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Indermit Gill

Indermit Gill

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Indermit Gill is Chief Economist and Senior Vice President for Development Economics at the World Bank.

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  1. The World Cannot Afford to Ignore the Poorest Countries
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    The World Cannot Afford to Ignore the Poorest Countries

    Apr 15, 2024 Indermit Gill & M. Ayhan Kose warn that a growing gap between the world’s haves and have-nots will undercut global goals.

  2. When Women Win, the World Wins
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    When Women Win, the World Wins

    Mar 4, 2024 Indermit Gill & Tea Trumbic share new findings suggesting that some of the progress made toward gender equality has been overestimated.

  3. The Global Economy Has Yet to Turn the Corner
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    The Global Economy Has Yet to Turn the Corner

    Jan 10, 2024 Indermit Gill & M. Ayhan Kose worry that the 2020s are shaping up to be a lost decade for many developing economies.

  4. A Tragedy Is Unfolding in the Poorest Countries
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    A Tragedy Is Unfolding in the Poorest Countries

    Sep 18, 2023 Indermit Gill & M. Ayhan Kose warn that low-income countries’ mounting economic problems will have growing spillover effects.

  5. The New Threat to Prosperity Everywhere
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    The New Threat to Prosperity Everywhere

    Mar 13, 2023 Indermit Gill warns against discarding an economic playbook that delivered decades of global growth and poverty reduction.

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    The Sino-American Trade War Benefits China’s Competitors

    Arvind Subramanian warns that escalating protectionism, while dangerous, could end up helping developing countries like India.
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    Is the Quad Becoming a Potemkin Alliance?

    Brahma Chellaney fears that US President Joe Biden’s conciliatory approach toward China is undermining Indo-Pacific security.
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    The High Costs of the New US Tariffs on Chinese EVs

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

    Every time one set of protectionist measures against China disappoints, the United States escalates its economic war in the hope that additional restrictions will prove more effective. Yet by slapping massive tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles, America has laid bare its own hypocrisy and economic vulnerabilities.

    laments the Biden administration's embrace of costly, futile efforts to outcompete low-cost rivals.
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    How G7 Leaders Can Unlock Financing for Africa

    William Ruto

    With many African countries trapped in perpetual cycles of debt, financing investment in sustainable development has become increasingly difficult, if not impossible. The situation demands that wealthy countries step up and offer debt relief and cancellation, in addition to more concessional and long-term financing.

    urges wealthy countries to help bring the global financial system into line with the developing world's needs.
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    The Threat of Trumpflation and a Fed War

    J. Bradford DeLong thinks monetary hawks should be more worried about the return of a populist demagogue to the White House.
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    Is China Too Old to Get Rich?

    Yi Fuxian explains why the country’s rising median age is at the root of its current malaise.
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    The Dangerous Retreat into Protectionism

    Carl Bildt warns that nothing good will come from a more deeply fragmented global economy.
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    The Case for Ukraine’s NATO Accession

    Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub explain why giving in to the Kremlin’s nuclear blackmail could push the alliance into a death spiral.
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    Don’t Believe the AI Hype

    Daron Acemoglu finds nothing to support widely cited assessments of the technology’s near-term potential.

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