Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Kemal Derviş

Kemal Derviş, former Minister of Economic Affairs of Turkey and former Administrator for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), is a vice president of the Brookings Institution.

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World Affairs 2

A Great Breakdown?

In the months and years preceding August 1914, the global economy performed relatively well: world trade expanded, financial markets seemed healthy, and the business community shrugged off political… read more

Poor Child on Street
Culture & Society 9

The Great Income Divide

Thomas Piketty’s bestseller Capital in the Twenty-First Century is fueling heated debate about the relationship between capital accumulation and inequality. But the broader question is whether these… read more

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World Affairs 1

Democracy in Europe

The struggle over who will preside over the European Commission has begun. But the real debate is not about the personalities involved; it is about the degree to which Europeans are prepared to… read more

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Economics 6

The Future of Economic Progress

Slowly but surely, the debate about the nature of economic growth is entering a new phase. The emerging questions are sufficiently different from those of recent decades that one can sense a shift in … read more

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World Affairs 2

Tailspin or Turbulence?

For emerging economies, this year began with a wave of financial turmoil, like that which followed the US Federal Reserve’s announcement last spring that it would “taper” its asset-buying program.… read more

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