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Landry Signé

Landry Signé

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Landry Signé, Professor and Executive Director at the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Washington, DC, is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, a distinguished fellow at Stanford University, and Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Regional Action Group for Africa.

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  1. A Year of Opportunity for Africa
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    A Year of Opportunity for Africa

    Jan 13, 2023 Landry Signé proposes several steps governments across the continent can take to ensure a sustainable future.

  2. The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential
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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Sep 23, 2022 Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.

  3. The Anatomy of Technology Regulation
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    The Anatomy of Technology Regulation

    Feb 9, 2022 Nicholas Davis, et al. outline the factors contributing to policy divergence across otherwise similar countries.

  4. Digitalizing Africa's Mines
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    Digitalizing Africa's Mines

    Nov 23, 2021 Landry Signé has high hopes for the changes the Fourth Industrial Revolution can bring to Africa’s natural-resource sector.

  5. Africa Must Produce Its Own Vaccines
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    Africa Must Produce Its Own Vaccines

    Sep 1, 2021 Landry Signé touts multilateral efforts to enable the continent to avoid future shortages of key pharmaceutical products.

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    Diplomacy Could Help Revive Democracy in Venezuela

    Roberto Patiño urges the international community to help ensure a free and fair presidential election in July.
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    The Specter of Neo-Fascism Is Haunting Europe

    Slavoj Žižek

    With mainstream parties and politicians already preparing to accommodate the far right following this month's European Parliament election, the axiom of post-World War II European democracy has been quietly abandoned. “No collaboration with fascists" is being replaced by a tacit acceptance of them.

    harbors no illusions about what the outcome of the European Parliament election means.
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    Can Private Hospitals Increase Access to Health Care in Developing Countries?

    Titir Bhattacharya & Tanika Chakraborty show how innovative insurance schemes can help low- and middle-income economies achieve universal coverage.
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    Tracking Ukraine’s Reconstruction Funds

    Wolfgang Fengler & Vladyslav Rashkovan show how digital tools can streamline the process, improve transparency, and provide accountability.
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    Slovakia’s Anti-Democratic Government Is Doubling Down

    Soňa Muzikárová warns that the assassination attempt in May has led the government to double down on illiberal reforms.
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    D-Day and the Threat of Total War

    Robert Skidelsky

    After eight decades of relative peace, the world is once again dividing into hostile economic and geopolitical blocs. The 80th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy offers a valuable opportunity to reflect on the principles we are willing to defend and the sacrifices we are prepared to make.

    thinks understanding the causes and consequences of past global conflicts is crucial to preventing another one.
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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.
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    Europe’s Green Transition Requires More Skilled Workers

    Julie Beaufils urges policymakers to boost the attractiveness of technical vocations by expanding access to apprenticeships.
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    A Monetary and Economic Order Fit for the Twenty-First Century

    Ulrich Volz, et al. identify eight priorities to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable global financial architecture.

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