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David Malpass

David Malpass

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David Malpass is a former president of the World Bank Group.

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  1. Eco-Economic Development
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    Eco-Economic Development

    Dec 7, 2022 David Malpass sees declining fish stocks as a case study of why nature must be central to countries’ growth models.

  2. Aiding the Digital Revolution in Global Financial Inclusion
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    Aiding the Digital Revolution in Global Financial Inclusion

    Jul 7, 2022 David Malpass highlights what governments and the private sector can do to build on today’s encouraging trends.

  3. The Supply Solution to Stagflation
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    The Supply Solution to Stagflation

    Jun 7, 2022 David Malpass urges policymakers to focus on five areas in order to avert a prolonged period of high inflation and low growth.

  4. Reversing the Pandemic's Education Losses
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    Reversing the Pandemic's Education Losses

    Dec 17, 2021 Henrietta H. Fore & David Malpass suggest how digital technologies can address school closures' disproportionate impact in developing countries.

  5. How to Vaccinate Every Country
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    How to Vaccinate Every Country

    May 19, 2021 David Malpass emphasizes three factors critical to the success of the global COVID-19 immunization effort.

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    Supporting Sexual and Reproductive Health Is Good Business

    Natalia Kanem argues that investing in employees’ well-being will help companies attract and retain top talent.
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    Can Democracy Win in 2024?

    Chris Patten highlights the challenges mainstream parties face as they try to boost growth and improve public services.
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    Finding a New French Majority

    Jean Pisani-Ferry assesses what must happen to form a stable government after an election that produced a hung parliament.
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    Industrial Policy Is Back. Now What?

    How to design effective industrial policies has suddenly become a hot – and divisive – topic among economists and policymakers. Even those who agree that governments should intervene in the economy to bolster productivity, increase competitiveness, and tackle social and environmental challenges differ sharply on the details.

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    The Big Picture

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    The Way Forward for Ukraine’s Economy

    Joseph E. Stiglitz & Andrew Kosenko

    With sufficient assistance from the West, Ukraine will prevail over its much larger and richer authoritarian neighbor. But to enjoy the fruits of victory, it will have to move faster in its transition from a post-communist oligarchy, while being careful to resist the siren call of free-market fundamentalism.

    offer a roadmap for guiding the country's recovery and reconstruction during and after the war.
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    Rich Countries Must Meet Their Biodiversity Financing Pledges

    Mary Robinson urges international policymakers to use the upcoming COP16 summit to close the nature-finance gap.
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    Inequality Spurs Democratic Backsliding

    Susan Stokes shows that countries with fairer economies are less likely to succumb to authoritarian populism.
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    Bracing for a More Inflationary World

    Raghuram G. Rajan thinks central banks will remain under pressure to maintain tighter policies over the medium term.

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