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Christopher Pissarides

Christopher Pissarides

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Christopher Pissarides, a Nobel laureate in economics, is Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Institute for the Future of Work.

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  1. Should Workers Fear AI?
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    Should Workers Fear AI?

    Mar 11, 2024 Christopher Pissarides explains why common concerns about looming technological unemployment and displacement are overblown.

  2. Leveraging Data for the Public Good
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    Leveraging Data for the Public Good

    Oct 19, 2022 Christopher Pissarides, et al. explain why governments and businesses must collaborate on how best to use the universal currency of our era.

  3. Cracking the Job Code
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    Cracking the Job Code

    Aug 22, 2022 Christopher Pissarides & Anu Madgavkar present new research suggesting that many employers should revise their hiring and retention strategies.

  4. Lessons from the Economic-Epidemiological Frontier
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    Lessons from the Economic-Epidemiological Frontier

    Apr 29, 2020 Christopher Pissarides, et al. see two reasons why governments should enforce social distancing rather than aiming for rapid “herd immunity.”

  5. Why Worry About Automation?
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    Why Worry About Automation?

    Dec 2, 2019 Christopher Pissarides raises three questions about the impact of today's digital technologies on the labor market.

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    How the G20 Could Help Eliminate Hunger and Extreme Poverty

    Kevin Watkins urges the group’s members to harness their economic and political power to advance shared development targets.
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    A Hillbilly Elegy for Ukraine and the West

    Carl Bildt considers the disastrous implications of US vice-presidential nominee J.D. Vance’s worldview.
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    We Are All Biomass

    Slavoj Žižek sees our shared environmental predicament as a stronger basis for solidarity than appeals to compassion.
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    Mordecai Kurz on market power, Big Tech, antitrust, and more

    Mordecai Kurz explains how technology firms abuse patent law to establish and preserve monopolies, criticizes the US Supreme Court’s approach to market power, sheds light on the relationship between innovation and inequality, and more.
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    Biden Rejects the Drug of Power

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Joe Biden's decision to drop out of the presidential race reflects a humility that is far more likely to be found among democratic leaders than authoritarians. But as Donald Trump has shown – with his efforts to overturn the 2020 election and his vow to be a dictator “on day one” – such humility is never guaranteed.

    praises the US president for stepping aside to let a younger candidate take over.
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    Impunity for Authoritarians Fuels Political Violence

    Maciej Kisilowski explains why allowing corrupt leaders to evade justice can stoke public fear and discontent.
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    As Disinformation Thrives, Democracy Dies

    Nishant Lalwani, et al. argue that increased aid for independent media is necessary to defend press freedom in the developing world.
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    The Dead Hand of Neoliberalism Is Blocking Green Growth

    Laura Carvalho sees rich countries pursuing industrial strategies while poorer countries are prevented from following suit.
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    Will the Democrats Win After Biden’s Withdrawal?

    Richard Haass

    US President Joe Biden’s decision to drop out of the 2024 presidential race has revived the Democrats’ chances of victory. Given the profound differences between the two parties, it is difficult to exaggerate just how much is at stake when Americans vote this November.

    explains how the new Democratic nominee could get out from under the shadow of an unpopular president.

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