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Christopher Pissarides

Christopher Pissarides

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Christopher Pissarides, a Nobel laureate in economics, is Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Institute for the Future of Work.

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  1. Should Workers Fear AI?
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    Should Workers Fear AI?

    Mar 11, 2024 Christopher Pissarides explains why common concerns about looming technological unemployment and displacement are overblown.

  2. Leveraging Data for the Public Good
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    Leveraging Data for the Public Good

    Oct 19, 2022 Christopher Pissarides, et al. explain why governments and businesses must collaborate on how best to use the universal currency of our era.

  3. Cracking the Job Code
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    Cracking the Job Code

    Aug 22, 2022 Christopher Pissarides & Anu Madgavkar present new research suggesting that many employers should revise their hiring and retention strategies.

  4. Lessons from the Economic-Epidemiological Frontier
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    Lessons from the Economic-Epidemiological Frontier

    Apr 29, 2020 Christopher Pissarides, et al. see two reasons why governments should enforce social distancing rather than aiming for rapid “herd immunity.”

  5. Why Worry About Automation?
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    Why Worry About Automation?

    Dec 2, 2019 Christopher Pissarides raises three questions about the impact of today's digital technologies on the labor market.

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    The Economics of Health for All

    Mariana Mazzucato explains why pandemic prevention and preparedness must be embedded in economic policymaking.
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    The Dangerous Incoherence of US Trade Policy

    Stephen S. Roach warns that America’s latest tariffs against China raise the risk of a catastrophic superpower conflict.
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    A New Dawn for US-African Cooperation?

    Vera Songwe identifies three ways that the United States can ultimately help itself by helping the continent.
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    Raghuram G. Rajan and Rohit Lamba on Indian job creation, industrial policy, democracy, and more

    Raghuram G. Rajan & Rohit Lamba argue that India must place the highest priority on creating and owning intellectual property, advocate an alternative to interventionist industrial policies like subsidies, call for the decentralization of Indian governance at every level, and more.
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    The Global Implications of Georgia’s Political Crisis

    Salome Samadashvili

    Borrowing from the Kremlin’s playbook, Bidzina Ivanishvili, Georgia’s de facto ruler, is seeking to eliminate foreign-funded NGOs, suppress independent media, and eradicate the political opposition. His determination to establish an authoritarian regime reflects his harmony of interests with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    implores the US and Europe to bolster democracy in the country at a make-or-break moment.
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    Read More Summer 2024 Reading List

    PS editors share books that have impressed them lately, and say why you should consider adding them to your summer reading list.
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    Building Resilience in the Developing World

    Erik Berglöf argues for additional financing mechanisms to protect low-income economies against proliferating shocks.
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    Iran’s Succession Crisis Is a Legitimacy Crisis

    Abbas Milani explains why few Iranians within or outside the country truly mourn the death of President Ebrahim Raisi.
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    Central Banks’ New-Old Inflationary Bias

    Kenneth Rogoff explains why policymakers are more likely to risk higher prices during periods of economic uncertainty.

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