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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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    The Urgency of Sovereign-Debt Restructuring

    José Antonio Ocampo highlights the need for a comprehensive mechanism to deliver relief to low- and middle-income countries.
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    The Gaza War Goes Global

    Joschka Fischer

    The escalating war in the Middle East must be understood in a broader context. The fact that the Iranian regime felt emboldened to risk a direct strike on Israel attests to a changing world order in which Western power is increasingly open to challenge.

    considers the implications of Iran’s unprecedented decision to launch a direct strike on Israeli territory.
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    Gender-Neutral Fintech Isn’t Working for Women

    Emmanuel Nyirinkindi & Jessica Schnabel show that the industry is not fully delivering on its promise to accelerate financial inclusion.
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    The Urgency of Palestinian Statehood

    Gareth Evans explains why formal international recognition is crucial to ending the intolerable status quo.
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    Quality Journalism Is More Important than Ever

    Anya Schiffrin, et al. explain how policymakers can support rigorous, objective reporting, just as they provide other public goods.
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    Is India’s Economy Overhyped?

    Shang-Jin Wei argues that the country’s rapid development, while undeniable, conceals deeper structural problems.
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    Negotiating a Bigger, Better World Bank

    Michael Krake & Wempi Saputra explain how a new framework will nudge countries to invest in projects that deliver global public goods.
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    The Ozone Layer’s Recovery Shows How to Protect the Planet

    Robert Redford & Xiye Bastida highlight the critical role of international cooperation in preserving the planet’s habitability.
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    The Middle East Needs a Ceasefire Now

    Daoud Kuttab explains why the latest escalation could lead to a truce instead of an all-out military showdown.

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