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Colin Coleman

Colin Coleman

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Colin Coleman, a former partner at Goldman Sachs, is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School.

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  1. A Marshall Plan for Africa
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    A Marshall Plan for Africa

    Feb 13, 2024 Colin Coleman calls on the G20 to help accelerate economic growth and promote human development on the continent.

  2. What South Africa Must Do
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    What South Africa Must Do

    Nov 2, 2021 Nouriel Roubini & Colin Coleman offer a blueprint for putting the economy on a path to sustainable, inclusive growth.

  3. Making South Africa Whole
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    Making South Africa Whole

    Sep 4, 2020 Colin Coleman offers a blueprint for regaining the economic momentum lost to years of corruption and mismanagement.

  4. The Sino-American Scramble for Africa
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    The Sino-American Scramble for Africa

    Mar 20, 2020 Colin Coleman shows why the world needs both countries to support the continent and spur deeper global engagement.

  5. Africa Is the Last Frontier for Global Growth
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    Africa Is the Last Frontier for Global Growth

    Feb 4, 2020 Colin Coleman shows how the continent's economic potential can be fulfilled – and what could happen if it is not.

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    To Fight Climate Change, Protect Healthy Soil

    Juan Lucas Restrepo & Barron Joseph Orr explain how sustainable farming practices can reverse biodiversity loss and transform our food systems.
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    How to Protect the World from the Next Pandemic

    Winnie Byanyima & Joseph E. Stiglitz envision a global accord that applies the lessons of past health crises and includes binding commitments.
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    Strict Separation Is Not the Answer for Palestine and Israel

    Yanis Varoufakis warns against a two-apartheid-state solution that affirms the dangerous principle of ethnic exclusivity.
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    Preparing Now for the Next Disease X

    Tom Achoki, et al. propose several steps governments can take to establish robust and resilient response mechanisms.
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    To Protect Democracy, Protect Exiled Journalists

    Antonio Zappulla highlights the existential threats facing independent news outlets forced to relocate by repressive regimes.
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    The Economics of Health for All

    Mariana Mazzucato explains why pandemic prevention and preparedness must be embedded in economic policymaking.
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    The Dangerous Incoherence of US Trade Policy

    Stephen S. Roach warns that America’s latest tariffs against China raise the risk of a catastrophic superpower conflict.
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    A New Dawn for US-African Cooperation?

    Vera Songwe identifies three ways that the United States can ultimately help itself by helping the continent.
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    Raghuram G. Rajan and Rohit Lamba on Indian job creation, industrial policy, democracy, and more

    Raghuram G. Rajan & Rohit Lamba argue that India must place the highest priority on creating and owning intellectual property, advocate an alternative to interventionist industrial policies like subsidies, call for the decentralization of Indian governance at every level, and more.

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