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David Malpass

David Malpass

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David Malpass is a former president of the World Bank Group.

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  1. Eco-Economic Development
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    Eco-Economic Development

    Dec 7, 2022 David Malpass sees declining fish stocks as a case study of why nature must be central to countries’ growth models.

  2. Aiding the Digital Revolution in Global Financial Inclusion
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    Aiding the Digital Revolution in Global Financial Inclusion

    Jul 7, 2022 David Malpass highlights what governments and the private sector can do to build on today’s encouraging trends.

  3. The Supply Solution to Stagflation
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    The Supply Solution to Stagflation

    Jun 7, 2022 David Malpass urges policymakers to focus on five areas in order to avert a prolonged period of high inflation and low growth.

  4. Reversing the Pandemic's Education Losses
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    Reversing the Pandemic's Education Losses

    Dec 17, 2021 Henrietta H. Fore & David Malpass suggest how digital technologies can address school closures' disproportionate impact in developing countries.

  5. How to Vaccinate Every Country
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    How to Vaccinate Every Country

    May 19, 2021 David Malpass emphasizes three factors critical to the success of the global COVID-19 immunization effort.

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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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