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Andrew J. Scott

Andrew J. Scott

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Andrew J. Scott is Professor of Economics at London Business School.

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  1. A Global Institution for an Aging World
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    A Global Institution for an Aging World

    Oct 3, 2021 John E. Ataguba, et al. urge the creation of an international body to champion the rights and interests of older people.

  2. A Healthy Improvement on GDP
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    A Healthy Improvement on GDP

    Aug 19, 2020 Andrew J. Scott explains why healthy life expectancy is the ideal metric for assessing economic and social progress.

  3. How Aging Societies Should Respond to Pandemics
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    How Aging Societies Should Respond to Pandemics

    Apr 22, 2020 Andrew J. Scott shows why social distancing to combat COVID-19 in the US is justified, despite its high economic costs.

  4. The Myth of the “Aging Society”
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    The Myth of the “Aging Society”

    May 25, 2018 Andrew J. Scott challenges the assumption at the heart of modern demographics, and offers a new approach.

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    The ECB Has Been Driving EU Inflation

    Hans-Werner Sinn explains how the European Central Bank has contributed to soaring prices, including for energy.
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    The Populist Climate Threat

    Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.
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    Britain Is Not an Emerging Market – Yet

    Kenneth Rogoff considers the implications of the new government’s poorly received economic-policy package.
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    When the Fed Stops Trying

    J. Bradford DeLong worries that the world's most important central bank is no longer looking for an optimal policy path.
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    No Security Without Climate Security

    Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why US policymakers need to focus more closely on global warming as an existential threat.
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    Development, Decarbonization, and Dumb Landowners

    Ricardo Hausmann argues that governments must manage natural resources more effectively to promote green growth.
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    The Trade Agenda Today

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala interviewed by Anne O. Krueger

    Recent global developments have shown what is at stake when trade becomes less open and transparent. To assess the current state of the international trading system and what lies in store for it, Anne O. Krueger queries World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about the biggest challenges facing her organization.

    about the challenges facing her organization.
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    King Dollar

    In recent weeks, the US dollar has reached 20-year highs against key foreign currencies, and all-time highs against the Chinese renminbi and the British pound. What is sustaining the greenback’s surge, and what are its most significant consequences?

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    The US Inflation Bonanza for Sovereign Debtors

    Gautam Nair & Federico Sturzenegger identify the big winners of a shock that is diluting mountains of debt around the world.

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