COMMENTARY

Germany’s Past Might Just Hold the Keys to America’s Future,” letter to the editor, Washington Post, May 20, 2024.

Letter to the Editor, The Economist, (January 6, 2024)

Has Liberalism Failed?” Journal of Democracy, (May 2023)

Ordoliberalism RevisitedChanging Societies & Personalities (April 11, 2022)

China’s Nina Andreeva Moment,” China Currents 21:1-5 (March 31, 2022).

Inequality and the Crisis of Liberalism,Baltic Rim Economies 2021: 4 (October 28, 2021), p. 39.

Was a Reformed Soviet State Viable?” in George Soroka and Tomasz Stepniewski, eds., 30 Years on from the Fall of the Soviet Union: Western Scholarly Perspectives (Lublin, Poland: Institute of Central Europe, 2021), pp. 25-34.

Pochemu nam eshche rano khoronit’ ekonomicheskii liberalizm [Why it is still early to bury economic liberalism],” Vedomosti, March 24, 2020.

Next Steps for Workforce Development in Maine,” Bangor Daily News, July 20, 2019

Is Russia China’s Strategic Rear?”  Recent Developments in Russian-Chinese Relations, Asia Dialogue (University of Nottingham Asia Research Insitute), June 12, 2019.

Pochemu neravenstvom obespokoeny ne tol’ko levye [Why not only the left is concerned about inequality],” Vedomosti, May 7, 2019.

How to meet the Urgent Challenge for Workforce Development in Maine,SSN Brief, July 11, 2018

Comparing Economic Inequality in China and Russia,” University of Nottingham China Policy Institute: Analysis, March 13, 2018.

Like Trump, Putin Issued Lots of Executive Orders Early On.  They Mostly Didn’t Work,” Monkey Cage Blog, Washington Post, March 2, 2017.

Economic Inequality in Russia: Sources and Consequences,Russian Analytical Digest, No. 187, July 29, 2016, pp. 4-8.

One Belt, One Road, One Eurasia,” China Policy Institute, University of Nottingham, April 6, 2016

Here’s how Alexander Hamilton Would Understand Russia’s Regional Debt Crisis,The Monkey Cage, Washington Post, March 24, 2016

What To Make of the Putin Fan Club,Foreign Policy, Best Defense Blog, January 7, 2016. 

Ten Reasons for Russia’s Coming Fiscal Squeeze,The Monkey Cage, Washington Post, February 14, 2014.

While America Tweets, China Soars,Washington Post, December 19, 2013

While the Train Was Stopped,Problems of Post-Communism 60(4)  (2013): 6-11.

Why America Needs Another ‘Sputnik Moment‘ to Tackle National Challenges,” Scholars Strategy Network Policy Brief, March 2013,