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Yuriy Gorodnichenko

Yuriy Gorodnichenko

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Yuriy Gorodnichenko is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  1. Western Technology Firms Must Stop Supplying Russia’s War Machine
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    Western Technology Firms Must Stop Supplying Russia’s War Machine

    Feb 14, 2024 Anastassia Fedyk, et al. outline several steps that governments can take to close the loopholes in the current sanctions regime.

  2. Protecting Ukraine Aid from Western Political Dysfunction
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    Protecting Ukraine Aid from Western Political Dysfunction

    Jan 19, 2024 Torbjörn Becker & Yuriy Gorodnichenko urge policymakers to adopt a long-term, shock-resistant model to provide the resources needed to defeat Russia.

  3. Russian Revanchism Must Be Defeated in Ukraine
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    Russian Revanchism Must Be Defeated in Ukraine

    Dec 8, 2023 Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub say that political infighting in the West is empowering the Kremlin and its allies.

  4. Western Firms Should Leave China Now
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    Western Firms Should Leave China Now

    Dec 4, 2023 Simon Johnson, et al. argue that the strategy of economic engagement has failed to mitigate the Chinese regime’s behavior.

  5. Russia’s Defeat Must Be Democracies’ Goal
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    Russia’s Defeat Must Be Democracies’ Goal

    Oct 17, 2023 Anastassia Fedyk, et al. refute the main arguments against giving Ukraine the weapons and other support it needs to win the war.

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    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
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    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
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    Which AI Risks Matter?

    Edoardo Campanella

    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
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    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.
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    Europe and the World Need Ukraine to Prevail

    Dmytro Kuleba & Josep Borrell

    Ukrainians, Europeans, and others around the world all have an interest in opposing the kind of war of aggression that Russia launched two years ago. Failing to support Ukraine now would invite a return to the dark past of military aggression, imperialism, and colonialism – and not just in Europe.

    remind everyone of the stakes in Russia's war of aggression, as it enters its third year.

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