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James Manyika

James Manyika

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James Manyika, Senior Vice President of Research, Technology, and Society at Google/Alphabet, is a member of the Executive Committee of the UN High-level Advisory Body on Artificial Intelligence.

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  1. What Global AI Governance Must Do
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    What Global AI Governance Must Do

    Dec 21, 2023 Carme Artigas, et al. propose five principles to maximize the benefits and mitigate the risks of the technology.

  2. The Coming AI Spring
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    The Coming AI Spring

    Oct 14, 2019 James Manyika & Jacques Bughin highlight the huge potential benefits and the inevitable challenges arising from artificial intelligence.

  3. Solving the Productivity Puzzle
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    Solving the Productivity Puzzle

    May 9, 2018 James Manyika & Myron Scholes identify three outstanding features of the current version of the famous Solow Paradox.

  4. When Globalization Goes Digital
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    When Globalization Goes Digital

    Jun 24, 2016 Martin Neil Baily & James Manyika argue that a world in which flows of data outstrip flows of goods puts the US at a clear advantage.

  5. Putting Profits in Perspective
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    Putting Profits in Perspective

    May 27, 2016 Laura Tyson & James Manyika reckon with concerns that high profits among US firms are the result of anticompetitive practices.

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    The Economics of Health for All

    Mariana Mazzucato explains why pandemic prevention and preparedness must be embedded in economic policymaking.
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    The Dangerous Incoherence of US Trade Policy

    Stephen S. Roach warns that America’s latest tariffs against China raise the risk of a catastrophic superpower conflict.
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    A New Dawn for US-African Cooperation?

    Vera Songwe identifies three ways that the United States can ultimately help itself by helping the continent.
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    Raghuram G. Rajan and Rohit Lamba on Indian job creation, industrial policy, democracy, and more

    Raghuram G. Rajan & Rohit Lamba argue that India must place the highest priority on creating and owning intellectual property, advocate an alternative to interventionist industrial policies like subsidies, call for the decentralization of Indian governance at every level, and more.
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    The Global Implications of Georgia’s Political Crisis

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    Borrowing from the Kremlin’s playbook, Bidzina Ivanishvili, Georgia’s de facto ruler, is seeking to eliminate foreign-funded NGOs, suppress independent media, and eradicate the political opposition. His determination to establish an authoritarian regime reflects his harmony of interests with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    implores the US and Europe to bolster democracy in the country at a make-or-break moment.
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    Read More Summer 2024 Reading List

    PS editors share books that have impressed them lately, and say why you should consider adding them to your summer reading list.
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    Building Resilience in the Developing World

    Erik Berglöf argues for additional financing mechanisms to protect low-income economies against proliferating shocks.
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    Iran’s Succession Crisis Is a Legitimacy Crisis

    Abbas Milani explains why few Iranians within or outside the country truly mourn the death of President Ebrahim Raisi.
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    Central Banks’ New-Old Inflationary Bias

    Kenneth Rogoff explains why policymakers are more likely to risk higher prices during periods of economic uncertainty.

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