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Eduardo Levy Yeyati

Eduardo Levy Yeyati

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Eduardo Levy Yeyati, a former chief economist of the Central Bank of Argentina, is Dean of the School of Government at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Faculty Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Policy, and a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

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  1. Latin America’s Triple Policy Challenge
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    Latin America’s Triple Policy Challenge

    Aug 30, 2022 Ilan Goldfajn & Eduardo Levy Yeyati argue that subpar growth, fiscal imbalances, and rising inequality must be addressed simultaneously.

  2. Argentina's Imaginary Miracle
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    Argentina's Imaginary Miracle

    Jan 21, 2022 Andrés Velasco & Eduardo Levy Yeyati think the data do not support bullish assessments of the Fernández administration’s economic record.

  3. Latin America’s Pandemic of Woe
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    Latin America’s Pandemic of Woe

    Jan 14, 2021 Mauricio Cárdenas, et al. fear that a protracted economic crisis could cause the region’s political climate to worsen in 2021.

  4. The COVID Reset Latin America Needs
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    The COVID Reset Latin America Needs

    Nov 9, 2020 Mauricio Cárdenas, et al. identify two structural weaknesses that the pandemic has highlighted – and that policymakers must overcome.

  5. Latin America’s Middle-Class Mirage
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    Latin America’s Middle-Class Mirage

    Sep 25, 2013 Eduardo Levy Yeyati on the illusion of emerging countries' growing middle classes.

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    Will the US Economy Drive Global Growth this Year?

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Despite rosy forecasts, the US economy faces powerful headwinds that call into question its ability to serve as the world’s main growth driver. These challenges are compounded by domestic and geopolitical uncertainties that have not been reflected in market valuations and economic assessments.

    explains why economists and investors are far too optimistic about America’s near-term prospects.
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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.
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    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
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    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
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    Which AI Risks Matter?

    Edoardo Campanella considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
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    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.

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