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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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    Diplomacy Could Help Revive Democracy in Venezuela

    Roberto Patiño urges the international community to help ensure a free and fair presidential election in July.
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    The Specter of Neo-Fascism Is Haunting Europe

    Slavoj Žižek

    With mainstream parties and politicians already preparing to accommodate the far right following this month's European Parliament election, the axiom of post-World War II European democracy has been quietly abandoned. “No collaboration with fascists" is being replaced by a tacit acceptance of them.

    harbors no illusions about what the outcome of the European Parliament election means.
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    Can Private Hospitals Increase Access to Health Care in Developing Countries?

    Titir Bhattacharya & Tanika Chakraborty show how innovative insurance schemes can help low- and middle-income economies achieve universal coverage.
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    Tracking Ukraine’s Reconstruction Funds

    Wolfgang Fengler & Vladyslav Rashkovan show how digital tools can streamline the process, improve transparency, and provide accountability.
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    Slovakia’s Anti-Democratic Government Is Doubling Down

    Soňa Muzikárová warns that the assassination attempt in May has led the government to double down on illiberal reforms.
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    D-Day and the Threat of Total War

    Robert Skidelsky

    After eight decades of relative peace, the world is once again dividing into hostile economic and geopolitical blocs. The 80th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy offers a valuable opportunity to reflect on the principles we are willing to defend and the sacrifices we are prepared to make.

    thinks understanding the causes and consequences of past global conflicts is crucial to preventing another one.
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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.
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    Europe’s Green Transition Requires More Skilled Workers

    Julie Beaufils urges policymakers to boost the attractiveness of technical vocations by expanding access to apprenticeships.
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    A Monetary and Economic Order Fit for the Twenty-First Century

    Ulrich Volz, et al. identify eight priorities to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable global financial architecture.

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