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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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    The War for the West

    Ivan Krastev interviewed by Sławomir Sierakowski

    Although the events of the last two years amount to a clear strategic failure for Russian President Vladimir Putin, it is equally clear that the West became overly confident after Ukraine's battlefield successes in 2022. Now, a strategic re-calibration may be in order.

    about the conflict in Ukraine and the challenges facing Western democracies in a changing world.
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    An Antidote to the Polarization Poison

    Ngaire Woods suggests how policymakers can foster a sense of solidarity among people of different political creeds.
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    How America’s CHIPS Act Hurts Taiwan

    Chang-Tai Hsieh, et al. worry that US inducements are luring the world’s top semiconductor manufacturer down a dead end.
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    Will the US Economy Drive Global Growth this Year?

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Despite rosy forecasts, the US economy faces powerful headwinds that call into question its ability to serve as the world’s main growth driver. These challenges are compounded by domestic and geopolitical uncertainties that have not been reflected in market valuations and economic assessments.

    explains why economists and investors are far too optimistic about America’s near-term prospects.
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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 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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