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Soňa Muzikárová

Soňa Muzikárová

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Soňa Muzikárová, an Eisenhower Fellow and a non-resident fellow at the Atlantic Council, is a former economist at the European Central Bank, a former diplomat at the OECD, and a former senior adviser to the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak Republic.

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  1. Europe’s Chance to Finish Off Illiberal Democracy
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    Europe’s Chance to Finish Off Illiberal Democracy

    Nov 21, 2023 Soňa Muzikárová urges EU policymakers to leverage the bloc’s financial power to weaken authoritarian governments.

  2. Greening Eastern Europe’s Growth Engines
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    Greening Eastern Europe’s Growth Engines

    May 9, 2023 Soňa Muzikárová explains why the region's residents and political leaders have been so slow to embrace the climate transition.

  3. Poland’s Ukrainian Rehabilitation
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    Poland’s Ukrainian Rehabilitation

    Feb 20, 2023 Soňa Muzikárová explains what it will take for the country to preserve and increase its newfound influence in Europe.

  4. A Bottom-Up Approach to Education Reform
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    A Bottom-Up Approach to Education Reform

    Oct 26, 2021 Miroslav Beblavý & Soňa Muzikárová show how grassroots initiatives can jump-start necessary changes in educational systems.

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    Europe Knows that Climate Action Is Vital to Global Security

    Josep Borrell & Wopke Hoekstra reiterates the EU’s commitment to advancing mitigation and adaptation, at home and globally.
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    Will High Interest Rates Trigger a Debt Disaster?

    James K. Galbraith shows that renewed warnings about dangerous debt-to-GDP ratios are belied by history and recent experience.
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    Decarbonizing Our Food

    Anna Lappé & Patty Fong show that two of the sectors most relevant to climate change are more interlinked than many realize.
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    Water and the High Price of Bad Economics

    Mariana Mazzucato, et al. explain why new thinking is needed to address a crisis closely linked to climate change and biodiversity loss.
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    At COP28, Cities Will Show Us the Way

    Michael R. Bloomberg & Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr call attention to subnational efforts to drive climate-change mitigation and adaptation efforts.
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    Market Power Is Permanent, and Technological Competition Does Not Remove It

    Mordecai Kurz

    Rather than reducing concentrated market power through “disruption” or “creative destruction,” technological innovation historically has only added to the problem, by awarding monopolies to just one or a few dominant firms. And market forces offer no remedy to the problem; only public policy can provide that.

    shows that technological change leads not to disruption, but to deeper, more enduring forms of market power.
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    Poland’s Democratic Rebirth Pains

    Sławomir Sierakowski describes the rapid marginalization of the recently defeated Law and Justice party and its autocratic leader.
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    What Google and Facebook Owe News Publishers

    Haaris Mateen, et al. support laws requiring Big Tech to pay media companies for the content featured on their digital platforms.
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    The Legacy of Henry Kissinger

    Richard Haass

    The passing of America’s preeminent foreign-policy thinker and practitioner marks the end of an era. Throughout his long and extraordinarily influential career, Henry Kissinger built a legacy that Americans would be wise to heed in this new era of great-power politics and global disarray.

    reviews the life and career of America’s preeminent foreign-policy scholar-practitioner.

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