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Marion Laboure

Marion Laboure

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Marion Laboure, a lecturer at Harvard University, is a senior economist at Deutsche Bank Research and the author of Democratizing Finance: The Radical Promise of Fintech (Harvard University Press, 2022).

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  1. Marion Laboure on fintech, the crypto crash, stablecoins, and more
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    Marion Laboure on fintech, the crypto crash, stablecoins, and more

    Jun 14, 2022 Marion Laboure puts the plummeting value of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in perspective, considers how financial technologies can boost financial inclusion and reduce inequality, and highlights the vulnerabilities illustrated by the TerraUSD crash.

  2. Greening the Crypto Revolution
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    Greening the Crypto Revolution

    May 6, 2022 Marion Laboure presents the options for decarbonizing a notoriously energy-intensive technology and global industry.

  3. The COVID-19 Cash Out
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    The COVID-19 Cash Out

    Mar 19, 2020 Juergen Braunstein, et al. see the pandemic accelerating a shift toward digital payments – and away from pathogen-carrying banknotes.

  4. The Rise of Silicon China
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    The Rise of Silicon China

    Apr 3, 2018 Marion Laboure, et al. explain how leading Chinese tech firms have quickly gained an edge in the field of artificial intelligence.

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    A Subsidy War Without Winners

    Andrés Velasco calls on policymakers to avoid petty conflicts and work together to encourage green investments.
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    Japan’s New Security Posture Is Abe’s Legacy

    Taniguchi Tomohiko explains how the government’s ambitious defense agenda expands on the late prime minister’s ideas.
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    For the Common Good

    Mariana Mazzucato outlines a new governance model for ensuring a fairer distribution of agency, risk, and reward.
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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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