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Juergen Braunstein

Juergen Braunstein

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Juergen Braunstein, a fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, is a member of the G20 task force on social cohesion and the state.

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  1. What Caused the COVID-19 Testing Deficit?
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    What Caused the COVID-19 Testing Deficit?

    Apr 30, 2020 Sachin Silva & Juergen Braunstein propose a global platform to coordinate the development and production of diagnostics for pandemic diseases.

  2. The COVID-19 Cash Out
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    The COVID-19 Cash Out

    Mar 19, 2020 Juergen Braunstein, et al. see the pandemic accelerating a shift toward digital payments – and away from pathogen-carrying banknotes.

  3. The Rise of Silicon China
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    The Rise of Silicon China

    Apr 3, 2018 Marion Laboure, et al. explain how leading Chinese tech firms have quickly gained an edge in the field of artificial intelligence.

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    When Voters Become Fans

    Kaushik Basu thinks deepening polarization has given the lie to a longstanding assumption about electoral politics.
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    Africa’s Responsibility to Protect Biodiversity

    Hailemariam Desalegn urges the continent’s leaders to unite behind a shared conservation agenda, beginning at COP15.
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    Resentment on the Western Front

    Sławomir Sierakowski thinks the Polish public needs a more open and honest conversation about refugees before resentment spirals.
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    Crypto’s Well-Worn Path to Crisis

    Xavier Vives writes that, despite the novelty of the assets, the narrative of FTX’s collapse was established long ago.
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    The Unavoidable Crash

    Nouriel Roubini anticipates a stagflationary debt crisis, owing to a dangerous combination of inflation and over-borrowing.
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    War Over Taiwan?

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. considers whether a deterrence arrangement that has worked for 50 years is still sufficient.
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    The Contested Fed

    James Livingston

    By all accounts, central banks – particularly the Fed, because the dollar is still the world’s dominant currency – already act as investment authorities. But their recent bailouts have exacerbated economic inequality, and have done little or nothing to address climate change.

    reviews three books that, each in its own way, reveal a central truth about the world’s leading central bank.
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    The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Selma Mahfouz identify the risks and short-term costs associated with the energy transition over the next decade.
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    Killing Twitter

    Antara Haldar explains what Elon Musk fundamentally misunderstands about the platform – and about free speech.

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