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By Harold James - Apr 04,2023
 PRINCETON — A relatively small-scale banking crisis has been sufficient to demonstrate the fragility of multilateralism today.
By Harold James - Mar 12,2023
PRINCETON — After nine years of war, and one year of intensified fighting following Russia’s full-scale invasion, Ukraine’s future remains murky. In the West, the current debate is focused largely on the matter of weapons shipments to Ukraine.
By Harold James - Jan 29,2023
PRINCETON — Our world has become both confusing and confused. The international economy works well, but the political economy is mired in hostility toward markets, frustration at globalisation, and skepticism about growth.
By Harold James - Jan 02,2023
PRINCETON  —  It is not too soon to think about what will follow Russia’s war on Ukraine. Figuring out the post-conflict future is essential not just for Russia’s Ukrainian victims, but also for Europe and the world.
By Harold James - Oct 22,2022
PRINCETON  —  The resignation of Liz Truss, the United Kingdom’s shortest-serving prime minister, completes a powerful case study of how not to make fiscal policy.
By Harold James - Sep 26,2022
PRINCETON  —  New Yorkers have come to expect traffic chaos when the United Nations General Assembly meets every September. But this year, there is also paralysing congestion in the minds of the attendees.
By Harold James - Sep 22,2022
 PRINCETON  —  The Conservative Party contest to succeed Boris Johnson as prime minister of the United Kingdom has touched on a principal component of modern political economy: Central banks.
By Harold James - Sep 04,2022
PRINCETON  —  On July 26, 2012, the European Central Bank’s (ECB) relatively new president, Mario Draghi, famously declared that, “the ECB is ready to do whatever it takes to preserve the euro. And believe me, it will be enough”.
By Harold James - Jul 27,2022
PRINCETON  —  Rich Western industrialised countries appear to be caught in a time loop, with unexpectedly higher inflation bringing back not just memories of the 1970s but also that era’s policy debates and the political insecurities.
By Harold James - Jun 01,2022
PRINCETON  —  Russia’s attack on Ukraine is coming to resemble many previous geopolitical crises. Throughout history, episodes that initially seemed like temporary disruptions have become prolonged affairs.



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