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Maxwell Gomera

Maxwell Gomera

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Maxwell Gomera, Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Rwanda, is a senior fellow of Aspen New Voices.

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  1. Is AI a Climate Game-Changer?
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    Is AI a Climate Game-Changer?

    Sep 11, 2023 Nicholas Agar, et al. consider what role the technology could play in humanity's response to the climate crisis.

  2. How AI Can Even the Climate Playing Field
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    How AI Can Even the Climate Playing Field

    Jun 8, 2023 Maxwell Gomera shows how artificial intelligence can strengthen low-income countries' hand in global negotiations.

  3. Africa Needs Carbon Markets
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    Africa Needs Carbon Markets

    Jun 16, 2022 Ahunna Eziakonwa & Maxwell Gomera show why establishing a proven climate-finance mechanism is essential to the continent's green transition.

  4. Measuring What Matters
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    Measuring What Matters

    Apr 27, 2021 Maxwell Gomera touts a new index to help governments promote a green and inclusive post-pandemic recovery.

  5. What’s Wrong with Environmental Impact Assessments?
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    What’s Wrong with Environmental Impact Assessments?

    Jun 13, 2019 Maxwell Gomera calls for a clear framework for regulating the technical experts who evaluate infrastructure projects.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle

    Big Tech firms flagrantly disregard the implicit social contract that enables capitalist economies to thrive. The time has come to curb their market power and establish the institutional mechanisms necessary to prevent the benefits of technological innovation from being monopolized by a privileged few.

    urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.
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    Europe and the World Need Ukraine to Prevail

    Dmytro Kuleba & Josep Borrell

    Ukrainians, Europeans, and others around the world all have an interest in opposing the kind of war of aggression that Russia launched two years ago. Failing to support Ukraine now would invite a return to the dark past of military aggression, imperialism, and colonialism – and not just in Europe.

    remind everyone of the stakes in Russia's war of aggression, as it enters its third year.
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    Is Blockchain Ready for Primetime?

    Josh Burek considers whether the technology has checked all the boxes needed to achieve wider adoption.
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    Russia Will Honor Navalny Someday

    Carl Bildt reflects on the murdered opposition leader’s success in challenging Vladimir Putin’s regime.
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    Europe Is Home Alone

    Joschka Fischer thinks the threats to European security have become too great for the status quo to bear.
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    Economic Possibilities for Our Overworked Grandchildren

    Kaushik Basu shows how it is possible to redistribute income from the rich to the poor without undermining individual incentives.

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