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Colin Coleman

Colin Coleman

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Colin Coleman is a former senior fellow at Yale University and a former partner at Goldman Sachs.

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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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    The Other Conflict on Europe’s Doorstep

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen warns that Azerbaijan may be preparing to renew its military aggression against neighboring Armenia.
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    Let the Banks Burn

    Yanis Varoufakis

    The banking system we take for granted is unfixable. The good news is that we no longer need to rely on any private, rent-seeking, socially destabilizing network of banks, at least not the way we have so far.

    shows why the current private system is unfixable – and why we don’t need to tolerate it anymore.
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    How China Benefits from Another US Banking Crisis

    Stephen S. Roach thinks America’s latest financial trouble will reinforce a narrative of terminal national decline.
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    Xi Jinping’s Chinese Tragedy

    Orville Schell interviewed by Irena Grudzińska Gross

    Like Vladimir Putin, China's leader is so steeped in a narrative of victimhood and fearful of appearing weak that it is hard to imagine him ever leading China out of the mess he has created. He could well be remembered as the leader who squandered history's most remarkable economic success story.

    about the country's increasingly worrisome trajectory, both at home and abroad.
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    Artificial Idiocy

    Slavoj Žižek fears that the rise of powerful chatbots will spell the death of irony and nuance in human thought.
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    Localizing Development Research

    Julia Kaufman & Jane Wanjiku Mariara explain why funders should be providing more long-term resources to researchers in developing countries.
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    The Simplest Fix for Banking

    Jan Eeckhout explains how central bank digital currencies would end bank runs and banks' excessive risk-taking.
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    America’s Interest in Ending the Ukraine Crisis

    Brahma Chellaney explains why prolonging the conflict risks realizing the West’s worst geopolitical nightmare.
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    America’s Industrial Policy Is Counterproductive

    Anne O. Krueger laments that the Biden administration is adding red tape to an inefficient subsidy program.

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