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Hafez Ghanem

Hafez Ghanem

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Hafez Ghanem is a non-resident senior fellow in the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution.

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  1. How to Govern the Bretton Woods Institutions Better
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    How to Govern the Bretton Woods Institutions Better

    Apr 11, 2024 Brahima Coulibaly, et al. propose six ways to boost the legitimacy and efficacy of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

  2. Closing the Opportunity Gap in the Sahel
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    Closing the Opportunity Gap in the Sahel

    Oct 1, 2019 Annette Dixon & Hafez Ghanem advocate increased investment in human capital, particularly education, health, and nutrition.

  3. A New Economy for the Middle East and North Africa
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    A New Economy for the Middle East and North Africa

    May 8, 2018 Rabah Arezki & Hafez Ghanem explain how readily available human capital in the Middle East and North Africa can drive growth.

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    Trade Unions Can Defeat Europe’s Far Right

    Oliver Roethig explains why stronger trade unions hold the key to countering the rise of extremist parties.
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    Why Republicans Go Crawling Back to Donald Trump

    Reed Galen sees the fecklessness of figures like William Barr as proof of the sorry state of the American political class.
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    Economic Development in an Age of Great-Power Competition

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng considers developing countries’ prospects for boosting competitiveness amid rising US-China trade tensions.
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    Human Capital for the Age of Generative AI

    Simon Johnson & Eric Hazan explain how adoption of the technology could help suitably qualified workers climb the wage ladder.
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    To Fight Climate Change, Protect Healthy Soil

    Juan Lucas Restrepo & Barron Joseph Orr explain how sustainable farming practices can reverse biodiversity loss and transform our food systems.
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    How to Protect the World from the Next Pandemic

    Winnie Byanyima & Joseph E. Stiglitz envision a global accord that applies the lessons of past health crises and includes binding commitments.
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    Strict Separation Is Not the Answer for Palestine and Israel

    Yanis Varoufakis warns against a two-apartheid-state solution that affirms the dangerous principle of ethnic exclusivity.
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    Preparing Now for the Next Disease X

    Tom Achoki, et al. propose several steps governments can take to establish robust and resilient response mechanisms.
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    To Protect Democracy, Protect Exiled Journalists

    Antonio Zappulla highlights the existential threats facing independent news outlets forced to relocate by repressive regimes.

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