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Ma Jun

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Ma Jun is Co-Chair of the G20 Sustainable Finance Working Group.

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  1. A Low-Carbon Belt and Road
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    A Low-Carbon Belt and Road

    Mar 28, 2019 Ma Jun & Simon Zadek propose steps to ensure that the coming wave of infrastructure investment doesn't overwhelm climate goals.

  2. A Climate-Friendly Financial System
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    A Climate-Friendly Financial System

    Dec 13, 2018 Ma Jun & Caio Koch-Weser highlight how banks and others are – and should be – supporting the transition to a low-carbon economy.

  3. The G20 Embraces Green Finance
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    The G20 Embraces Green Finance

    Sep 5, 2016 Ma Jun & Simon Zadek applaud the new focus on aligning financial systems with the needs of a sustainable economy.

  4. Greening China’s Financial System
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    Greening China’s Financial System

    May 11, 2015 Ma Jun & Simon Zadek describe the country’s leading role in promoting finance for sustainable development worldwide.

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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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    Putting Africa on the Path to Prosperity

    Mohamed Ould Ghazouani & Ajay Banga urge the G7 to focus on the continent’s future, and on five priorities in particular, at this week’s summit.
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    Anatomy of a Massacre

    Shlomo Ben-Ami

    The 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus holds useful lessons about what it takes to arrest – and recover from – inter-communal violence. But there is a difference between a pogrom and a genocide, and conflating the two can do more harm than good.

    considers what the 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus can and cannot teach us about preventing genocide.
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    AI: Hope or Hype?

    Whether generative artificial intelligence will do more harm or good to our families, economies, and societies remains an open question. In devising strategies for harnessing the technology, optimism is undoubtedly warranted, but it should not come at the expense of realism.

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    How Denmark Keeps the Far Right at Bay

    Michael Ehrenreich explains how mainstream parties have neutralized the threat of right-wing populists.
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    How Techno-Libertarians Fell in Love with Big Government

    Quinn Slobodian argues Silicon Valley investors are against the state only insofar as it is not enriching them personally.
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    How Chinese Savings Can Support the Global Green Transition

    Daniel Gros urges the EU to welcome cheap low-carbon goods, such as electric vehicles, from China.

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