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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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    Europe’s Carbon Border Tax Advances the Fight Against Climate Change

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how the European Union’s carbon-price mechanism could encourage other countries to follow suit.
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    Africa Can’t Prosper Without Regional Trade

    Kingsley Moghalu argues that the continent has been missing a key ingredient of robust, sustained growth.
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    Divestment from Israel Will Not Bring Peace

    Anne O. Krueger argues that meeting protesters' demand would weaken US universities – one of America’s sources of strength.
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    The US-China Trade War Heats Up

    A spate of new US tariffs on Chinese goods has raised the specter of full economic decoupling between the world’s two largest economies. For many observers, the measures are not only misguided, but also counter-productive, with the potential to undermine economic dynamism, hamper climate action, and trigger geopolitical conflict.

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    The Indian Election and the Country’s Economic Future

    Raghuram G. Rajan

    Economically, India today feels like a place of limitless possibilities. But with only a narrow window in which to grow rich before it grows old, the policy decisions it makes today will have an outsize influence on its future prospects.

    worries that the country will squander its massive potential by trying to emulate China's growth strategy.
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    How Europe Can Get the Green Deal Done

    Simone Tagliapietra proposes EU-level measures that would help offset the negative distributional effects of climate policy.
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    Reckoning With a New Authoritarian Bloc

    Joschka Fischer considers the implications of a northern Asian alliance that exists primarily to challenge American hegemony.
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    Is Europe Too Big for Further Enlargement?

    Ana Palacio warns that even if candidates meet accession criteria, decision-making processes would need to be reformed.
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    The Sino-American Trade War Benefits China’s Competitors

    Arvind Subramanian warns that escalating protectionism, while dangerous, could end up helping developing countries like India.

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