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Michael Mindlin

Michael Mindlin

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Michael Mindlin is a venture-capital and growth-equity investor focusing on energy and enterprise software.

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  1. Big Tech Shocks Electric Utilities
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    Big Tech Shocks Electric Utilities

    Mar 19, 2024 Todd G. Buchholz & Michael Mindlin explain why the sector is getting a boost from fast-growing companies that cannot afford to lose power.

  2. The Doctor Can’t See You Now
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    The Doctor Can’t See You Now

    Oct 12, 2022 Todd G. Buchholz & Michael Mindlin show how the United States can head off even larger shortages of health-care personnel and drugs.

  3. Fight Inflation with Supply-Side Labor Reform
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    Fight Inflation with Supply-Side Labor Reform

    Mar 25, 2022 Todd G. Buchholz & Michael Mindlin propose measures to return older and younger people to work, and to reduce occupational barriers to entry.

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    Negotiating a Bigger, Better World Bank

    Michael Krake & Wempi Saputra explain how a new framework will nudge countries to invest in projects that deliver global public goods.
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    The Ozone Layer’s Recovery Shows How to Protect the Planet

    Robert Redford & Xiye Bastida highlight the critical role of international cooperation in preserving the planet’s habitability.
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    The Middle East Needs a Ceasefire Now

    Daoud Kuttab explains why the latest escalation could lead to a truce instead of an all-out military showdown.
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    Overcoming the Development-Project Implementation Gap

    Jorge Moreira da Silva highlights ways to strengthen the International Development Association’s already-powerful impact.
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    Developing Countries’ Liquidity Crisis Is Not Over

    Ishac Diwan & Vera Songwe urge global policymakers to prevent mass insolvency and finance urgent climate projects.
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    America’s Manufacturing Renaissance Will Create Few Good Jobs

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    Many countries’ recent experiences show that boosting manufacturing employment is like chasing a fast-receding target. Automation and skill-biased technology have made it extremely unlikely that manufacturing can be the labor-absorbing activity it once was, which means that the future of “good jobs” must be created in services.

    shows why policies to boost employment in the twenty-first century ultimately must focus on services.
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    Minxin Pei on China’s economy, surveillance state, repression of dissent, and more

    Minxin Pei doubts China’s government is willing to do what is needed to restore growth, describes the low-tech approaches taken by the country’s vast security apparatus, considers the Chinese social-credit system’s repressive potential, and more.
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    Who Should Decide If It’s Genocide?

    David Alton, et al. urge British policymakers to take a proactive approach to addressing mass-atrocity crimes.
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    The Bretton Woods Institutions We Need

    Joaquim Levy, et al. explain how the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank can rise to current global challenges.

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