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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
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    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
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    Venezuela’s Republic of Crime

    Feb 15, 2012 Kevin Casas-Zamora

  4. The Mosque and Its Enemies
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    The Mosque and Its Enemies

    Sep 1, 2010 Kevin Casas-Zamora

  5. El Salvador’s Democratic Test
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    El Salvador’s Democratic Test

    Mar 19, 2009 Kevin Casas-Zamora

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    Let the WTO Referee Carbon Border Taxes

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how a revived World Trade Organization can play a central role in combating climate change.
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    Elon Musk’s Not-so-Hidden Agenda

    Jason Stanley thinks the mogul's takeover of Twitter reflects his interest in destroying all democratic information spaces.
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    Saadia Zahidi on government spending, debt distress, the Iran protests, and more

    Saadia Zahidi argues that social-safety nets must be customized and targeted to ensure efficiency, advocates a more responsible approach to deficit reduction and fiscal consolidation, describes the complex recipe for helping countries reap the benefits of greater female labor-force participation, and more.
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    The Birth of a New International Order

    Joschka Fischer sees global great-power relations taking shape around a Sino-American dominated pentarchy.
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    The World Cup Syndrome

    Raj Persaud reflects on the effects that loving the “beautiful game” can have on one’s health and finances.
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    Rebooting the World Bank

    Suma Chakrabarti & Chris Humphrey outline key reforms that could help the institution regain the trust of developing countries.
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    No Easy Exit from Zero-COVID

    S. Alex Yang & Angela Huyue Zhang propose a strategy for loosening China's pandemic restrictions without triggering a nationwide health crisis.
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    Faking It, Making It, Losing It

    Harold James

    The spectacular rise and fall of FTX and its founder Sam Bankman-Fried were driven by effective marketing, trickery, and financial speculation. In that, they bear a striking resemblance to the disastrous eighteenth-century experiment that fueled the Mississippi Company bubble and created the template for all future Ponzi schemes.

    draws parallels between the FTX collapse and economist John Law’s infamous eighteenth-century scheme in France.
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    The Regulators’ Revolt

    Howard Davies traces the rise and fall of the UK government's recent effort to wield the power to rewrite financial rules.

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