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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.

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    The Coming Food Fight

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused hunger to spike, highlighting the need for radical reforms of the global food system to ensure its long-term resilience. But many fear that the United Nations Food Systems Summit on September 23 will entrench the current inequitable status quo instead of delivering real change.

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    Where Has All the Money Gone?

    Robert Skidelsky

    Quantitative easing risks generating its own boom-and-bust cycles, and can thus be seen as an example of state-created financial instability. Governments must now abandon the fiction that central banks create money independently from government, and must themselves spend the money created at their behest.

    explains why a decade of quantitative easing by central banks has merely fueled financial instability.
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