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Alan Donnelly

Alan Donnelly

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Alan Donnelly, a former member of the European Parliament, is Founder and Convenor of the G20 Health and Development Partnership.

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  1. The World Is Still Failing at Pandemic Preparedness and Response
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    The World Is Still Failing at Pandemic Preparedness and Response

    Nov 18, 2022 Mariana Mazzucato & Alan Donnelly worry that health investment is being crowded out despite its centrality to all other development goals.

  2. How the G7 Could Help the Debt-Distressed
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    How the G7 Could Help the Debt-Distressed

    Jun 23, 2022 Mariana Mazzucato & Alan Donnelly identify three tools that rich, influential countries could deploy immediately to assist poor countries.

  3. How to Design a Pandemic Preparedness and Response Fund
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    How to Design a Pandemic Preparedness and Response Fund

    Apr 20, 2022 Mariana Mazzucato & Alan Donnelly highlight four conditions that the G20's proposed financing vehicle must meet in order to succeed.

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    Iran’s Succession Crisis Is a Legitimacy Crisis

    Abbas Milani explains why few Iranians within or outside the country truly mourn the death of President Ebrahim Raisi.
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    Central Banks’ New-Old Inflationary Bias

    Kenneth Rogoff explains why policymakers are more likely to risk higher prices during periods of economic uncertainty.
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    Can AI Improve Family Life?

    Anne-Marie Slaughter & Avni Patel Thompson foresee parents and other caregivers spending more time on meaningful activities, and less time on drudgery.
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    Maxims for the AI Age

    Reid Hoffman

    Far too often, debates about technology, innovation, and progress fall into crude dichotomies – humans versus machines, utopia versus dystopia – that distract from the matter at hand. Rather than fixating on extremes, we should adopt a more nuanced and historically informed view of our tools, and of ourselves.

    offers six principles to guide our thinking about the technology's potential risks and rewards.
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    Europe’s Carbon Border Tax Advances the Fight Against Climate Change

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how the European Union’s carbon-price mechanism could encourage other countries to follow suit.
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    Africa Can’t Prosper Without Regional Trade

    Kingsley Moghalu argues that the continent has been missing a key ingredient of robust, sustained growth.
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    Divestment from Israel Will Not Bring Peace

    Anne O. Krueger argues that meeting protesters' demand would weaken US universities – one of America’s sources of strength.
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    The US-China Trade War Heats Up

    A spate of new US tariffs on Chinese goods has raised the specter of full economic decoupling between the world’s two largest economies. For many observers, the measures are not only misguided, but also counter-productive, with the potential to undermine economic dynamism, hamper climate action, and trigger geopolitical conflict.

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    The Indian Election and the Country’s Economic Future

    Raghuram G. Rajan

    Economically, India today feels like a place of limitless possibilities. But with only a narrow window in which to grow rich before it grows old, the policy decisions it makes today will have an outsize influence on its future prospects.

    worries that the country will squander its massive potential by trying to emulate China's growth strategy.

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