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Jayati Ghosh

Jayati Ghosh

Writing for PS since 2018
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Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is a member of the Club of Rome’s Transformational Economics Commission and Co-Chair of the Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation.

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  1. The Toxic Legacy of the Green Revolution
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    The Toxic Legacy of the Green Revolution

    Feb 12, 2024 Jayati Ghosh urges developing countries to adopt agroecological cultivation rather than focusing on boosting yields.

  2. India’s Great Jobs Challenge
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    India’s Great Jobs Challenge

    Jan 11, 2024 Jayati Ghosh highlights the government’s failure to ensure a sufficient number of even low-paid employment opportunities.

  3. SDRs Are the Great Untapped Source of Climate Finance
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    SDRs Are the Great Untapped Source of Climate Finance

    Dec 12, 2023 Jayati Ghosh urges leaders to use the IMF’s reserve asset to help low-income economies achieve sustainability goals.

  4. When Investors Subvert States
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    When Investors Subvert States

    Nov 30, 2023 Jayati Ghosh urges policymakers to end the undemocratic practice of allowing multinationals to sue sovereign countries.

  5. Put the UN in Charge of International Taxation
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    Put the UN in Charge of International Taxation

    Nov 21, 2023 Jayati Ghosh, et al. urge support for a developing-country initiative to reform the current unfair and inefficient system.

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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.
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    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
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    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
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    Which AI Risks Matter?

    Edoardo Campanella

    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
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    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.

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