Die Welt - 6 Oct 2017
The founder of GIFT states that the vision of a world divided between ‘globalists’ and ‘populists’ is Western-centric. According to him, the reason why leaders like Modi, Putin, Xi, Erdoğan and Duterte attract huge support at home is the following: they argue their countries have been unfairly denied a place in global politics, economics and rule-making, and that it is time for them to have a say that does not conform to the Western narrative and world order (reads in 4-6 min).
Published in Weekly selection 13 October 2017
Project Syndicate - 2 Oct 2017
The researcher offers an interesting framework to understand the specificities of our “brave new world of disinformation and propaganda”. Six features make it different from yesterday: (1) the democratization of information creation and distribution, (2) information socialization, (3) atomization, (4) anonymity in information creation and distribution, (5) personalization, (6) sovereignty (reads in 5-7 min).
Published in Weekly selection 6 October 2017
Project Syndicate - 26 Apr 2017
The pendulum of world economic growth has swung dramatically from advanced countries to the emerging economies. It is a stunning development that raises at least three fundamental questions about our understanding of macroeconomics: (1) it’s time to rethink the role of monetary policy, (2) the developing world is now far less dependent on the global trade cycle and more reliant on internal demand, (3) China has played a disproportionate role in reshaping the world economy (reads in 5-7 min).
Published in Weekly selection 29 April 2017