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Ian Goldin

Ian Goldin

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Ian Goldin is Professor of Globalization and Development at the University of Oxford and the co-author (with Robert Muggah) of Terra Incognita: 100 Maps to Survive the Next 100 Years.

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  1. An Interview with Ian Goldin
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    An Interview with Ian Goldin

    Sep 8, 2020 Ian Goldin calls for a global Marshall Plan to support developing countries during the current crisis, says why migrants are indispensable in the battle against COVID-19, and shows how he predicted the pandemic.

  2. The COVID City
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    The COVID City

    Aug 31, 2020 Ian Goldin & Robert Muggah consider the risks and opportunities for urban areas, which have borne the brunt of the pandemic worldwide.

  3. Viral Inequality
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    Viral Inequality

    Mar 27, 2020 Ian Goldin & Robert Muggah warn that, like climate change and pandemics, growing socioeconomic disparities are a global threat multiplier.

  4. A Year to Act
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    A Year to Act

    Jan 4, 2019 Ian Goldin & Robert Muggah argue that in 2019, policymakers must rethink the past 30 years of policies for managing globalization.

  5. The Real Economics of Migration
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    The Real Economics of Migration

    Nov 30, 2018 Ian Goldin & Benjamin Nabarro call for cool-headed analysis of the role that immigration plays in developed countries.

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    When Voters Become Fans

    Kaushik Basu thinks deepening polarization has given the lie to a longstanding assumption about electoral politics.
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    Africa’s Responsibility to Protect Biodiversity

    Hailemariam Desalegn urges the continent’s leaders to unite behind a shared conservation agenda, beginning at COP15.
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    Resentment on the Western Front

    Sławomir Sierakowski thinks the Polish public needs a more open and honest conversation about refugees before resentment spirals.
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    Crypto’s Well-Worn Path to Crisis

    Xavier Vives writes that, despite the novelty of the assets, the narrative of FTX’s collapse was established long ago.
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    The Unavoidable Crash

    Nouriel Roubini anticipates a stagflationary debt crisis, owing to a dangerous combination of inflation and over-borrowing.
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    War Over Taiwan?

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. considers whether a deterrence arrangement that has worked for 50 years is still sufficient.
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    The Contested Fed

    James Livingston

    By all accounts, central banks – particularly the Fed, because the dollar is still the world’s dominant currency – already act as investment authorities. But their recent bailouts have exacerbated economic inequality, and have done little or nothing to address climate change.

    reviews three books that, each in its own way, reveal a central truth about the world’s leading central bank.
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    The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Selma Mahfouz identify the risks and short-term costs associated with the energy transition over the next decade.
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    Killing Twitter

    Antara Haldar explains what Elon Musk fundamentally misunderstands about the platform – and about free speech.

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