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Josh Felman

Josh Felman

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Josh Felman is Principal of JH Consulting.

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  1. India Should Quit the BRICS
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    India Should Quit the BRICS

    Sep 7, 2023 Arvind Subramanian & Josh Felman argue that the economic and political reasons for leaving the group have become overwhelming.

  2. India’s Welfare Balm
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    India’s Welfare Balm

    Apr 28, 2023 Arvind Subramanian & Josh Felman explain how policies are shielding households from rising prices – and the government from political blowback.

  3. Three Globalization Shocks Could Hurt China and Help India
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    Three Globalization Shocks Could Hurt China and Help India

    Aug 11, 2022 Arvind Subramanian & Josh Felman explain why the effects of recent disruptions to world trade will continue to vary across countries.

  4. The West Has Got Its Russia Sanctions Wrong
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    The West Has Got Its Russia Sanctions Wrong

    May 10, 2022 Arvind Subramanian & Josh Felman call on governments to replace their current strategy with collective export restrictions.

  5. India's Size Illusion
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    India's Size Illusion

    Mar 17, 2022 Arvind Subramanian & Josh Felman argue that the government’s response to the invasion of Ukraine reflects military and economic weakness.

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    Banking on the World Bank’s Knowledge

    Wempi Saputra identifies three areas in which the organization’s client countries could use more guidance.
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    The Algorithm and Its Discontents

    Mariana Mazzucato & Ilan Strauss

    Deploying algorithms to maximize user engagement is how Big Tech firms maximize shareholder value, with short-term profits often overriding longer-term business objectives. Now that AI is poised to supercharge the platform economy, new rules and governance structures are urgently needed to safeguard the public.

    propose five principles to ensure that the digital economy serves the public good before short-term profit.
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    Judgment Days for Democracy

    Nicholas Reed Langen suspects that judges will play an increasingly central role in protecting democracy against populist assaults.
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    A Global Cash-Transfer Fund Could End Extreme Poverty

    Cina Lawson & Rory Stewart

    Cash transfers offer a transformative solution to multidimensional poverty, by enhancing dozens of outcomes simultaneously. They have already proven effective, adaptable, and replicable, and now they are becoming more attainable every year with growing mobile coverage and improved digital infrastructure.

    show that the conditions are ripe for deploying lump-sum payments to the world’s poorest people.
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    The Drums of US-China Cyber War

    Stephen S. Roach worries that irrational Sinophobia has become America's new bipartisan political orthodoxy.
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    Japan as Number Four

    Takatoshi Ito hopes the news that the economy has slipped from third place globally will serve as a wake-up call.
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    The Financial March to War

    Harold James explains how currency wars and speculation could feature in today’s great-power conflicts.
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    A Stablecoin Pilot in China?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng see an opportunity in Hong Kong’s efforts to establish a regulatory regime for issuers of the cryptoasset.
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    The War for the West

    Ivan Krastev interviewed by Sławomir Sierakowski about the conflict in Ukraine and the challenges facing Western democracies in a changing world.

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