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Brahima Coulibaly

Brahima Coulibaly

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Brahima Coulibaly is Vice President and Director of the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution.

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  1. How to Govern the Bretton Woods Institutions Better
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    How to Govern the Bretton Woods Institutions Better

    Apr 11, 2024 Brahima Coulibaly, et al. propose six ways to boost the legitimacy and efficacy of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

  2. The Unfinished Agenda of Financing Africa’s COVID-19 Response
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    The Unfinished Agenda of Financing Africa’s COVID-19 Response

    Sep 7, 2020 Brahima Coulibaly, et al. propose how to close a funding gap that could reach $100 billion annually for the next three years.

  3. An Interview with Brahima Coulibaly
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    An Interview with Brahima Coulibaly

    Jun 16, 2020 Brahima Coulibaly considers how Africa can get more from globalization, emphasizes the importance of job creation on the continent, and warns that, without adequate international support during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no “best-case scenario” for African economies.

  4. Education Is Crucial to Africa’s COVID-19 Response
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    Education Is Crucial to Africa’s COVID-19 Response

    Jun 4, 2020 Jean-Marc Bernard, et al. offer four reasons why maintaining spending on schools will help the continent to tackle the pandemic.

  5. Africa Needs Debt Relief to Fight COVID-19
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    Africa Needs Debt Relief to Fight COVID-19

    Apr 9, 2020 Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala & Brahima Coulibaly call for an immediate two-year moratorium on payments to give governments the fiscal space they need.

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    Europe Must Clamp Down on Russian Oil Flows Through Turkey

    Martin Vladimirov urges policymakers to close the sanctions loophole that allows the Kremlin to sell fossil fuels to the EU.
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    Rebooting the Sustainable Development Goals

    John W. McArthur & Zia Khan urge political, business, and civil-society leaders to foster the big ideas needed to meet the 2030 targets.
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    Is Greece’s Six-Day Work Week a Harbinger?

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg points out that the country is facing the same demographic problem as almost all advanced economies.
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    The Euro and Its Imperial Ancestors

    Victoria Gierok

    At 25, the euro has come of age at a time when European politics is tending toward fragmentation and a renewed emphasis on national sovereignty. To determine whether it will last, it helps to consult the history of earlier common-currency projects.

    draws lessons from earlier experiments with common currencies across disparate polities and economies.
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    Overcoming Political Short-Termism in Latin America

    Eric Parrado envisions independent institutions empowered to devise and implement long-term development-related policies.
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    Iran’s Economy Needs a New Deal with the West

    Djavad Salehi-Isfahani shows that pursuing sanctions relief is the only solution to the country's stagflation.
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    Africa’s Hobbled Hegemons

    Adekeye Adebajo

    In the face of regional turmoil, rising extremism, and heightened geopolitical tensions, Africa urgently needs strong leadership. But its two most significant regional powers, Nigeria and South Africa, are too constrained by domestic challenges to represent Africa’s interests effectively on the world stage.

    examines the causes of political and economic malaise in Nigeria and South Africa.
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    The US Needs a Techno-Industrial Strategy

    Liza Tobin & Addis Goldman outline a three-pronged approach that would entrench American leadership in advanced industries.
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    The Fed Should Not Cut Interest Rates Yet

    Michael R. Strain argues that declaring victory over inflation, while tempting, would be to misread current economic conditions.

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