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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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    Helping Middle-Income Energy Exporters Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit

    Carlos Lopes explains what it will take for resource-rich economies to diversify and develop new revenue sources.
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    The New European Frontier

    Giulio Boccaletti

    Given this summer's climate-driven disasters, one might think that the European political system would be devising comprehensive adaptation plans. But, despite some steps in the right direction, Europeans are only just waking up to the constitutional implications of a changing physical environment.

    thinks a changing climate will force the European Union finally to embrace its political nature.
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    The Poverty of Anti-Capitalism

    Harold James considers recent arguments against markets, globalization, and growth, finding them to be deeply flawed.
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    How Not to Fight Inflation

    Joseph E. Stiglitz sees little upside and much downside to further monetary-policy tightening by the US Federal Reserve.
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    Who Is Part of the Free World?

    Anne-Marie Slaughter urges US President Joe Biden to abandon a phrase that is better left in the twentieth century.
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    Realism About Techno-Optimism

    Gernot Wagner laments that public debate about climate solutions is long on political grandstanding and short on nuance.
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    PS Commentators Respond: Could the “Chinese Century” Belong to India?

    From demographics to trade to GDP growth, China is currently struggling precisely where India seems to be thriving. At a time when the global economy’s center of gravity is shifting to Asia, we asked PS commentators whether India’s rising star will soon outshine China’s.

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    Why Industrial Policy Is Back

    Ricardo Hausmann explains why economic theory has finally begun to catch up with centuries of economic practice.
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    Patriots in Name Only

    Richard K. Sherwin considers the implications of the Republican Party's challenge to the state's power to make and enforce law.

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