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Kevin Casas-Zamora

Kevin Casas-Zamora

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Kevin Casas-Zamora, a former Vice President of Costa Rica, is director of the Inter-American Dialogue’s Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program.

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  1. Central America’s Triangle of Despair
    Children in Honduras.

    Central America’s Triangle of Despair

    Nov 10, 2015 Kevin Casas-Zamora makes the case for international assistance to Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador.

  2. Venezuela’s Questionable Election Observers
    Nicolas Maduro Secretaría de Comunicación/Flickr

    Venezuela’s Questionable Election Observers

    Oct 12, 2015 Kevin Casas-Zamora takes the government to task for not allowing credible monitoring of December's general election.

  3. Venezuela’s Republic of Crime
    92f1930346f86fe80ed64a09_dr3847c.jpg Dean Rohrer

    Venezuela’s Republic of Crime

    Feb 15, 2012 Kevin Casas-Zamora

  4. The Mosque and Its Enemies

    The Mosque and Its Enemies

    Sep 1, 2010 Kevin Casas-Zamora

  5. El Salvador’s Democratic Test
    ms7048.jpg Margaret Scott

    El Salvador’s Democratic Test

    Mar 19, 2009 Kevin Casas-Zamora

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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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    Europe in the Age of Industrial Policy

    Michael Spence

    While China and the US take advantage of scale to pursue large-scale investment in critical sectors, the EU struggles to follow suit, owing to its decentralized fiscal structures and rules limiting government subsidies to industry. A new EU-level investment program is urgently needed.

    advocates a federal investment program, funded by EU sovereign-debt issuance and administered centrally.
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    Fixing Global Governance

    Gordon Brown explains how to make the G20 and the Bretton Woods institutions fit for purpose once again.
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    The EU Needs Fiscal Union

    Lucrezia Reichlin laments the pro-cyclical bent of the European Commission’s proposed reforms to fiscal rules.
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    The Roots of the Global Water Crisis

    Joshua Castellino explains why overhauling the current economic paradigm is crucial for preserving Earth’s natural systems.
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    The Electric Vehicle Revolution Comes for German Industry

    Dalia Marin explains how Europe can reverse engineer China’s approach to industrial policy.

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