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Juan Carlos Garzón Vergara

Juan Carlos Garzón Vergara

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Juan Carlos Garzón Vergara, a researcher at the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Center for Latin American Studies at Georgetown University, has worked as a consultant for the United Nations Development Program and the Organization of American States. He is the author of Mafia & Co.: The Criminal Networks in Mexico, Brazil, and Columbia.

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  1. What is Different in the Drug Policy Debate in the Americas?

    What is Different in the Drug Policy Debate in the Americas?

    Jun 9, 2013 Juan Carlos Garzón Vergara

  2. Colombia’s Peace Process: Déjà Vu in a Polarized Country

    Colombia’s Peace Process: Déjà Vu in a Polarized Country

    Feb 2, 2013 Juan Carlos Garzón Vergara

  3. Is Violence Against Women a Priority in Political Agendas?

    Is Violence Against Women a Priority in Political Agendas?

    Jan 7, 2013 Juan Carlos Garzón Vergara

  4. The Crossed Destinies of the Marijuana Legalization Debate

    The Crossed Destinies of the Marijuana Legalization Debate

    Dec 31, 2012 Juan Carlos Garzón Vergara

  5. Latin America’s Adaptive Gangsters
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    Latin America’s Adaptive Gangsters

    Nov 15, 2012 Juan Carlos Garzón Vergara

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    Why Deglobalization Makes US Inflation Worse

    Dambisa Moyo laments that today’s inflationary surge has not elicited a coordinated global response.
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    How to Tax Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits

    Clemens Fuest & Axel Ockenfels

    Given the complexities of modern markets, economies, and legal regimes, new levies on energy companies will always run into implementation problems. To prevent supply shortages and other disastrous unintended consequences, policymakers must proceed with caution and coordinate across borders.

    consider the underappreciated difficulties of implementing new levies without creating unwanted side effects.
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    Is Putin in Peril?

    From alternate-reality annexations to fresh nuclear threats, Russian President Vladimir Putin seems more desperate than ever to project an image of strength after a string of battlefield defeats. As Ukrainian forces advance on Russian-occupied territories and hundreds of thousands of draft-age Russian men flee the Kremlin’s “partial mobilization,” we asked PS commentators to assess his prospects.

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    Liz Truss’s Backward Vision of the Future

    Diane Coyle argues that the new UK government will never cure what ails the British economy by living in the past.
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    The State Is Taking Back Energy

    Nick Butler sees increased government intervention in the sector as necessary but too often suboptimal.
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    The Stabilizing Effect of Inflation

    Daniel Gros explains why, despite the disruptions caused by monetary tightening, a financial crisis is unlikely.
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    Germany’s Emerging War Economy

    Dalia Marin outlines how the country can transform its economy and help Europe achieve strategic autonomy.
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    Japan’s Post-Abe Trust Crisis

    Akira Kawamoto explains how Fumio Kishida’s embattled government can regain public confidence and boost economic growth.
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    Liz Truss vs. the Bank of England

    Shang-Jin Wei explains how UK policymakers can prevent a financial crisis by helping pensioners and homeowners.

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