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Caroline Conroy

Caroline Conroy

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Caroline Conroy is a senior research analyst at the Brookings Institution.

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  1. How to Renew the Social Contract
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    How to Renew the Social Contract

    Jun 24, 2019 Kemal Derviş & Caroline Conroy urge democratic governments to adapt their policies to the digital age and help provide global public goods.

  2. The Center Left and Globalization
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    The Center Left and Globalization

    Dec 27, 2018 Kemal Derviş & Caroline Conroy thinks Emmanuel Macron's problems are a symptom of a broader failure to offer an alternative to neoliberalism.

  3. Nationalists of the World, Unite?
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    Nationalists of the World, Unite?

    Nov 22, 2018 Kemal Derviş & Caroline Conroy deconstruct Steve Bannon's effort to create a transnational movement of right-wing nationalist governments.

  4. What’s Behind Trump’s Trade War?
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    What’s Behind Trump’s Trade War?

    Oct 8, 2018 Kemal Derviş & Caroline Conroy think the administration's official justifications for imposing import tariffs do not tell the whole story.

  5. Global Politics for a Globalized Economy
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    Global Politics for a Globalized Economy

    Aug 7, 2018 Kemal Derviş & Caroline Conroy argue that the emergence of a truly global market demands new and strengthened transnational institutions.

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    The Digital Economy’s New Monetary Imperative

    Piroska Nagy Mohácsi

    In a rapidly digitalizing world, central banks are staring down a future in which they may lack the tools necessary to manage crises, and in which they may no longer be able to protect their monetary sovereignty. They should recognize that digital currency is a source of institutional salvation.

    thinks governments must embrace central bank digital currencies or risk a fundamental loss of control.
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    Europe’s Climate Quandary

    Jean Pisani-Ferry assesses the inevitable trade-offs the European Union must confront in achieving its clean-energy targets.
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    Governing the Unknown

    Kaushik Basu suggests a few principles to guide policymakers as they try to keep up with rapidly advancing technologies.
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    Fast-Tracking a Lassa Fever Vaccine

    Oyeronke Oyebanji outlines what West African governments can learn from the development and distribution of the COVID-19 jab.
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    Climate Science Beats Climate Fatalism

    Carl-Friedrich Schleussner, et al. show that the more ambitious 1.5º target for global warming is still feasible – and more necessary than ever.
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    Turkey’s Pragmatic Islamist

    Shlomo Ben-Ami expects Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s latest electoral victory to have little impact on Turkish foreign policy.
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    Poland's Electoral Inquisition

    Sławomir Sierakowski decries a new law designed to disqualify opposition candidates from running in this year's general election.
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    Western Industrial Policy and International Law

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    With recent landmark legislation to support decarbonization and innovation, the United States is making up for lost time after its failed 40-year experiment with neoliberalism. But if it is serious about embracing a new paradigm, it will need to do more to help bring the rest of the world along.

    explains how to minimize the political risks of new spending packages in the US and Europe.
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    The IMF’s Turn to Lead on Climate

    Rakesh Mohan, et al. explain how the International Monetary Fund can best support green investment where it is needed the most.

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