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Olayide Akanni

Olayide Akanni

Writing for PS since 2006
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Olayide Akanni is Program manager and head of the Abuja office of Journalists Against AIDS (JAAIDS) in Nigeria. She is a researcher for Public Health Watch, which promotes informed civil society engagement in policymaking on tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS.

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    Is Trump’s Iran Strategy Working?

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    The Trump administration's unilateral approach to trade and foreign adversaries like Iran is reminiscent of the Reagan administration's strategy against the Soviet Union. Both game theory and the historical record show that aggressive "non-cooperation" can be effective, but only if it is used carefully.

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    Has the World Economy Reached Peak Growth?

    Jim O'Neill

    Whether or not the 2010s were a "lost decade," one thing is clear: many countries fell short of their potential, possibly squandering their last best shot of registering strong GDP growth. In the decade ahead, demographic realities will catch up to China and the West, and the world will need a productivity miracle to offset the effects.

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