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Karl P. Sauvant

Karl P. Sauvant

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Karl P. Sauvant is Resident Senior Fellow at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment at Columbia University.

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  1. Putting FDI on the G20 Agenda
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    Putting FDI on the G20 Agenda

    Aug 3, 2018 Karl P. Sauvant & Axel Berger argue for better coordination of international investment policies to avert the equivalent of a trade war.

  2. How Investment Agreements Can Protect Free Media
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    How Investment Agreements Can Protect Free Media

    Jul 11, 2016 Lee C. Bollinger & Karl P. Sauvant see transformative significance in a lawsuit brought by Al Jazeera against the Egyptian government.

  3. Equal Treatment for Outward Investors
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    Equal Treatment for Outward Investors

    Jun 13, 2012 Karl P. Sauvant

  4. China, Inc. Goes Global
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    China, Inc. Goes Global

    Nov 30, 2011 Karl P. Sauvant

  5. Le Défi Chinois
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    Le Défi Chinois

    Dec 2, 2010 Ken Davies & Karl P. Sauvant

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    Debunking Solar Geoengineering

    Lili Fuhr argues that solar geoengineering is no substitute for phasing out fossil fuels.
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    What China’s Zero-COVID Drama Foreshadows

    Nancy Qian thinks the recent protests – and the government's response – point to a broader political challenge.
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    The Double Transformation

    Diane Coyle urges antitrust regulators to update their thinking to accommodate the net-zero transition.
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    Revitalizing the Struggle for Human Rights

    Gareth Evans

    Around the world, indicators of the strength of democracy and the protection of human rights have been falling, even in countries that have long championed such values. But while pessimists have the wind at their back, optimists still have the stronger argument.

    offers eight principles to guide advocates as they try to put progress back on track.
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    The Zero-COVID Revolution?

    After tens of thousands of Chinese took to the streets in cities throughout the country, China’s government has begun to loosen pandemic restrictions. But, while an exit from the controversial zero-COVID policy was long overdue, the path ahead is strewn with pitfalls, and hopes for a sustained wave of Chinese popular resistance are likely misplaced.

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    What US Leadership Can Do for Nature

    Russ Feingold shows how America can contribute to conservation despite its failure to ratify the biodiversity convention.
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    The Global Climate-Finance Challenge

    Vera Songwe, et al. show how to mobilize the funding developing countries will need to avert the worst effects of global warming.
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    All Pain and No Gain from Higher Interest Rates

    Joseph E. Stiglitz explains why the current demand-focused approach to taming inflation is all wrong.
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    Ending the Austerity Pandemic

    Isabel Ortiz & Matthew Cummins warn that governments are returning to the same failed belt-tightening policies of the past.

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