Project Syndicate

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Project Syndicate
Project Syndicate logo.svg
Formation 1995
Headquarters Prague, Czech Republic
Staff 11-50[1]
Website www.project-syndicate.org

Project Syndicate publishes and syndicates commentary and analysis on topics including global affairs, economics, finance, and development. It has hundreds of member publications in more than 150[citation needed] countries, amounting to a total circulation of nearly 70 million copies.[citation needed] RealClearWorld named Project Syndicate one of the top five world news sites for 2012.[2]

Project Syndicate, which Ezra Klein described as “the world’s smartest op-ed page,”{{citation needed|date=June 2013}} provides commentaries on a wide range of topics, from economic policy and strategies for growth worldwide to human rights, Islam, and the environment. It also offers monthly series dedicated to Africa, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, as well as to China and Russia.

A non-profit organization, Project Syndicate relies primarily on contributions from newspapers in developed countries[citation needed], which make up roughly 60% of its membership base, to enable it to offer its services at reduced rates, or for free, to newspapers in countries where journalistic resources may not be readily available. Project Syndicate has also received grants from the Open Society Foundation, The Politiken Foundation in Denmark, Die Zeit Ebelin, and Gerd Bucerius Foundation.[citation needed]

Project Syndicate translates its columns from English into several languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Russian, and is published in numerous other languages.


Notable contributors[edit]

Monthly contributors include:

Shlomo Ben-Ami, Michael Boskin, Ian Buruma, Jorge Castaneda, Howard Davies, J. Bradford DeLong, Kemal Dervis, Esther Dyson, Barry Eichengreen, Mohamed A. El-Erian, Gareth Evans, Martin Feldstein, Joschka Fischer, Jeffrey Frankel, Daniel Gros, Richard Haass, Christopher R. Hill, Harold James, Simon Johnson, Yuriko Koike, Bjørn Lomborg, Dominique Moisi, Joseph Nye, Ana Palacio, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Raghuram Rajan, Stephen S. Roach, Michel Rocard, Dani Rodrik, Kenneth Rogoff, Nouriel Roubini, Jeffrey Sachs, Andrew Sheng, Robert Shiller, Peter Singer, Jaswant Singh, Hans-Werner Sinn, Robert Skidelsky, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Javier Solana, Michael Spence, Joseph E. Stiglitz, Shashi Tharoor, Laura Tyson, Andres Velasco, Lord Adair Turner, and Naomi Wolf.

Other Notable Contributors:

Tony Blair, Bill Gates, Ban Ki Moon, Václav Havel, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Kofi Annan, Desmond Tutu, Mikhail Gorbachev, Jimmy Carter, George Soros, Hassan Rouhani, and Chris Patten,

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