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Biniam Bedasso

Biniam Bedasso

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Biniam Bedasso is a senior research associate at the Center for Global Development.

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  1. A Well-Being Agenda for Poor Students
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    A Well-Being Agenda for Poor Students

    Aug 4, 2023 Biniam Bedasso & Susannah Hares implore policymakers and donors to devise and fund school-meal programs to reduce learning poverty.

  2. Shielding Poor Children from the Looming Food Crisis
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    Shielding Poor Children from the Looming Food Crisis

    Mar 15, 2022 Biniam Bedasso advocates international support for the expansion of school-based nutrition programs in developing countries.

  3. Economic Sanctions Won't Bring Peace to Ethiopia
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    Economic Sanctions Won't Bring Peace to Ethiopia

    Jan 26, 2022 Biniam Bedasso & Tilahun Emiru argue that the Biden administration’s suspension of preferential access to US markets will only hurt the poor.

  4. Saving the Future for Ethiopia's Schoolchildren
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    Saving the Future for Ethiopia's Schoolchildren

    Sep 15, 2021 Biniam Bedasso explains why the effects of the country's ongoing civil war will last long after the fighting ends.

  5. How to Share a River
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    How to Share a River

    Sep 10, 2020 Biniam Bedasso & Maria A. Gwynn urge Nile countries to look to South America as they negotiate their dispute over a massive new Ethiopian dam.

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    Slovakia’s Anti-Democratic Government Is Doubling Down

    Soňa Muzikárová warns that the assassination attempt in May has led the government to double down on illiberal reforms.
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    D-Day and the Threat of Total War

    Robert Skidelsky

    After eight decades of relative peace, the world is once again dividing into hostile economic and geopolitical blocs. The 80th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy offers a valuable opportunity to reflect on the principles we are willing to defend and the sacrifices we are prepared to make.

    thinks understanding the causes and consequences of past global conflicts is crucial to preventing another one.
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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.
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    Europe’s Green Transition Requires More Skilled Workers

    Julie Beaufils urges policymakers to boost the attractiveness of technical vocations by expanding access to apprenticeships.
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    A Monetary and Economic Order Fit for the Twenty-First Century

    Ulrich Volz, et al. identify eight priorities to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable global financial architecture.
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    Putting Africa on the Path to Prosperity

    Mohamed Ould Ghazouani & Ajay Banga

    Creating a world free of poverty on a livable planet hinges on boosting growth and creating jobs in Africa. At this week's G7 summit, leaders must focus on how they can help African countries achieve these goals, which will require a strategy based on five key priorities.

    urge the G7 to focus on the continent’s future, and on five priorities in particular, at this week’s summit.
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    Anatomy of a Massacre

    Shlomo Ben-Ami considers what the 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus can and cannot teach us about preventing genocide.
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    AI: Hope or Hype?

    Whether generative artificial intelligence will do more harm or good to our families, economies, and societies remains an open question. In devising strategies for harnessing the technology, optimism is undoubtedly warranted, but it should not come at the expense of realism.

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    How Denmark Keeps the Far Right at Bay

    Michael Ehrenreich explains how mainstream parties have neutralized the threat of right-wing populists.

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