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David Malpass

David Malpass

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David Malpass is President of the World Bank Group.

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Unleashing the Economic Power of Women
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    Unleashing the Economic Power of Women

    Mar 2, 2020 David Malpass highlights four ways in which governments can help to bring about a more equal and prosperous future.

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    Resentment on the Western Front

    Sławomir Sierakowski thinks the Polish public needs a more open and honest conversation about refugees before resentment spirals.
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    Crypto’s Well-Worn Path to Crisis

    Xavier Vives writes that, despite the novelty of the assets, the narrative of FTX’s collapse was established long ago.
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    The Unavoidable Crash

    Nouriel Roubini anticipates a stagflationary debt crisis, owing to a dangerous combination of inflation and over-borrowing.
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    War Over Taiwan?

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. considers whether a deterrence arrangement that has worked for 50 years is still sufficient.
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    The Contested Fed

    James Livingston

    By all accounts, central banks – particularly the Fed, because the dollar is still the world’s dominant currency – already act as investment authorities. But their recent bailouts have exacerbated economic inequality, and have done little or nothing to address climate change.

    reviews three books that, each in its own way, reveal a central truth about the world’s leading central bank.
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    The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Selma Mahfouz identify the risks and short-term costs associated with the energy transition over the next decade.
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    Killing Twitter

    Antara Haldar explains what Elon Musk fundamentally misunderstands about the platform – and about free speech.
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    The Napoleons of Big Tech

    Bill Emmott

    Recent events in the technology sector suggest that investors and lenders should be demanding a premium to cover the risk that a star entrepreneur will become an egomaniacal dictator. With each business cycle, it seems, old lessons must be relearned.

    sees in the industry’s harsh reckoning this year lessons that apparently can’t be learned often enough.
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    The Crypto Emperor’s New Clothes

    The collapse of several crypto platforms this year – including the spectacular crash of the second-largest cryptocurrency exchange, FTX – has raised fundamental questions about the credibility of a digital innovation once hailed as the key to democratizing finance. Has crypto finally been exposed as a scam, or will a new, stronger crypto industry emerge from the current turmoil?

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