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Abiy Ahmed

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Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019.

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  1. Toward a Peaceful Order in the Horn of Africa
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    Toward a Peaceful Order in the Horn of Africa

    Feb 6, 2021 Abiy Ahmed explains why his government's actions in northern Tigray will ultimately benefit the entire region.

  2. Africa’s Peace and Prosperity Begin at Home
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    Africa’s Peace and Prosperity Begin at Home

    Sep 9, 2020 Abiy Ahmed points to economic integration as the key to realizing the continent's geopolitical ambitions.

  3. Saving Generation COVID
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    Saving Generation COVID

    Jul 13, 2020 Abiy Ahmed & Gordon Brown show which interventions are needed to offset pandemic-induced learning losses – and how to pay for them.

  4. A Pledge for Africa
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    A Pledge for Africa

    May 1, 2020 Abiy Ahmed makes the case for helping the continent combat the coronavirus before a second wave of infection hits.

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    Revisiting the Behavioral Revolution in Economics

    Antara Haldar assesses the legacy of the intellectual challenge to the view that rational self-interest guides our actions.
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    New AI Germ Busters Can Also Bust Unions

    Yanis Varoufakis shows how an AI-driven biomedical breakthrough could rob workers of what little power they have left.
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    Globalization’s Warring Narratives

    Harold James examines the analytical disagreements that are hampering management of an unavoidable phenomenon.
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    The Digital Economy’s New Monetary Imperative

    Piroska Nagy Mohácsi

    In a rapidly digitalizing world, central banks are staring down a future in which they may lack the tools necessary to manage crises, and in which they may no longer be able to protect their monetary sovereignty. They should recognize that digital currency is a source of institutional salvation.

    thinks governments must embrace central bank digital currencies or risk a fundamental loss of control.
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    Europe’s Climate Quandary

    Jean Pisani-Ferry assesses the inevitable trade-offs the European Union must confront in achieving its clean-energy targets.
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    Governing the Unknown

    Kaushik Basu suggests a few principles to guide policymakers as they try to keep up with rapidly advancing technologies.
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    Fast-Tracking a Lassa Fever Vaccine

    Oyeronke Oyebanji outlines what West African governments can learn from the development and distribution of the COVID-19 jab.
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    Climate Science Beats Climate Fatalism

    Carl-Friedrich Schleussner, et al. show that the more ambitious 1.5º target for global warming is still feasible – and more necessary than ever.
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    Turkey’s Pragmatic Islamist

    Shlomo Ben-Ami expects Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s latest electoral victory to have little impact on Turkish foreign policy.

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