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Margrethe Vestager

Margrethe Vestager

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Margrethe Vestager is Executive Vice President of the European Commission.

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  1. How to Think About AI Policy
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    How to Think About AI Policy

    Mar 11, 2024 Margrethe Vestager explains the reasoning behind EU policymakers' risk-based approach to regulating artificial intelligence.

  2. Tearing Down Big Tech’s Walls
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    Tearing Down Big Tech’s Walls

    Mar 9, 2023 Margrethe Vestager highlights the contours of the European Union’s ambitious new legislation for the industry.

  3. Declaring Our Digital Rights
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    Declaring Our Digital Rights

    Feb 7, 2022 Margrethe Vestager touts the European Commission’s proposed blueprint to ensure that cyberspace is safe and accessible for all.

  4. Europe’s Digital Future
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    Europe’s Digital Future

    May 21, 2021 Margrethe Vestager interviewed by Anu Bradford on the thinking behind the European Union's latest wave of digital regulations, and what comes next.

  5. Why Europe’s Digital Decade Matters
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    Why Europe’s Digital Decade Matters

    Mar 10, 2021 Margrethe Vestager & Josep Borrell tout the European Union's new initiative for shaping technological governance at the global level.

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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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