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Hannah Wanjie Ryder

Hannah Wanjie Ryder

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Hannah Wanjie Ryder, a former diplomat, is CEO of Development Reimagined and Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic International Studies Africa Program.

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  1. When Special Drawing Rights Aren’t So Special
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    When Special Drawing Rights Aren’t So Special

    Mar 1, 2021 Hannah Wanjie Ryder & Gyude Moore highlight the limitations of a newly popular mechanism for supporting poorer countries.

  2. The China Factor in Kenya and Zimbabwe
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    The China Factor in Kenya and Zimbabwe

    Nov 24, 2017 Hannah Wanjie Ryder examines how ties between two African states and China have upended conventional political wisdom.

  3. The Imperialist People’s Republic of Africa?
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    The Imperialist People’s Republic of Africa?

    Jul 13, 2017 Hannah Wanjie Ryder warns African countries not to be complacent in their dealings with China.

  4. The End of Poverty in China?
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    The End of Poverty in China?

    Mar 28, 2017 Hannah Wanjie Ryder explains why raising living standards has become more difficult – and far more costly – than ever.

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    Everyone Loses in a Fractured World

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng warn that the global order's deepening East-West and North-South divides make us all poorer and less safe.
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    The Necessity of Morality in Foreign Policy

    Chris Patten shows why “realism” requires heeding the lessons of history and defending democratic values.
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    A Subsidy War Without Winners

    Andrés Velasco calls on policymakers to avoid petty conflicts and work together to encourage green investments.
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    Japan’s New Security Posture Is Abe’s Legacy

    Taniguchi Tomohiko explains how the government’s ambitious defense agenda expands on the late prime minister’s ideas.
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    For the Common Good

    Mariana Mazzucato outlines a new governance model for ensuring a fairer distribution of agency, risk, and reward.
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    Helping Middle-Income Energy Exporters Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit

    Carlos Lopes explains what it will take for resource-rich economies to diversify and develop new revenue sources.
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    The New European Frontier

    Giulio Boccaletti

    Given this summer's climate-driven disasters, one might think that the European political system would be devising comprehensive adaptation plans. But, despite some steps in the right direction, Europeans are only just waking up to the constitutional implications of a changing physical environment.

    thinks a changing climate will force the European Union finally to embrace its political nature.
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    The Poverty of Anti-Capitalism

    Harold James considers recent arguments against markets, globalization, and growth, finding them to be deeply flawed.
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    How Not to Fight Inflation

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    A careful look at US economic conditions supports the view that inflation was driven mainly by supply-side disruptions and shifts in the pattern of demand. Given this, further interest-rate hikes will have little to no effect – and will cause far-reaching problems of their own.

    sees little upside and much downside to further monetary-policy tightening by the US Federal Reserve.

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