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Domenico Lombardi

Domenico Lombardi

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Domenico Lombardi, a former executive board member at the IMF and the World Bank, is a strategic advisor and former bank CEO. 

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  1. How to Use the SDR
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    How to Use the SDR

    Apr 28, 2020 Jim O'Neill & Domenico Lombardi show how national financing facilities could leverage a new issue of the IMF's international reserve asset.

  2. Modernizing the IMF
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    Modernizing the IMF

    Jul 8, 2015 Harold James & Domenico Lombardi argue that the renminbi belongs in the basket of currencies that determines the value of the SDR.

  3. China’s G-20 Moment
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    China’s G-20 Moment

    Feb 4, 2015 Yu Yongding & Domenico Lombardi spell out how the country's goals could be advanced by its coming G-20 presidency.

  4. The Global Consequences of Russia’s Isolation
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    The Global Consequences of Russia’s Isolation

    Jan 6, 2015 Harold James & Domenico Lombardi say that the country has little stake in existing global governance mechanisms.

  5. Ukraine’s Debt Dilemma
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    Ukraine’s Debt Dilemma

    Nov 12, 2014 Barry Eichengreen & Domenico Lombardi make the case for re-profiling, rather than restructuring, the country's sovereign bonds.

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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.
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    Europe’s Green Transition Requires More Skilled Workers

    Julie Beaufils urges policymakers to boost the attractiveness of technical vocations by expanding access to apprenticeships.
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    A Monetary and Economic Order Fit for the Twenty-First Century

    Ulrich Volz, et al. identify eight priorities to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable global financial architecture.
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    Putting Africa on the Path to Prosperity

    Mohamed Ould Ghazouani & Ajay Banga urge the G7 to focus on the continent’s future, and on five priorities in particular, at this week’s summit.
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    Anatomy of a Massacre

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    The 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus holds useful lessons about what it takes to arrest – and recover from – inter-communal violence. But there is a difference between a pogrom and a genocide, and conflating the two can do more harm than good.

    considers what the 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus can and cannot teach us about preventing genocide.
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    AI: Hope or Hype?

    Whether generative artificial intelligence will do more harm or good to our families, economies, and societies remains an open question. In devising strategies for harnessing the technology, optimism is undoubtedly warranted, but it should not come at the expense of realism.

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    How Denmark Keeps the Far Right at Bay

    Michael Ehrenreich explains how mainstream parties have neutralized the threat of right-wing populists.
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    How Techno-Libertarians Fell in Love with Big Government

    Quinn Slobodian argues Silicon Valley investors are against the state only insofar as it is not enriching them personally.
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    How Chinese Savings Can Support the Global Green Transition

    Daniel Gros urges the EU to welcome cheap low-carbon goods, such as electric vehicles, from China.

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