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Alissa Amico

Alissa Amico

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Alissa Amico is Managing Director of GOVERN, the Economic and Corporate Governance Center.

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  1. How Ownership Concentration Is Happening, and Why It Matters
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    How Ownership Concentration Is Happening, and Why It Matters

    Jan 3, 2020 Alissa Amico warns that the demise of dispersed equity holdings spells trouble for the global economy.

  2. The AI Governance Challenge
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    The AI Governance Challenge

    Mar 15, 2019 Alissa Amico calls for a concerted effort by governments and private companies to develop human-centric standards.

  3. State Capitalism 2.0
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    State Capitalism 2.0

    Sep 5, 2018 Alissa Amico traces a broad shift away from privatization, and toward the modernization of state-owned enterprises.

  4. A Regulatory Race to the Bottom?
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    A Regulatory Race to the Bottom?

    Aug 14, 2017 Alissa Amico warns that institutional investors lose out when state-owned enterprises get preferential treatment.

  5. Corporate Governance at Saudi Aramco
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    Corporate Governance at Saudi Aramco

    Apr 5, 2017 Alissa Amico examines what the Kingdom must do before it takes the world's largest oil company public.

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    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
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    Alexei Navalny Did Not Die for Nothing

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    The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.

    highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.
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    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
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    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
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    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.
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    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.

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