policy Institute, is the author of The Cost of Free Money  (Yale University Press, 2020) and the recent report, China and the Global Financial Architecture: Keeping Two Tracks on One Path.

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  1. Will Italy’s Turmoil Push Europe Back to the Brink?
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    Will Italy’s Turmoil Push Europe Back to the Brink?

    Jul 26, 2022 Paola Subacchi worries that Mario Draghi’s downfall may threaten the country’s fiscal stability – and the eurozone’s survival.

  2. How to Engage with China
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    How to Engage with China

    May 27, 2022 Paola Subacchi cautions against efforts to limit multilateral cooperation to countries with shared values and principles.

  3. Italy's Draghi Recovery at Risk
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    Italy's Draghi Recovery at Risk

    Jan 17, 2022 Paola Subacchi wonders whether the upcoming presidential election will doom the country’s progress toward economic renewal.

  4. The G20 Family Reunion
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    The G20 Family Reunion

    Oct 26, 2021 Paola Subacchi thinks relationship-building and mending ties with China should be the top priorities at the upcoming summit.

  5. A Made-in-China Financial Crisis?
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    A Made-in-China Financial Crisis?

    Oct 6, 2021 Paola Subacchi considers the possible consequences if the Chinese authorities fail to ring-fence the Evergrande debacle.

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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.
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    Geopolitical Davids and Goliaths

    Harold James considers lessons from smaller countries about how to wield power and influence in the twenty-first century.
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    Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe

    José Manuel Barroso explains why global leaders must focus on creating equitable response mechanisms ahead of the next crisis.
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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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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

    Laurence Tubiana

    Despite the massive civilian suffering in Ukraine, many countries have been wary of taking sides, owing both to a perception of European double standards and to Russia’s leverage over energy and commodity prices. But while new geopolitical dynamics have complicated climate advocacy, they certainly haven't derailed it.

    sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.
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    The Sting of Climate Risk Is in the Tails

    Mark Cliffe thinks conventional models have overemphasized the long term at the expense of more immediate threats.
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    Should Humanities Professors Be Automated?

    Nicholas Agar considers the implications of recent successes with AI-generated academic research and writing.
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    Should Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits Be Taxed?

    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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    The Global Necessity of American Democracy

    Javier Solana shows why the political health of the United States has become a matter of global concern.

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