144 episodes

Opinion Has It by Project Syndicate features conversations with leading economists, policymakers, authors, and researchers on the world’s most pressing issues. Tune in for biweekly analyses and insights with our host Elmira Bayrasli, Foreign Policy Interrupted co-founder and Project Syndicate contributor.
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Opinion Has It Project Syndicate

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    • 4.8 • 64 Ratings

Opinion Has It by Project Syndicate features conversations with leading economists, policymakers, authors, and researchers on the world’s most pressing issues. Tune in for biweekly analyses and insights with our host Elmira Bayrasli, Foreign Policy Interrupted co-founder and Project Syndicate contributor.
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    Trouble over Taiwan | Bonnie Glaser

    Trouble over Taiwan | Bonnie Glaser

    In the Sino-American great-power drama, Taiwan has taken center stage, as China has ramped up pressure on the island. How much danger is Taiwan in – and how far will the US go to defend it?
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    • 32 min
    Debt Wars | Barry Eichengreen

    Debt Wars | Barry Eichengreen

    The unprecedented fiscal spending that many governments unleashed in response to the COVID-19 crisis has fueled an increasingly heated debate over the risks posed by public debt. But the debate is far from new, and history holds important lessons that should inform it.
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    • 28 min
    America’s Afghan Debacle | Annie Pforzheimer

    America’s Afghan Debacle | Annie Pforzheimer

    The Taliban has announced its interim government, and its all-male, often-hardline makeup seems to have confirmed many observers’ worst fears. Why did the US mission in Afghanistan fail, and what is in store for the country under Taliban rule?
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    • 29 min
    Voting in a Time of Democratic Erosion | Francesca Binda

    Voting in a Time of Democratic Erosion | Francesca Binda

    While elections alone don’t necessarily make a state democratic, they do offer a glimpse into the strength and legitimacy of a democracy. What can we learn from recent electoral outcomes?
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    • 33 min
    Is Crypto Going Mainstream? | Sheila Warren

    Is Crypto Going Mainstream? | Sheila Warren

    After over a decade on the fringes of the global monetary system, digital currencies are increasingly being embraced by companies, governments, and citizens around the world. Are they set to become an integral part of the global monetary system?
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    • 27 min
    Economic Crisis in the Anthropocene | Adam Tooze

    Economic Crisis in the Anthropocene | Adam Tooze

    The COVID-19 pandemic triggered the swiftest and most comprehensive contraction of global economic activity ever. With crises set to proliferate – not least because of climate change – the successes and failures of the pandemic response should serve as lessons for governments everywhere.
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    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
64 Ratings

64 Ratings

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Amongst the best

This podcast is amongst the best out there on politics, economics and history !

AECO303 ,

Informative

Impressive caliber of guest— particularly Larry Summers! Nicely produced!

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Fantastic

This is my go-to podcast for informative and well researched episodes. I especially liked the recent podcast about Larry Summers.

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