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Dennis J. Snower

Dennis J. Snower

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Dennis J. Snower, a professorial research fellow at the Institute for New Economic Thinking and a senior research fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford, is President of the Global Solutions Initiative, President Emeritus of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, and a non-resident fellow at the Brookings Institution.

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  1. All Are Welcome at the Climate Club
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    All Are Welcome at the Climate Club

    Aug 5, 2022 Avram Alpert & Dennis J. Snower explain why a new German-designed coordination framework can succeed where similar past efforts have failed.

  2. Rebuilding the Foundation for Peaceful Progress
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    Rebuilding the Foundation for Peaceful Progress

    Mar 23, 2022 Dennis J. Snower calls for political leaders to focus on three priorities of global collective action.

  3. How to End Climate Failure
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    How to End Climate Failure

    Dec 13, 2021 Dennis J. Snower urges leaders to follow the late economist Elinor Ostrom’s principles for managing the global commons.

  4. The Real Economic Fallout of COVID-19
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    The Real Economic Fallout of COVID-19

    Apr 8, 2020 Dennis J. Snower says governments must focus on overcoming the production and consumption imbalances caused by the pandemic.

  5. Fighting the Diseases of Want and Plenty
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    Fighting the Diseases of Want and Plenty

    Dec 11, 2019 Dennis J. Snower urges prevention as the most effective way to reduce disease burdens in rich and poor countries alike.

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    Europe’s Carbon Border Tax Advances the Fight Against Climate Change

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how the European Union’s carbon-price mechanism could encourage other countries to follow suit.
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    Africa Can’t Prosper Without Regional Trade

    Kingsley Moghalu argues that the continent has been missing a key ingredient of robust, sustained growth.
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    Divestment from Israel Will Not Bring Peace

    Anne O. Krueger argues that meeting protesters' demand would weaken US universities – one of America’s sources of strength.
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    The US-China Trade War Heats Up

    A spate of new US tariffs on Chinese goods has raised the specter of full economic decoupling between the world’s two largest economies. For many observers, the measures are not only misguided, but also counter-productive, with the potential to undermine economic dynamism, hamper climate action, and trigger geopolitical conflict.

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    The Indian Election and the Country’s Economic Future

    Raghuram G. Rajan

    Economically, India today feels like a place of limitless possibilities. But with only a narrow window in which to grow rich before it grows old, the policy decisions it makes today will have an outsize influence on its future prospects.

    worries that the country will squander its massive potential by trying to emulate China's growth strategy.
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    How Europe Can Get the Green Deal Done

    Simone Tagliapietra proposes EU-level measures that would help offset the negative distributional effects of climate policy.
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    Reckoning With a New Authoritarian Bloc

    Joschka Fischer considers the implications of a northern Asian alliance that exists primarily to challenge American hegemony.
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    Is Europe Too Big for Further Enlargement?

    Ana Palacio warns that even if candidates meet accession criteria, decision-making processes would need to be reformed.
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    The Sino-American Trade War Benefits China’s Competitors

    Arvind Subramanian warns that escalating protectionism, while dangerous, could end up helping developing countries like India.

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