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Domenico Lombardi

Domenico Lombardi

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Domenico Lombardi, a former executive board member at the IMF and the World Bank, is a strategic advisor and former bank CEO. 

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  1. How to Use the SDR
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    How to Use the SDR

    Apr 28, 2020 Jim O'Neill & Domenico Lombardi show how national financing facilities could leverage a new issue of the IMF's international reserve asset.

  2. Modernizing the IMF
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    Modernizing the IMF

    Jul 8, 2015 Harold James & Domenico Lombardi argue that the renminbi belongs in the basket of currencies that determines the value of the SDR.

  3. China’s G-20 Moment
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    China’s G-20 Moment

    Feb 4, 2015 Yu Yongding & Domenico Lombardi spell out how the country's goals could be advanced by its coming G-20 presidency.

  4. The Global Consequences of Russia’s Isolation
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    The Global Consequences of Russia’s Isolation

    Jan 6, 2015 Harold James & Domenico Lombardi say that the country has little stake in existing global governance mechanisms.

  5. Ukraine’s Debt Dilemma
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    Ukraine’s Debt Dilemma

    Nov 12, 2014 Barry Eichengreen & Domenico Lombardi make the case for re-profiling, rather than restructuring, the country's sovereign bonds.

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    Will Crypto Survive?

    Kenneth Rogoff assesses the strategies regulators could adopt in the aftermath of the FTX debacle.
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    Done With Deglobalization?

    Michael Spence sees reason to hope that the scales may soon tip back from international confrontation to cooperation.
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    The Unbearable Uselessness of Crypto

    Andrés Velasco explains why FTX's collapse should sink a hyped-up lie bobbing on an ocean of libertarian technobabble.
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    Is Germany Sick Again?

    Hans-Werner Sinn pours cold water on the fantasy that European economies can weather gas shortages with minimal pain.
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    America's Silent Progressive Majority

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Now that the American electorate appears to have rejected Republican extremism, many will argue that US President Joe Biden and the Democrats should tack right to capture centrist voters. But this would be a mistake, given where voters' preferences increasingly lie.

    considers what the midterm election results indicate about voters' real priorities.
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    Big Tech Gets Derailed

    Jonathan Levy traces the origins of the sector's recent turmoil to the nineteenth-century rise of the corporation.
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    Will the West Give in to Russia?

    From soaring inflation to a deepening energy crisis, the United States and Europe are facing no shortage of economic challenges, and Russia’s war against Ukraine – and the sanctions imposed in response to it – bears much of the blame. As Russia launches new rounds of missile attacks, we asked PS commentators what the West should be doing for Ukraine – and how likely it is to do it.

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    The Techno-Feudal Method to Musk’s Twitter Madness

    Yanis Varoufakis explains that the issue is neither vanity nor public service, but rather the need to acquire cloud capital.
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    The Case for Mandating Climate-Risk Disclosure

    Timothy Meyer, et al. defend the legal and economic justification for the US Securities and Exchange Commission's proposed new rule.

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