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Paola Subacchi

Paola Subacchi

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Paola Subacchi, Professor of International Economics at the University of London’s Queen Mary Global Policy Institute, is the author, most recently, of the report De-Risking the Global Financial System: Forging a “New Consensus.”

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  1. Cry for Milei’s Argentina
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    Cry for Milei’s Argentina

    Nov 29, 2023 Paola Subacchi cautions against the incoming leader’s pledge to establish the greenback as the sole legal tender.

  2. The Italian Economy’s Moment of Truth
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    The Italian Economy’s Moment of Truth

    Jun 14, 2023 Paola Subacchi thinks this year’s growth slowdown will force the government to focus on a narrower set of priorities.

  3. What Role for the G20?
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    What Role for the G20?

    Jun 12, 2023 Mohan Kumar, et al. consider whether the forum is still fit for purpose now that great-power rivalries are ascendant.

  4. The Great Global Crack-Up
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    The Great Global Crack-Up

    Mar 8, 2023 Paola Subacchi examines the risks generated by the geopolitics-fueled backlash against economic globalization.

  5. China’s New Direction
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    China’s New Direction

    Jan 6, 2023 Paola Subacchi considers the implications of a systemically important country turning its back on the system.

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    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
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    Alexei Navalny Did Not Die for Nothing

    Ian Buruma

    The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.

    highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.
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    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
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    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
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    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.
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    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.

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