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Luis Alberto Moreno

Luis Alberto Moreno

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Luis Alberto Moreno is President of the Inter-American Development Bank, and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Foundation Board. 

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  1. Emerging Economies Should Build Back Greener
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    Emerging Economies Should Build Back Greener

    Jul 27, 2020 Luis Alberto Moreno & Henry M. Paulson, Jr. urge emerging economies to use the post-pandemic recovery to address existing structural problems.

  2. Why Governments Should Invest in Sports
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    Why Governments Should Invest in Sports

    Jun 29, 2018 Luis Alberto Moreno says that the World Cup doesn't scratch the surface of soccer's community-strengthening potential.

  3. A Truly Global Response to Climate Change
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    A Truly Global Response to Climate Change

    Dec 11, 2017 Akinwumi A. Adesina, et al. reaffirm their institutions' commitment to supporting the implementation of the 2015 Paris agreement.

  4. A Belt and Road for the Americas?
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    A Belt and Road for the Americas?

    Nov 23, 2017 Luis Alberto Moreno argues that the US should attempt to re-engage with its southern neighbors – or lose out to China.

  5. A Latin American Spring?
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    A Latin American Spring?

    Mar 3, 2016 Luis Alberto Moreno is hopeful that the region can shake off its legacy of weak institutions.

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    Banking on the World Bank’s Knowledge

    Wempi Saputra identifies three areas in which the organization’s client countries could use more guidance.
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    The Algorithm and Its Discontents

    Mariana Mazzucato & Ilan Strauss

    Deploying algorithms to maximize user engagement is how Big Tech firms maximize shareholder value, with short-term profits often overriding longer-term business objectives. Now that AI is poised to supercharge the platform economy, new rules and governance structures are urgently needed to safeguard the public.

    propose five principles to ensure that the digital economy serves the public good before short-term profit.
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    Judgment Days for Democracy

    Nicholas Reed Langen suspects that judges will play an increasingly central role in protecting democracy against populist assaults.
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    A Global Cash-Transfer Fund Could End Extreme Poverty

    Cina Lawson & Rory Stewart

    Cash transfers offer a transformative solution to multidimensional poverty, by enhancing dozens of outcomes simultaneously. They have already proven effective, adaptable, and replicable, and now they are becoming more attainable every year with growing mobile coverage and improved digital infrastructure.

    show that the conditions are ripe for deploying lump-sum payments to the world’s poorest people.
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    The Drums of US-China Cyber War

    Stephen S. Roach worries that irrational Sinophobia has become America's new bipartisan political orthodoxy.
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    Japan as Number Four

    Takatoshi Ito hopes the news that the economy has slipped from third place globally will serve as a wake-up call.
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    The Financial March to War

    Harold James explains how currency wars and speculation could feature in today’s great-power conflicts.
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    A Stablecoin Pilot in China?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng see an opportunity in Hong Kong’s efforts to establish a regulatory regime for issuers of the cryptoasset.
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    The War for the West

    Ivan Krastev interviewed by Sławomir Sierakowski about the conflict in Ukraine and the challenges facing Western democracies in a changing world.

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