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Jeremy Farrar

Jeremy Farrar

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Jeremy Farrar is Director of the Wellcome Trust and an adviser to the G20 High Level Independent Panel on financing the Global Commons for Pandemic Preparedness and Response.

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  1. An Ounce of Pandemic Prevention
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    An Ounce of Pandemic Prevention

    Mar 23, 2021 Sally C. Davies, et al. think the COVID-19 crisis can spur reforms and investments that yield a pound of cure for global public health.

  2. Now or Never for Global Leadership on COVID-19
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    Now or Never for Global Leadership on COVID-19

    Apr 7, 2020 Gordon Brown, et al. issue a call for adequate funding to enable developing countries to fight the pandemic.

  3. A Letter to G20 Governments
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    A Letter to G20 Governments

    Apr 6, 2020 Erik Berglöf, et al. call on the group's leaders for coordinated global leadership – now – to fight the pandemic.

  4. The Most Important Health-Care Tool Is Trust
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    The Most Important Health-Care Tool Is Trust

    Jul 23, 2019 Jeremy Farrar urges policymakers, practitioners, and civic leaders to learn from a new survey of attitudes toward science.

  5. Vaccinating Against Superbugs
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    Vaccinating Against Superbugs

    Nov 15, 2018 Seth Berkley & Jeremy Farrar argue that in the fight against drug-resistant infections, the world has a potent if underused weapon.

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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

    Salome Samadashvili

    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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