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Alissa Amico

Alissa Amico

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Alissa Amico is Managing Director of GOVERN, the Economic and Corporate Governance Center.

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  1. How Ownership Concentration Is Happening, and Why It Matters
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    How Ownership Concentration Is Happening, and Why It Matters

    Jan 3, 2020 Alissa Amico warns that the demise of dispersed equity holdings spells trouble for the global economy.

  2. The AI Governance Challenge
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    The AI Governance Challenge

    Mar 15, 2019 Alissa Amico calls for a concerted effort by governments and private companies to develop human-centric standards.

  3. State Capitalism 2.0
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    State Capitalism 2.0

    Sep 5, 2018 Alissa Amico traces a broad shift away from privatization, and toward the modernization of state-owned enterprises.

  4. A Regulatory Race to the Bottom?
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    A Regulatory Race to the Bottom?

    Aug 14, 2017 Alissa Amico warns that institutional investors lose out when state-owned enterprises get preferential treatment.

  5. Corporate Governance at Saudi Aramco
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    Corporate Governance at Saudi Aramco

    Apr 5, 2017 Alissa Amico examines what the Kingdom must do before it takes the world's largest oil company public.

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    Getting to Monetary Integration in Latin America

    Camila Villard Duran explains why the vision of a regional unit of account, advanced by Brazil and Argentina, is achievable.
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    The Age of Verbiage

    Arvind Subramanian blames today’s nonstop inundation of expert opinion for undermining the quality of public discourse.
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    Davos Man Has a People Problem

    Antara Haldar suspects that the socially “disembedded” economic logic of globalization has gone as far as it can go.
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    Eliminate the Debt Ceiling

    Willem H. Buiter thinks the US Constitution and common sense argue for a de facto abolition of the cap.
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    Japan’s Fiscal Dilemma

    Takatoshi Ito explains why the country’s deficit-financed spending spree endangers its national security.
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    Too Soon for Global Optimism

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    It is hard to reconcile the jubilant mood of many business leaders with the uncertainty caused by the war in Ukraine. While there are some positive signs of economic recovery, a sudden escalation could severely destabilize the global economy, cause a stock market crash, and accelerate deglobalization.

    warns that the Ukraine war and economic fragmentation are still jeopardizing world growth prospects.
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    Why Europe’s Franco-German Engine Is Stalling

    Jean Pisani-Ferry cautions that the two countries' differences are so substantial that a hasty compromise will not suffice.
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    Central Banks Should Slow Down

    Lucrezia Reichlin fears the consequences of excessive interest-rate hikes in the US, the UK, and especially the eurozone.
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    Three Cheers for Hybrid Work

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg thinks the advantages of more flexible labor arrangements outweigh the disadvantages.

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