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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 US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.
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    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
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    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
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    Which AI Risks Matter?

    Edoardo Campanella

    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
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    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.

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