Interrelated economic and political crises in poorer countries are putting millions of lives at risk, but mitigation is possible. Leading economies must refrain from beggar-thy-neighbor policies and use their combined resources in the IMF and the World Bank to act quickly and unconditionally to avert disaster.
In the media
Ciaran Martin is eighth among the "visionaries" in the annual ranking of the 28 power players behind Europe’s tech revolution.
Stefan Dercon speaks to David Pilling, Africa Editor of the FT, about his latest book Gambling on Development, which attempts to explain why some countries stay poor while others find a rapid path towards growth and development.
Ngaire Woods writes about the interrelated economic and political crises in poorer countries that are putting millions of lives at risk, and argues mitigation is possible if leading economies use their combined resources in the IMF and the World Bank.
Is American democracy in danger? How US politics turned tribal and what it means for the future
James Morone puts the current state of American politics in historical perspective and shows what’s new --and what’s not. He explains how old patterns have taken on new forms and reflects on the prospects for democracy in the years ahead.
Reimagining capitalism for a world on fire
Professor Rebecca Henderson discusses the findings of her new book, which attempts to reimagine capitalism so that it is not only an engine of prosperity but also a system that is in harmony with environmental realities, striving for social justice, and the demands of truly democratic institutions.
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