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Josh Frydenberg

Josh Frydenberg

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Josh Frydenberg is Treasurer of Australia and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party.

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  1. There Is No Alternative to Multilateralism
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    There Is No Alternative to Multilateralism

    Sep 20, 2019 Josh Frydenberg, et al. call for renewed international cooperation to prevent trade tensions from overwhelming the rules-based system.

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    Internet Scammers and Political Tricksters

    Chris Patten highlights the link between rampant online fraud and the invulnerability of contemporary demagogues.
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    American Tactics vs. Chinese Strategy

    Stephen S. Roach

    For decades, US policymakers have preferred piecemeal tactical actions, while the Chinese government has consistently taken a more strategic approach. This mismatch is the reason why Huawei, to the shock of sanctions-focused American officials, was able to make a processor breakthrough in its flagship smartphone.

    warns that short-termism will never be enough to offset the long-term benefits of strategic thinking.
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    Will a Visa Scandal Sink Poland’s Populists?

    Sławomir Sierakowski wonders whether the ruling party’s base will hear or care about the most recent example of its hypocrisy.
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    Democracies Are Not “Backsliding”

    Jan-Werner Mueller

    With a democratic recession underway in many countries, one now commonly hears talk of democratic “backsliding” on a global scale. But not only is that term misleading; it also breeds fatalism, diverting our attention from potential paths out of the new authoritarianism.

    thinks the language commonly used to describe the shift toward authoritarianism is hampering solutions.
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    Christine Lagarde’s Gifts to Populists

    Yanis Varoufakis worries that the European Central Bank's blunders have revived the far right's political fortunes.
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    Bridging the Climate-Development Gap

    Dani Rodrik & Ishac Diwan explain how to free up fiscal space for sustainable development in many low- and middle-income countries.
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    Lower Transaction Costs for Greater Innovation

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng highlight the link between access to global markets and investment in research and development.
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    Ashoka Mody on Indian corruption, growth, jobs, and more

    Ashoka Mody explains the roots of the lack of accountability in India, highlights shortcomings in human capital and gender equality, casts doubt on the country’s ability to assume a Chinese-style role in manufacturing, and more.
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    Why India’s Women Are More Vulnerable to Disasters

    Joyita Roy Chowdhury & Prarthna Agarwal Goel call attention to gender inequalities that exacerbate the effects of floods and other natural catastrophes.

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