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Guy Ryder

Guy Ryder

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Guy Ryder is Director-General of the International Labour Organization, which organized the Global Commission on the Future of Work.

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  1. Toward People-Centered Growth
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    Toward People-Centered Growth

    Jun 13, 2019 Guy Ryder & Richard Samans outline three practical ways for governments to prepare their citizens for tomorrow's labor markets.

  2. Decent Work, A Global Imperative
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    Decent Work, A Global Imperative

    Jan 25, 2017 Guy Ryder proposes measures to reduce wage inequality and strengthen economic security for all workers.

  3. Labor in the Age of Robots
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    Labor in the Age of Robots

    Jan 22, 2015 Guy Ryder believes that automation in the workplace will be one of the defining challenges of our era.

  4. Cleaner, Greener, and Richer
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    Cleaner, Greener, and Richer

    Sep 19, 2014 Guy Ryder emphasize the job-creating potential of action to mitigate climate change.

  5. The Greening of Work

    The Greening of Work

    Feb 14, 2008 Juan Somavia, et al.

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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

    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    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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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.
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    Europe and the World Need Ukraine to Prevail

    Dmytro Kuleba & Josep Borrell

    Ukrainians, Europeans, and others around the world all have an interest in opposing the kind of war of aggression that Russia launched two years ago. Failing to support Ukraine now would invite a return to the dark past of military aggression, imperialism, and colonialism – and not just in Europe.

    remind everyone of the stakes in Russia's war of aggression, as it enters its third year.

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