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Hamid Rashid

Hamid Rashid

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Hamid Rashid, a former director-general for multilateral economic affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bangladesh, is Chief of Global Economic Monitoring at the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

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  1. How to Prevent the Looming Sovereign-Debt Crisis
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    How to Prevent the Looming Sovereign-Debt Crisis

    Jul 31, 2020 Joseph E. Stiglitz & Hamid Rashid propose a multilateral facility for buying back low- and middle-income countries' bonds.

  2. Which Economic Stimulus Works?
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    Which Economic Stimulus Works?

    Jun 8, 2020 Joseph E. Stiglitz & Hamid Rashid emphasize that the design of government programs to support growth matters as much as their size.

  3. Closing Developing Countries’ Capital Drain
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    Closing Developing Countries’ Capital Drain

    Feb 18, 2016 Joseph E. Stiglitz & Hamid Rashid warn that large stockpiles of reserves may not be enough to prevent a financial crisis.

  4. What’s Holding Back the World Economy?
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    What’s Holding Back the World Economy?

    Feb 8, 2016 Joseph E. Stiglitz & Hamid Rashid say that developed countries' policies have created a growth-killing array of perverse incentives.

  5. Sub-Saharan Africa’s Subprime Borrowers
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    Sub-Saharan Africa’s Subprime Borrowers

    Jun 25, 2013 Joseph E. Stiglitz & Hamid Rashid

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    The ECB Has Been Driving EU Inflation

    Hans-Werner Sinn explains how the European Central Bank has contributed to soaring prices, including for energy.
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    The Populist Climate Threat

    Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.
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    Britain Is Not an Emerging Market – Yet

    Kenneth Rogoff considers the implications of the new government’s poorly received economic-policy package.
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    When the Fed Stops Trying

    J. Bradford DeLong worries that the world's most important central bank is no longer looking for an optimal policy path.
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    No Security Without Climate Security

    Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why US policymakers need to focus more closely on global warming as an existential threat.
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    Development, Decarbonization, and Dumb Landowners

    Ricardo Hausmann argues that governments must manage natural resources more effectively to promote green growth.
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    The Trade Agenda Today

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala interviewed by Anne O. Krueger

    Recent global developments have shown what is at stake when trade becomes less open and transparent. To assess the current state of the international trading system and what lies in store for it, Anne O. Krueger queries World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about the biggest challenges facing her organization.

    about the challenges facing her organization.
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    King Dollar

    In recent weeks, the US dollar has reached 20-year highs against key foreign currencies, and all-time highs against the Chinese renminbi and the British pound. What is sustaining the greenback’s surge, and what are its most significant consequences?

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    The US Inflation Bonanza for Sovereign Debtors

    Gautam Nair & Federico Sturzenegger identify the big winners of a shock that is diluting mountains of debt around the world.

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