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Dominic Barton

Dominic Barton

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Dominic Barton, former global managing director of McKinsey & Company, is the Canadian ambassador to China. 

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  1. Meeting the Populist Challenge
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    Meeting the Populist Challenge

    Jan 18, 2017 Dominic Barton explains what business executives need to do to ensure that capitalism benefits everyone.

  2. Bridging the Infrastructure Gap
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    Bridging the Infrastructure Gap

    Jun 14, 2016 Dominic Barton debunks the conventional wisdom that fiscal constraints are blocking necessary investment.

  3. Catching the Digital Wave
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    Catching the Digital Wave

    Jan 15, 2016 Dominic Barton urges companies to focus in 2016 on digitizing the core components of their business.

  4. The Coming Productivity Revolution
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    The Coming Productivity Revolution

    Jan 22, 2015 Dominic Barton on how to unleash the main engines of global growth over the next half-century.

  5. Age of Disruption
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    Age of Disruption

    Jan 7, 2014 Dominic Barton explains why the global impact of the data revolution will surpass that of the Industrial Revolution.

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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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