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Dambisa Moyo

Dambisa Moyo

Writing for PS since 2013
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Dambisa Moyo, an international economist, is the author of four New York Times bestselling books, including Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy Is Failing to Deliver Economic Growth – and How to Fix It (Basic Books, 2018).

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  1. An Economic Model for the AI Age
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    An Economic Model for the AI Age

    Jun 22, 2023 Dambisa Moyo considers what the artificial-intelligence revolution will demand of governments and companies.

  2. The New Global Investment Landscape
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    The New Global Investment Landscape

    Mar 13, 2023 Dambisa Moyo identifies the biggest risks and opportunities now that so many macroeconomic fundamentals have changed.

  3. What Should Jittery China Investors Do?
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    What Should Jittery China Investors Do?

    Nov 17, 2022 Dambisa Moyo considers the alternatives facing business leaders in light of the escalating Sino-American rivalry.

  4. Why Deglobalization Makes US Inflation Worse
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    Why Deglobalization Makes US Inflation Worse

    Oct 7, 2022 Dambisa Moyo laments that today’s inflationary surge has not elicited a coordinated global response.

  5. Why US Inflation Is Headed Down
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    Why US Inflation Is Headed Down

    Sep 19, 2022 Dambisa Moyo argues that, despite the disappointing August numbers, the US is still on track to restore price stability.

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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.
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    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
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    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
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    Which AI Risks Matter?

    Edoardo Campanella

    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
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    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.

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