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William R. Rhodes

William R. Rhodes

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William R. Rhodes, President of William R. Rhodes Global Advisers LLC, is the author of Banker to the World: Leadership Lessons From the Front Lines of Global Finance (McGraw Hill, 2011).

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  1. How the Sino-American Rivalry Is Reshaping the World Order
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    How the Sino-American Rivalry Is Reshaping the World Order

    Jun 7, 2024 William R. Rhodes & Stuart P.M. Mackintosh warn that global forums and solutions will be among the biggest losers of a deepening superpower conflict.

  2. The Global Order’s Triple Policy Challenge
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    The Global Order’s Triple Policy Challenge

    Aug 22, 2023 William R. Rhodes & John Lipsky outline several steps that governments could take to encourage capital inflows to emerging economies.

  3. Who Is to Blame for the New Banking Crisis?
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    Who Is to Blame for the New Banking Crisis?

    Mar 16, 2023 William R. Rhodes & Stuart P.M. Mackintosh consider the role that deregulation played in the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank.

  4. Does the G20 Have a Future?
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    Does the G20 Have a Future?

    Jun 13, 2022 William R. Rhodes & Stuart P.M. Mackintosh doubt that the group can continue to serve a constructive role amid rising geopolitical tensions.

  5. China's Self-Destructive Tech Takedown
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    China's Self-Destructive Tech Takedown

    Oct 12, 2021 William R. Rhodes & Stuart P.M. Mackintosh think the state’s increasing control over the economy’s most dynamic sector could imperil growth.

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    What Climate-Vulnerable Developing Countries Need Right Now

    Mia Amor Mottley & Wale Edun propose a blueprint to unlock financing and kickstart investment in adaptation and clean energy.
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    Two Cheers for Identity Politics

    James Livingston argues that critics of the contemporary focus on issues of race, gender, and sexuality are ignoring history.
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    What the Next EU Leadership Must Do

    Carl Bildt offers a broad outline of the bloc's biggest challenges following this month's European Parliament election.
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    China Must Not Choose the Next Dalai Lama

    Brahma Chellaney urges the US and India to work together to protect the more than 600-year-old institution.
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    The New EU Leadership Must Unite on China

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen urges whoever takes over the bloc's foreign-policy portfolio to do more to deter Chinese aggression.
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    The Evolution of Empire

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    The history of Britain's conquest of India and humiliation of China shows that empire is very much still with us today. Though Americans tend to bristle at the idea, their own military, technological, and commercial power is as imperial and pervasive as Britain’s territorial dominance ever was.

    traces the enduring role of imperial power from the eighteenth century to the present.
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    If Democracy Isn’t Pro-Worker, It Will Die

    Daron Acemoglu argues that populists are making inroads because industrialized economies aren't delivering what was promised.
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    The Financial Risks of France’s Snap Election

    Brigitte Granville thinks political stalemate is a greater threat to European stability than a far-right government.
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    A Far-Right Resurgence in Europe?

    Many observers breathed a sigh of relief at the results of the European Parliament elections, because the widely predicted far-right surge did not dislodge traditional conservatives. But even if far-right forces do not dominate the next European Parliament, they have gained ground, particularly in France and Germany. Can mainstream politicians and parties reverse this trend?

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