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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Africa’s COVID-19 Budget Crunch
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    Africa’s COVID-19 Budget Crunch

    Apr 8, 2020 Biniam Bedasso & Neil Cole propose how cash-strapped governments can boost preparedness for emergencies like the pandemic.

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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.
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    Geopolitical Davids and Goliaths

    Harold James considers lessons from smaller countries about how to wield power and influence in the twenty-first century.
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    Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe

    José Manuel Barroso explains why global leaders must focus on creating equitable response mechanisms ahead of the next crisis.
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    Italy’s Next Government Must Tackle Climate Security

    Luca Bergamaschi shows why the country’s politicians can no longer afford to ignore a major threat to national security.
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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

    Laurence Tubiana

    Despite the massive civilian suffering in Ukraine, many countries have been wary of taking sides, owing both to a perception of European double standards and to Russia’s leverage over energy and commodity prices. But while new geopolitical dynamics have complicated climate advocacy, they certainly haven't derailed it.

    sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.
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    The Sting of Climate Risk Is in the Tails

    Mark Cliffe thinks conventional models have overemphasized the long term at the expense of more immediate threats.
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    Should Humanities Professors Be Automated?

    Nicholas Agar considers the implications of recent successes with AI-generated academic research and writing.
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    Should Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits Be Taxed?

    Imposing a one-off tax on energy companies’ extraordinary profits might seem like a no-brainer at a time of soaring inflation, but the idea has more than a few detractors. As policymakers in a growing number of economies move ahead, we asked PS commentators whether they are right to do so.

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    The Global Necessity of American Democracy

    Javier Solana shows why the political health of the United States has become a matter of global concern.

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