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Mario Pezzini

Mario Pezzini

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Mario Pezzini is Director of the OECD Development Centre and Special Adviser to the OECD Secretary-General on Development.

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  1. The Digital Transformation Strategy Africa Needs
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    The Digital Transformation Strategy Africa Needs

    Feb 22, 2021 Victor Harison & Mario Pezzini outline four guiding principles that could help the continent's governments nurture large-scale job creation.

  2. A New Development Vision for Latin America
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    A New Development Vision for Latin America

    Jun 16, 2020 Mario Pezzini, et al. call for a profound rethink of national social pacts in order to address rising popular discontent in the region.

  3. Firms Must Drive Africa’s Transformation
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    Firms Must Drive Africa’s Transformation

    Aug 26, 2019 Victor Harison & Mario Pezzini outline a strategy for capitalizing on the opportunities offered by a new continental trade bloc.

  4. Data-Driven Gender Equality
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    Data-Driven Gender Equality

    Jan 23, 2019 Gabriela Ramos & Mario Pezzini tout new analytical tools developed by the OECD to help build more equal, gender-inclusive societies.

  5. Upgrading International Development Cooperation
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    Upgrading International Development Cooperation

    Aug 14, 2018 Alicia Bárcena, et al. see Latin America and the Caribbean as a test bed for new models of international cooperation.

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    Turkey’s Pragmatic Islamist

    Shlomo Ben-Ami expects Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s latest electoral victory to have little impact on Turkish foreign policy.
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    Poland's Electoral Inquisition

    Sławomir Sierakowski decries a new law designed to disqualify opposition candidates from running in this year's general election.
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    Western Industrial Policy and International Law

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    With recent landmark legislation to support decarbonization and innovation, the United States is making up for lost time after its failed 40-year experiment with neoliberalism. But if it is serious about embracing a new paradigm, it will need to do more to help bring the rest of the world along.

    explains how to minimize the political risks of new spending packages in the US and Europe.
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    The IMF’s Turn to Lead on Climate

    Rakesh Mohan, et al. explain how the International Monetary Fund can best support green investment where it is needed the most.
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    If Trump Returns

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

    What would a second Donald Trump presidency mean for US foreign policy and the world? While the man himself is unpredictable, his first term and his behavior since losing re-election in 2020 offer plenty of clues, none of which will be comforting to America's allies.

    considers the implications of the 2024 presidential election for America's foreign policy and global standing.
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    A Western Distraction from Climate Action

    Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi warns that calls for the removal of Sultan Al Jaber as COP28 president-designate are a dangerous diversion.
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    How to Restructure Chinese Supply Chains

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng argue that private markets can be leveraged to support a much-needed economic transformation.
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    The Supply Side of Decarbonization

    Ricardo Hausmann touts strategies that create incentives for developing countries to produce renewables and other green goods.
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    America and China Are on a Collision Course

    Nouriel Roubini juxtaposes recent developments and current trends with diplomatic happy talk about a “thaw” in tensions.

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