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Luis Alberto Moreno

Luis Alberto Moreno

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Luis Alberto Moreno is President of the Inter-American Development Bank, and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Foundation Board. 

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  1. Emerging Economies Should Build Back Greener
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    Emerging Economies Should Build Back Greener

    Jul 27, 2020 Luis Alberto Moreno & Henry M. Paulson, Jr. urge emerging economies to use the post-pandemic recovery to address existing structural problems.

  2. Why Governments Should Invest in Sports
    A member of the Satere Mawe tribe shoots at the goal YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images

    Why Governments Should Invest in Sports

    Jun 29, 2018 Luis Alberto Moreno says that the World Cup doesn't scratch the surface of soccer's community-strengthening potential.

  3. A Truly Global Response to Climate Change
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    A Truly Global Response to Climate Change

    Dec 11, 2017 Akinwumi A. Adesina, et al. reaffirm their institutions' commitment to supporting the implementation of the 2015 Paris agreement.

  4. A Belt and Road for the Americas?
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    A Belt and Road for the Americas?

    Nov 23, 2017 Luis Alberto Moreno argues that the US should attempt to re-engage with its southern neighbors – or lose out to China.

  5. A Latin American Spring?
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    A Latin American Spring?

    Mar 3, 2016 Luis Alberto Moreno is hopeful that the region can shake off its legacy of weak institutions.

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    The Gig Economy vs. America’s Workers

    Sandeep Vaheesan warns that proposed ballot initiatives in Massachusetts would legalize exploitative employment practices.
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    King Trump on Trial

    Richard K. Sherwin

    High-ranking Republican politicians have lately been turning up at Donald Trump’s New York City trial to demonstrate solidarity with the former president. But their attendance also serves a more alarming purpose: to validate Trump as a competing source of sovereign power, independent of the US Constitution and the rule of law.

    explains why a parade of Republican leaders have made appearances at the former president’s trial in New York.
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    Crunch Time for the Power Sector

    Michael Spence argues that developing flexible, stable, and resilient smart grids requires an expanded industrial policy.
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    The Rise of Mesoeconomics

    William H. Janeway

    A growing body of literature focusing on the domain between the microeconomic and the macroeconomic has become increasingly relevant in a world beset by supply shocks. Armed with such insights, those designing industrial policies will have a better chance of achieving their overlapping economic- and national-security goals.

    details how a long-neglected field of economic study can be applied to today's most pressing policy challenges.
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    What the AI Pessimists Are Missing

    Michael R. Strain points out that the technology will help to address many of the risks it creates.
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    The Innocent Bystanders of College Protests

    Takatoshi Ito laments that a radical minority can disrupt the lives of so many in the broader university community.
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    Only Public-Private Cooperation Can Accelerate Decarbonization

    Francesco La Camera & Bruce Douglas explain how to translate political commitments into actual wind turbines and solar panels.
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    Defining Success in Ukraine

    Richard Haass calls for a shift to a defensive posture and efforts to bring about a long-term ceasefire.
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    A Unified Western Strategy for Ukraine

    Anders Åslund proposes a maximalist approach to military aid to replace the current piecemeal injections of old weapons.

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