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Kristalina Georgieva

Kristalina Georgieva

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Kristalina Georgieva is Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund.

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  1. The Economic Power of Gender Equality
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    The Economic Power of Gender Equality

    Mar 7, 2024 Nadia Calviño, et al. show why women's inclusion is a core component of the response to most major global challenges.

  2. Africa Cannot Confront Climate Change Alone
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    Africa Cannot Confront Climate Change Alone

    Dec 17, 2021 Kristalina Georgieva & Félix Tshisekedi explain how the international community can do more to support mitigation and adaptation efforts.

  3. Keeping the Global Focus on Low-Income Countries
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    Keeping the Global Focus on Low-Income Countries

    Nov 25, 2020 Kristalina Georgieva & Sigrid Kaag call for a greater effort to extend debt relief, financing, and other assistance to the world's poorest.

  4. The Right Investments to Address the Human Capital Crisis
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    The Right Investments to Address the Human Capital Crisis

    Jan 22, 2019 Kristalina Georgieva urges world leaders to spend more now on health, education, and skills to meet rising economic aspirations.

  5. The High Price of Gender Inequality
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    The High Price of Gender Inequality

    Jun 11, 2018 Kristalina Georgieva & Marie-Claude Bibeau advocate a comprehensive effort to unleash the full economic potential of women and girls.

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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

    If you listen to tech industry leaders, business-sector forecasters, and much of the media, you may believe that recent advances in generative AI will soon bring extraordinary productivity benefits, revolutionizing life as we know it. Yet neither economic theory nor the data support such exuberant forecasts.

    finds nothing to support widely cited assessments of the technology’s near-term potential.
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    What the China Pessimists Are Getting Wrong

    Yu Yongding rejects gloomy narratives about the economy’s prospects and proposes ways to revive growth.
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    A Big Step Forward for Liver Health

    Danjuma Adda explains how new hepatitis guidelines from the World Health Organization could reduce cancer deaths in Africa.
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    The Fragile Fraternity of China and Russia

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Vladimir Putin’s recent state visit to Beijing – his first trip abroad since being inaugurated for a fifth term – was practically a mirror image of Mao Zedong’s visit to Moscow 75 years ago, when Stalin looked down on his guest. There is little reason to think that the bilateral relationship will prove more resilient this time.

    doubts that two countries with such diverging interests will be able to build a lasting partnership.
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    The Global Economy Is More Vulnerable Than It Seems

    Bertrand Badré & Yves Tiberghien identify five factors driving a potentially catastrophic trend toward fragmentation.

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