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Kent  Buse

Kent Buse

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Kent Buse is Director of the Healthier Societies Program at the George Institute for Global Health and Co-Director of Global Health 50/50.

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  1. Lipstick and COVID-19
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    Lipstick and COVID-19

    Jul 5, 2021 Sarah Hawkes & Kent Buse highlight the powerful influence of gender on unequal health outcomes during the pandemic.

  2. AIDS, NCDs, and the ABCs of Organizing
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    AIDS, NCDs, and the ABCs of Organizing

    Dec 11, 2017 Kent Buse & Laurel Sprague urge those fighting non-communicable diseases to emulate the strategy used by activists to contain HIV.

  3. Criminalizing Consent?
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    Criminalizing Consent?

    Oct 10, 2014 Sarah Hawkes & Kent Buse defend legalizing prostitution, provided that stringent conditions are met.

  4. The World Cup’s Sickening Message
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    The World Cup’s Sickening Message

    Jun 20, 2014 Kent Buse & Sarah Hawkes condemn companies' profit-driven promotion of unhealthy consumption habits.

  5. A Healthier Global Health Agenda
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    A Healthier Global Health Agenda

    Sep 19, 2013 Kent Buse & Sarah Hawkes on how special interests may derail the Sustainable Development Goals.

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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.
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    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
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    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
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    Which AI Risks Matter?

    Edoardo Campanella

    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
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    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.

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