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Min Zhu

Min Zhu

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Min Zhu, a former deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund, is Chair of the National Institute of Financial Research at Tsinghua University.

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  1. Innovation in the Pandemic Age
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    Innovation in the Pandemic Age

    Apr 20, 2020 Min Zhu describes how to harness human ingenuity in the fight against the COVID-19 coronavirus.

  2. The Right Way to Rebalance Trade
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    The Right Way to Rebalance Trade

    Jan 22, 2019 Min Zhu & Miao Yanliang show why China’s multilateral view is the only way to ensure sustainable long-term growth.

  3. The Secret to Emerging-Economy Immunity
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    The Secret to Emerging-Economy Immunity

    Sep 13, 2018 Min Zhu argues that export sophistication is the key to enabling countries to bounce back quickly from a crisis.

  4. Breaking the Oil Spell in 2017
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    Breaking the Oil Spell in 2017

    Jan 19, 2017 Min Zhu advises countries that are trying to diversify their economies to look at past success stories.

  5. The Global Economy’s New Path
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    The Global Economy’s New Path

    Jan 21, 2013 Min Zhu

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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.
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    Geopolitical Davids and Goliaths

    Harold James considers lessons from smaller countries about how to wield power and influence in the twenty-first century.
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    Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe

    José Manuel Barroso explains why global leaders must focus on creating equitable response mechanisms ahead of the next crisis.
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    Italy’s Next Government Must Tackle Climate Security

    Luca Bergamaschi shows why the country’s politicians can no longer afford to ignore a major threat to national security.
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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

    Laurence Tubiana

    Despite the massive civilian suffering in Ukraine, many countries have been wary of taking sides, owing both to a perception of European double standards and to Russia’s leverage over energy and commodity prices. But while new geopolitical dynamics have complicated climate advocacy, they certainly haven't derailed it.

    sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.
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    The Sting of Climate Risk Is in the Tails

    Mark Cliffe thinks conventional models have overemphasized the long term at the expense of more immediate threats.
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    Should Humanities Professors Be Automated?

    Nicholas Agar considers the implications of recent successes with AI-generated academic research and writing.
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    Should Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits Be Taxed?

    Imposing a one-off tax on energy companies’ extraordinary profits might seem like a no-brainer at a time of soaring inflation, but the idea has more than a few detractors. As policymakers in a growing number of economies move ahead, we asked PS commentators whether they are right to do so.

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    The Global Necessity of American Democracy

    Javier Solana shows why the political health of the United States has become a matter of global concern.

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