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Maxwell Gomera

Maxwell Gomera

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

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Nature vs. Infrastructure
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    Nature vs. Infrastructure

    Dec 28, 2018 Maxwell Gomera argues that it will be cheaper in the long run to rely on the precautionary principle when designing projects.

  5. Killer Farms
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    Killer Farms

    Jul 5, 2018 Maxwell Gomera & Edward Mabaya argue that the biggest threat to wildlife in developing countries does not come from hunting or poaching.

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    Getting to Monetary Integration in Latin America

    Camila Villard Duran explains why the vision of a regional unit of account, advanced by Brazil and Argentina, is achievable.
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    The Age of Verbiage

    Arvind Subramanian blames today’s nonstop inundation of expert opinion for undermining the quality of public discourse.
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    Davos Man Has a People Problem

    Antara Haldar suspects that the socially “disembedded” economic logic of globalization has gone as far as it can go.
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    Eliminate the Debt Ceiling

    Willem H. Buiter thinks the US Constitution and common sense argue for a de facto abolition of the cap.
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    Japan’s Fiscal Dilemma

    Takatoshi Ito explains why the country’s deficit-financed spending spree endangers its national security.
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    Too Soon for Global Optimism

    Kenneth Rogoff

    It is hard to reconcile the jubilant mood of many business leaders with the uncertainty caused by the war in Ukraine. While there are some positive signs of economic recovery, a sudden escalation could severely destabilize the global economy, cause a stock market crash, and accelerate deglobalization.

    warns that the Ukraine war and economic fragmentation are still jeopardizing world growth prospects.
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    Why Europe’s Franco-German Engine Is Stalling

    Jean Pisani-Ferry cautions that the two countries' differences are so substantial that a hasty compromise will not suffice.
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    Central Banks Should Slow Down

    Lucrezia Reichlin fears the consequences of excessive interest-rate hikes in the US, the UK, and especially the eurozone.
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    Three Cheers for Hybrid Work

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg thinks the advantages of more flexible labor arrangements outweigh the disadvantages.

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