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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


Don’t Take Vaccines for Granted

US News and World Report Online. February 5, 2015.

Attacking Low-Tax Jurisdictions Will Not Help Africa’s Growth

Cayman Financial Review. January 30, 2015.

Pope Francis, Neither a Marxist Nor an Economist

Washington Times. January 18, 2015.

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.