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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Making Globalization Work for Africa
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    Making Globalization Work for Africa

    May 30, 2019 Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala & Brahima Coulibaly ask why the ratio of African incomes to those in advanced economies has fallen since the early 1980s.

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    A Subsidy War Without Winners

    Andrés Velasco calls on policymakers to avoid petty conflicts and work together to encourage green investments.
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    Japan’s New Security Posture Is Abe’s Legacy

    Taniguchi Tomohiko explains how the government’s ambitious defense agenda expands on the late prime minister’s ideas.
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    For the Common Good

    Mariana Mazzucato outlines a new governance model for ensuring a fairer distribution of agency, risk, and reward.
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    Helping Middle-Income Energy Exporters Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit

    Carlos Lopes explains what it will take for resource-rich economies to diversify and develop new revenue sources.
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    The New European Frontier

    Giulio Boccaletti

    Given this summer's climate-driven disasters, one might think that the European political system would be devising comprehensive adaptation plans. But, despite some steps in the right direction, Europeans are only just waking up to the constitutional implications of a changing physical environment.

    thinks a changing climate will force the European Union finally to embrace its political nature.
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    The Poverty of Anti-Capitalism

    Harold James considers recent arguments against markets, globalization, and growth, finding them to be deeply flawed.
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    How Not to Fight Inflation

    Joseph E. Stiglitz sees little upside and much downside to further monetary-policy tightening by the US Federal Reserve.
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    Who Is Part of the Free World?

    Anne-Marie Slaughter urges US President Joe Biden to abandon a phrase that is better left in the twentieth century.
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    Realism About Techno-Optimism

    Gernot Wagner laments that public debate about climate solutions is long on political grandstanding and short on nuance.

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