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Hanan Morsy

Hanan Morsy

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Hanan Morsy is Deputy Executive Secretary and Chief Economist at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.

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  1. Reforming the Global Debt Architecture
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    Reforming the Global Debt Architecture

    Jul 3, 2023 Hanan Morsy proposes fixing the G20 Common Framework and giving African countries a seat at the policymaking table.

  2. Navigating the “New Normal” for African Schools
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    Navigating the “New Normal” for African Schools

    Mar 26, 2021 Hanan Morsy provides alarming evidence of pandemic-driven closures' impact on human capital and inequality.

  3. How Africa Can Harness the Fourth Industrial Revolution
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    How Africa Can Harness the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    Aug 18, 2020 Hanan Morsy calls for an overhaul of education systems to close a persistent and growing skills gap.

  4. Addressing Africa’s Skills Mismatch
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    Addressing Africa’s Skills Mismatch

    Jan 14, 2020 Hanan Morsy identifies three steps the continent's governments should take to reduce mismatches between jobs and skills.

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    Diplomacy Could Help Revive Democracy in Venezuela

    Roberto Patiño urges the international community to help ensure a free and fair presidential election in July.
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    The Specter of Neo-Fascism Is Haunting Europe

    Slavoj Žižek

    With mainstream parties and politicians already preparing to accommodate the far right following this month's European Parliament election, the axiom of post-World War II European democracy has been quietly abandoned. “No collaboration with fascists" is being replaced by a tacit acceptance of them.

    harbors no illusions about what the outcome of the European Parliament election means.
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    Can Private Hospitals Increase Access to Health Care in Developing Countries?

    Titir Bhattacharya & Tanika Chakraborty show how innovative insurance schemes can help low- and middle-income economies achieve universal coverage.
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    Tracking Ukraine’s Reconstruction Funds

    Wolfgang Fengler & Vladyslav Rashkovan show how digital tools can streamline the process, improve transparency, and provide accountability.
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    Slovakia’s Anti-Democratic Government Is Doubling Down

    Soňa Muzikárová warns that the assassination attempt in May has led the government to double down on illiberal reforms.
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    D-Day and the Threat of Total War

    Robert Skidelsky

    After eight decades of relative peace, the world is once again dividing into hostile economic and geopolitical blocs. The 80th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy offers a valuable opportunity to reflect on the principles we are willing to defend and the sacrifices we are prepared to make.

    thinks understanding the causes and consequences of past global conflicts is crucial to preventing another one.
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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.
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    Europe’s Green Transition Requires More Skilled Workers

    Julie Beaufils urges policymakers to boost the attractiveness of technical vocations by expanding access to apprenticeships.
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    A Monetary and Economic Order Fit for the Twenty-First Century

    Ulrich Volz, et al. identify eight priorities to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable global financial architecture.

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