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Ma Jun

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Ma Jun is Co-Chair of the G20 Sustainable Finance Working Group.

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  1. A Low-Carbon Belt and Road
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    A Low-Carbon Belt and Road

    Mar 28, 2019 Ma Jun & Simon Zadek propose steps to ensure that the coming wave of infrastructure investment doesn't overwhelm climate goals.

  2. A Climate-Friendly Financial System
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    A Climate-Friendly Financial System

    Dec 13, 2018 Ma Jun & Caio Koch-Weser highlight how banks and others are – and should be – supporting the transition to a low-carbon economy.

  3. The G20 Embraces Green Finance
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    The G20 Embraces Green Finance

    Sep 5, 2016 Ma Jun & Simon Zadek applaud the new focus on aligning financial systems with the needs of a sustainable economy.

  4. Greening China’s Financial System
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    Greening China’s Financial System

    May 11, 2015 Ma Jun & Simon Zadek describe the country’s leading role in promoting finance for sustainable development worldwide.

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    The High Costs of the New US Tariffs on Chinese EVs

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg 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

    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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