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Carl Manlan

Carl Manlan

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1 videos & podcasts

Carl Manlan, a 2016 New Voices Fellow at the Aspen Institute, is Vice President of Social Impact for CEMEA at Visa.

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  1. Africa’s Human-Capital Imperative
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    Africa’s Human-Capital Imperative

    Jun 28, 2021 Carl Manlan reminds policymakers that public health is a prerequisite for economic prosperity and resilience.

  2. An Interview with Carl Manlan
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    An Interview with Carl Manlan

    Jun 15, 2021 Carl Manlan

  3. Kick-Starting FDI in Africa
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    Kick-Starting FDI in Africa

    Dec 15, 2020 Carl Manlan & Efosa Ojomo explain why the continent's massive diaspora is crucial to future investment, innovation, and growth.

  4. An Interview with Carl Manlan
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    An Interview with Carl Manlan

    Oct 20, 2020 Carl Manlan redefines “equitable growth” for the African context, urges the IMF to make greater use of Special Drawing Rights, and explains why going cashless depends on women.

  5. Africa Needs Market-Creating Innovation
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    Africa Needs Market-Creating Innovation

    Sep 15, 2020 Carl Manlan & Efosa Ojomo show how businesses can foster more inclusive growth by targeting previously untapped consumers.

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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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