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Marian L. Tupy is the editor of and a senior policy analyst at the Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity. He specializes in globalization and global wellbeing, and the political economy of Europe and sub-Saharan Africa. His articles have been published in the Financial Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, U.S. News and World Report, The Atlantic, Newsweek, The U.K. Spectator, Weekly Standard, Foreign Policy, Reason magazine, and various other outlets both in the United States and overseas. Tupy has appeared on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, CNN International, BBC World, CNBC, MSNBC, Al Jazeera, and other channels. He has worked on the Council on Foreign Relations’ Commission on Angola, testified before the U.S. Congress on the economic situation in Zimbabwe, and briefed the Central Intelligence Agency and the State Department on political developments in Central Europe. Tupy received his B.A. in international relations and classics from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, and his Ph.D. in international relations from the University of St. Andrews in Great Britain.

More from Marian L. Tupy


The United States Is Already at Least as Socialist as Denmark

The Federalist. October 16, 2015.

Global Poverty’s Defeat Is Capitalism’s Triumph

Investor’s Business Daily (Online). October 10, 2015.

Obama vs. Pope Francis: Different Views on the State of the World

National Interest (Online). September 22, 2015.

Blog Posts

Cato Studies

Sustaining the Economic Rise of Africa

Economic Development Bulletin No. 22. August 1, 2014.

The False Promise of Gleneagles: Misguided Priorities at the Heart of the New Push for African Development

Development Policy Analysis No. 9. April 24, 2009.

Troubling Signs for South African Democracy under the ANC

Development Briefing Paper No. 3. April 25, 2007.

Public Filings

Zimbabwe: From Crisis to Renewal

Testimony. December 2, 2010.