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Governments Must Meet Their Biodiversity Pledges

MONROVIA – My work has taken me far and wide, across oceans and vast expanses of land, and I have been lucky enough to see firsthand some of the...

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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Globalization’s Warring Narratives

WARSAW – Globalization brings the world together through the movement of people, things, ideas, money, and much else. But talk of globalization...

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Harold James

The Digital Economy’s New Monetary Imperative

LONDON – In recent years, central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) have become an increasingly hot topic for debate among economists, regulators,...

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Piroska Nagy Mohácsi

New AI Germ Busters Can Also Bust Unions

ATHENS – Last week brought a rare good-news story: artificial intelligence enabled researchers to develop an antibiotic capable of killing an...

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Yanis Varoufakis

Revisiting the Behavioral Revolution in Economics

CAMBRIDGE – In 2008, University of Chicago economist (and future Nobel laureate) Richard Thaler and Harvard law professor Cass Sunstein published...

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Antara Haldar

Governing the Unknown

ITHACA, NEW YORK – Technology is changing the world faster than policymakers can devise new ways to cope with it. As a result, societies are...

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Kaushik Basu

Climate Science Beats Climate Fatalism

BERLIN – The Paris climate agreement’s goal of limiting global warming to 1.5° Celsius is in the headlines again. According to the latest ...

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Carl-Friedrich Schleussner

Europe’s Climate Quandary

WASHINGTON, DC – As Europe sets its sights on becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral continent, it must perform a delicate balancing act. Can...

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Jean Pisani-Ferry

Fast-Tracking a Lassa Fever Vaccine

LONDON – The COVID-19 pandemic may have exposed the vulnerability of the world’s health systems, but it also led to a truly impressive...

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Oyeronke Oyebanji

Western Industrial Policy and International Law

NEW YORK – With the enactment last year of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the United States fully joined the rest of the world’s advanced...

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Joseph E. Stiglitz

If Trump Returns

CAMBRIDGE – As the 2024 US presidential primary campaign season begins, the most likely final contest is a rematch between President Joe Biden...

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Joseph S. Nye

Turkey’s Pragmatic Islamist

TEL AVIV – What does President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s election for an unprecedented third term mean for Turkish foreign policy? Not much. In...

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Shlomo Ben-Ami

Poland's Electoral Inquisition

WARSAW – Poland’s ruling party, Law and Justice (PiS), has now taken another step toward full-scale autocracy. With parliamentary elections...

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Sławomir Sierakowski

The IMF’s Turn to Lead on Climate

NEW DELHI – Emerging markets and developing economies (EMDEs) are feeling the financial squeeze. Two-thirds of low-income countries are  already in...

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Rakesh Mohan

Why the Fed Is Hard to Predict

CAMBRIDGE – One might think that predicting the US Federal Reserve’s next policy moves would become easier now that it has already hiked...

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Mohamed A. El-Erian

Leveling the Financial Playing Field for Africa

NEW YORK – Africa bears virtually no responsibility for the greenhouse-gas emissions driving the climate crisis. It is not responsible for the...

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Amadou Hott

How to Restructure Chinese Supply Chains

HONG KONG – “The old is dying and the new cannot be born,” the Italian Marxist theorist Antonio Gramsci wrote in the early twentieth century. We...

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Andrew Sheng

The Supply Side of Decarbonization

CAMBRIDGE – You have heard this before: greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) are too high to stop catastrophic changes to our climate. Countries,...

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Ricardo Hausmann

America and China Are on a Collision Course

NEW YORK – Following the May G7 summit in Hiroshima, US President Joe Biden claimed that he expects a “thaw” in relations with China. Yet...

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Nouriel Roubini

A Western Distraction from Climate Action

ABU DHABI – It should be common knowledge by now that climate change is a complex problem with outsize consequences for the Global South. By...

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Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi