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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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    A Big Step Forward for Liver Health

    Danjuma Adda explains how new hepatitis guidelines from the World Health Organization could reduce cancer deaths in Africa.
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    The Fragile Fraternity of China and Russia

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Vladimir Putin’s recent state visit to Beijing – his first trip abroad since being inaugurated for a fifth term – was practically a mirror image of Mao Zedong’s visit to Moscow 75 years ago, when Stalin looked down on his guest. There is little reason to think that the bilateral relationship will prove more resilient this time.

    doubts that two countries with such diverging interests will be able to build a lasting partnership.
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    The Global Economy Is More Vulnerable Than It Seems

    Bertrand Badré & Yves Tiberghien identify five factors driving a potentially catastrophic trend toward fragmentation.
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    The Myth of Central-Bank Independence

    Robert Skidelsky thinks the time has come to transfer power from technocrats back to elected officials.
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    The Gig Economy vs. America’s Workers

    Sandeep Vaheesan warns that proposed ballot initiatives in Massachusetts would legalize exploitative employment practices.
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    King Trump on Trial

    Richard K. Sherwin

    High-ranking Republican politicians have lately been turning up at Donald Trump’s New York City trial to demonstrate solidarity with the former president. But their attendance also serves a more alarming purpose: to validate Trump as a competing source of sovereign power, independent of the US Constitution and the rule of law.

    explains why a parade of Republican leaders have made appearances at the former president’s trial in New York.
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    Crunch Time for the Power Sector

    Michael Spence argues that developing flexible, stable, and resilient smart grids requires an expanded industrial policy.
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    The Rise of Mesoeconomics

    William H. Janeway details how a long-neglected field of economic study can be applied to today's most pressing policy challenges.
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    What the AI Pessimists Are Missing

    Michael R. Strain points out that the technology will help to address many of the risks it creates.

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