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Mark Paul

Mark Paul

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Mark Paul is an assistant professor of economics at New College of Florida.

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  1. America’s Bipartisan Climate-Policy Failure
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    America’s Bipartisan Climate-Policy Failure

    Jun 21, 2019 Mark Paul & Connor Rupp hope a growing chorus of new voices can bring an end to the Democratic Party's “climate-change denial lite.”

  2. A Carbon Dividend Is Better than a Carbon Tax
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    A Carbon Dividend Is Better than a Carbon Tax

    May 15, 2019 Mark Paul & Anthony Underwood argue that putting a price on emissions won't work if it alienates lower- and middle-income voters.

  3. Overcoming the Ideology of Climate Inaction
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    Overcoming the Ideology of Climate Inaction

    Feb 25, 2019 Anders Fremstad & Mark Paul argue that neoliberal policymaking continues to fuel global warming and stand in the way of solutions.

  4. The Case for a US Public Banking Option
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    The Case for a US Public Banking Option

    Sep 6, 2018 Thomas Herndon & Mark Paul argue that government-provided financial services would ensure universal access and strengthen consumer protection.

  5. No Robo-Apocalypse
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    No Robo-Apocalypse

    Jul 20, 2018 Mark Paul argues that we should be much more worried about bad policymaking than automation and artificial intelligence.

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    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
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    Alexei Navalny Did Not Die for Nothing

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    The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.

    highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.
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    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
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    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
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    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.
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    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.

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