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Josh Entsminger

Josh Entsminger

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Josh Entsminger is a PhD student in innovation and public policy at the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose.

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  1. Who Will Establish Metaverse Ethics?
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    Who Will Establish Metaverse Ethics?

    Aug 17, 2022 Josh Entsminger, et al. highlight the urgency of providing oversight before tech companies make self-regulation the norm.

  2. Imagining a Global Digital Order
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    Imagining a Global Digital Order

    Dec 16, 2021 Josh Entsminger, et al. think a multilateral process is needed to prevent the trend toward fragmented regulatory models.

  3. Reimagining the Platform Economy
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    Reimagining the Platform Economy

    Feb 5, 2021 Mariana Mazzucato, et al. shine a spotlight on the critical issue of how value is created and allocated in the digital world.

  4. Whose Information?
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    Whose Information?

    Apr 27, 2020 Mark Esposito, et al. believe that reining in Big Tech will require policymakers to devise a new concept of digital agency.

  5. Who Should Decide How Algorithms Decide?
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    Who Should Decide How Algorithms Decide?

    Apr 17, 2019 Mark Esposito, et al. call for a greater focus on the vexing issue of algorithmic accountability in autonomous vehicles.

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    The Geopolitics of Nature

    Simon Zadek highlights the fatal flaw in green “solutions” like the EU’s new deforestation legislation.
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    Joseph S. Nye, Jr., on Chinese power, US politics, the new cold war, and more

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. considers how China undermines its own soft power, traces the potential causes of a war over Taiwan, welcomes Europe’s embrace of “smart” power, and more.
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    Can Democracy Survive the Polycrisis?

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    Around the world, people increasingly live with the sense that too much is happening, too fast. Chief among the sources of this growing angst are the rise of artificial intelligence, climate change, and Russia's war in Ukraine – each of which demands urgent attention from policymakers and political leaders.

    calls attention to the growing challenges posed by AI, climate change, and the war in Ukraine.
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    Can America Escape Its Second Gilded Age?

    J. Bradford DeLong recalls how the country overcame a previous era of extreme income and wealth inequality.
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    Can Spain Show European Leadership?

    Ana Palacio worries that a snap election will undermine the effectiveness of the country’s Council of the EU presidency.
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    The Modi Decade

    Shashi Tharoor assesses the sources of the Indian government's popularity, despite its mixed record over the last nine years.
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    The Fight Over EU Fiscal Reform

    Lucrezia Reichlin shows why the European Commission’s latest proposal, in contrast to its predecessor, solves nothing.
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    Governments Must Meet Their Biodiversity Pledges

    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf implores wealthy donor countries to deliver on the promises they made at COP15 to protect natural capital.
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    Revisiting the Behavioral Revolution in Economics

    Antara Haldar assesses the legacy of the intellectual challenge to the view that rational self-interest guides our actions.

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