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Indermit Gill

Indermit Gill

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Indermit Gill is Chief Economist and Senior Vice President for Development Economics at the World Bank.

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  1. Getting the Global Economy Out of the Slow Lane
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    Getting the Global Economy Out of the Slow Lane

    Jun 11, 2024 Indermit Gill & M. Ayhan Kose propose ways to revive progress toward prosperity, particularly in beleaguered developing economies.

  2. The World Cannot Afford to Ignore the Poorest Countries
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    The World Cannot Afford to Ignore the Poorest Countries

    Apr 15, 2024 Indermit Gill & M. Ayhan Kose warn that a growing gap between the world’s haves and have-nots will undercut global goals.

  3. When Women Win, the World Wins
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    When Women Win, the World Wins

    Mar 4, 2024 Indermit Gill & Tea Trumbic share new findings suggesting that some of the progress made toward gender equality has been overestimated.

  4. The Global Economy Has Yet to Turn the Corner
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    The Global Economy Has Yet to Turn the Corner

    Jan 10, 2024 Indermit Gill & M. Ayhan Kose worry that the 2020s are shaping up to be a lost decade for many developing economies.

  5. A Tragedy Is Unfolding in the Poorest Countries
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    A Tragedy Is Unfolding in the Poorest Countries

    Sep 18, 2023 Indermit Gill & M. Ayhan Kose warn that low-income countries’ mounting economic problems will have growing spillover effects.

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    The Defining Economic Issue of the US Election

    Stephen S. Roach argues that the high price level, not inflation, is weighing on voters ahead of the presidential election.
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    What Does the EU Election Mean for European Climate Policy?

    Laurence Tubiana explains how green campaigners can strengthen their message to appeal to ordinary voters.
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    The Geopolitical Imperative to Upgrade the Dollar

    Jordan Bleicher & Josh Lipsky explain how emerging technologies are facilitating efforts to challenge the greenback’s global dominance.
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    Let the Giggers Fight Inflation

    Todd G. Buchholz criticizes efforts by US regulators to throttle the proliferation of independent contractors.
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    The Putin-Kim Pact Is an Opportunity for the West

    Ana Palacio

    The Russia-North Korea defense pact leaves no doubt about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s determination to overthrow the existing international order. But the agreement could also strain the Kremlin’s relations with China, potentially disrupting Sino-Russian efforts to undermine Western unity.

    urges policymakers to leverage the rogue partnership to drive a wedge between Russia and China.
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    What Climate-Vulnerable Developing Countries Need Right Now

    Mia Amor Mottley & Wale Edun

    Since the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, geopolitical tensions have dominated the global agenda, hindering collective efforts to address climate change. With the world still warming, urgent measures are needed to make investment in sustainable development feasible and affordable for everyone.

    propose a blueprint to unlock financing and kickstart investment in adaptation and clean energy.
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    Two Cheers for Identity Politics

    James Livingston argues that critics of the contemporary focus on issues of race, gender, and sexuality are ignoring history.
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    What the Next EU Leadership Must Do

    Carl Bildt offers a broad outline of the bloc's biggest challenges following this month's European Parliament election.
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    China Must Not Choose the Next Dalai Lama

    Brahma Chellaney urges the US and India to work together to protect the more than 600-year-old institution.

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