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Philippe Legrain

Philippe Legrain

32 commentaries
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Philippe Legrain, a former economic adviser to the president of the European Commission, is a visiting senior fellow at the London School of Economics’ European Institute and the founder of Open Political Economy Network (OPEN), an international think-tank whose mission is to advance open, liberal societies. His most recent book is European Spring: Why Our Economies and Politics are in a Mess – and How to Put Them Right.

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    Onward, Big Tech Soldiers?

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s incendiary anti-China speech in late July provides a useful guide to the official thinking underlying the burgeoning Sino-American cold war. But Pompeo’s Christian millenarian worldview is not necessary to explain the two sides’ battle for technological supremacy.

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    The Master and the Prodigy

    William H. Janeway

    With governments spending trillions of dollars amid the COVID-19 crisis, there is no better time to revisit the thinking of John Maynard Keynes and the people who influenced him. Recent books about the great economist and the young Cambridge genius Frank Ramsey offer the complete tour.

    reviews recent books on Frank Ramsey, John Maynard Keynes, and a highly consequential meeting of minds.
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