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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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    Disrupting the Disruptors

    Roger McNamee considers what new economic conditions mean for an industry whose growth (and misbehavior) defined an era.
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    When Voters Become Fans

    Kaushik Basu thinks deepening polarization has given the lie to a longstanding assumption about electoral politics.
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    Africa’s Responsibility to Protect Biodiversity

    Hailemariam Desalegn urges the continent’s leaders to unite behind a shared conservation agenda, beginning at COP15.
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    Resentment on the Western Front

    Sławomir Sierakowski thinks the Polish public needs a more open and honest conversation about refugees before resentment spirals.
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    Crypto’s Well-Worn Path to Crisis

    Xavier Vives writes that, despite the novelty of the assets, the narrative of FTX’s collapse was established long ago.
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    The Unavoidable Crash

    Nouriel Roubini anticipates a stagflationary debt crisis, owing to a dangerous combination of inflation and over-borrowing.
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    War Over Taiwan?

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. considers whether a deterrence arrangement that has worked for 50 years is still sufficient.
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    The Contested Fed

    James Livingston

    By all accounts, central banks – particularly the Fed, because the dollar is still the world’s dominant currency – already act as investment authorities. But their recent bailouts have exacerbated economic inequality, and have done little or nothing to address climate change.

    reviews three books that, each in its own way, reveal a central truth about the world’s leading central bank.
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    The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Selma Mahfouz identify the risks and short-term costs associated with the energy transition over the next decade.

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