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Ian Goldin

Ian Goldin

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Ian Goldin, Professor of Globalization and Development and Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change at the University of Oxford, is an author of The Pursuit of Development: Economic Growth, Social Change, and Ideas; Exceptional People: How Migration Shaped Our World and Will Define Our Future, Age of Discovery: Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Our New Renaissance, The Butterfly Defect: How Globalization Creates Systemic Risks, and What to Do About It,  Migration and the Economy: Economic Realities, Social Impacts and Political Choices, and Development: A Very Short Introdution. He is also the author and presenter of the BBC series After the Crash. His new book on global challenges, co-authored with Robert Muggah, is forthcoming in 2019 from Penguin Random House.

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    The Last Days of Netanyahu?

    Shlomo Ben-Ami

    In Israel's recent parliamentary election, voters stopped Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's leadership of the country toward xenophobic theocracy. But Israel now faces a period of political deadlock, and it remains to be seen whether Netanyahu really will be politically sidelined.

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    The Return of Fiscal Policy

    Jim O'Neill

    With interest rates at record lows and global growth set to continue decelerating, there has rarely been a better time for governments to invest in infrastructure and other sources of long-term productivity growth. The only question is whether policymakers in Germany and elsewhere will seize the opportunity now staring them in the face.


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