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Henning Hopf

Henning Hopf

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Henning Hopf is a professor in the Institute of Organic Chemistry at the Technische Universität Braunschweig.

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  1. Tackling Science’s Gender-Parity Problem
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    Tackling Science’s Gender-Parity Problem

    Feb 9, 2018 Stephen Matlin, et al. think that 150 years is long enough for women scientists to wait for equal opportunities.

  2. Why Scientists Are Marching
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    Why Scientists Are Marching

    Apr 17, 2017 Stephen Matlin, et al. offer a blueprint to reassert the role of facts in a world increasingly governed by emotion.

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    Industrial Policy Is Back

    From semiconductors to electric vehicles, governments are identifying the strategic industries of the future and intervening to support them – abandoning decades of neoliberal orthodoxy in the process. Are industrial policies the key to tackling twenty-first-century economic challenges or a recipe for market distortions and lower efficiency?

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    Is AI a Master or Slave?

    Joschka Fischer wonders whether humanity can even hope to maintain control in an era of “mega-crisis.”
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    Laying Chicago Economics to Rest

    Antara Haldar

    From breakthroughs in behavioral economics to mounting evidence in the real world, there is good reason to think that the economic orthodoxy of the past 50 years now has one foot in the grave. The question is whether the mainstream economics profession has gotten the memo.

    looks back on 50 years of neoclassical economic orthodoxy and the damage it has wrought.
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    America’s Broken Civic Bargain

    J. Bradford DeLong worries that Republicans have abandoned one of the core principles that sustains a democracy over time.
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    Affirmative Action Under Siege

    Ashwini Deshpande shows how the supreme courts in India and the US have undermined efforts to address serious discrimination.
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    Is the Fed’s Negative Capital a Problem?

    Willem H. Buiter thinks not, but recommends a reform designed to ensure that it does not become one in the future.
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    Internet Scammers and Political Tricksters

    Chris Patten highlights the link between rampant online fraud and the invulnerability of contemporary demagogues.
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    American Tactics vs. Chinese Strategy

    Stephen S. Roach

    For decades, US policymakers have preferred piecemeal tactical actions, while the Chinese government has consistently taken a more strategic approach. This mismatch is the reason why Huawei, to the shock of sanctions-focused American officials, was able to make a processor breakthrough in its flagship smartphone.

    warns that short-termism will never be enough to offset the long-term benefits of strategic thinking.
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    Will a Visa Scandal Sink Poland’s Populists?

    Sławomir Sierakowski wonders whether the ruling party’s base will hear or care about the most recent example of its hypocrisy.

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