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Yuriy Gorodnichenko

Yuriy Gorodnichenko

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Yuriy Gorodnichenko is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  1. The Case for Ukraine’s NATO Accession
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    The Case for Ukraine’s NATO Accession

    May 21, 2024 Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub explain why giving in to the Kremlin’s nuclear blackmail could push the alliance into a death spiral.

  2. No, Russia Is Not Winning
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    No, Russia Is Not Winning

    Mar 6, 2024 Anastassia Fedyk & Yuriy Gorodnichenko see Ukraine’s economic outlook improving as the Russian economy experiences greater strains.

  3. Western Technology Firms Must Stop Supplying Russia’s War Machine
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    Western Technology Firms Must Stop Supplying Russia’s War Machine

    Feb 14, 2024 Anastassia Fedyk, et al. outline several steps that governments can take to close the loopholes in the current sanctions regime.

  4. Protecting Ukraine Aid from Western Political Dysfunction
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    Protecting Ukraine Aid from Western Political Dysfunction

    Jan 19, 2024 Torbjörn Becker & Yuriy Gorodnichenko urge policymakers to adopt a long-term, shock-resistant model to provide the resources needed to defeat Russia.

  5. Russian Revanchism Must Be Defeated in Ukraine
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    Russian Revanchism Must Be Defeated in Ukraine

    Dec 8, 2023 Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub say that political infighting in the West is empowering the Kremlin and its allies.

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    The Economics of Health for All

    Mariana Mazzucato explains why pandemic prevention and preparedness must be embedded in economic policymaking.
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    The Dangerous Incoherence of US Trade Policy

    Stephen S. Roach warns that America’s latest tariffs against China raise the risk of a catastrophic superpower conflict.
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    A New Dawn for US-African Cooperation?

    Vera Songwe identifies three ways that the United States can ultimately help itself by helping the continent.
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    Raghuram G. Rajan and Rohit Lamba on Indian job creation, industrial policy, democracy, and more

    Raghuram G. Rajan & Rohit Lamba argue that India must place the highest priority on creating and owning intellectual property, advocate an alternative to interventionist industrial policies like subsidies, call for the decentralization of Indian governance at every level, and more.
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    The Global Implications of Georgia’s Political Crisis

    Salome Samadashvili

    Borrowing from the Kremlin’s playbook, Bidzina Ivanishvili, Georgia’s de facto ruler, is seeking to eliminate foreign-funded NGOs, suppress independent media, and eradicate the political opposition. His determination to establish an authoritarian regime reflects his harmony of interests with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    implores the US and Europe to bolster democracy in the country at a make-or-break moment.
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    Read More Summer 2024 Reading List

    PS editors share books that have impressed them lately, and say why you should consider adding them to your summer reading list.
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    Building Resilience in the Developing World

    Erik Berglöf argues for additional financing mechanisms to protect low-income economies against proliferating shocks.
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    Iran’s Succession Crisis Is a Legitimacy Crisis

    Abbas Milani explains why few Iranians within or outside the country truly mourn the death of President Ebrahim Raisi.
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    Central Banks’ New-Old Inflationary Bias

    Kenneth Rogoff explains why policymakers are more likely to risk higher prices during periods of economic uncertainty.

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