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Peter Boone

Peter Boone

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Peter Boone is Chair of Effective Intervention at the London School of Economics’ Center for Economic Performance.

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  1. Time to Relax Global Travel Restrictions
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    Time to Relax Global Travel Restrictions

    Jul 30, 2021 Peter Boone & Simon Johnson argues that it is not people visiting relatives who ensure that all the coronavirus variants will spread.

  2. From Lockdown to Lock-In
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    From Lockdown to Lock-In

    Apr 30, 2020 Simon Johnson & Peter Boone show how countries' varying responses to the pandemic will lead to long-term constraints on human mobility.

  3. The Euro Awaits Its Verdict
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    The Euro Awaits Its Verdict

    May 22, 2012 Peter Boone & Simon Johnson

  4. Europe’s Monetary Cordon Sanitaire
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    Europe’s Monetary Cordon Sanitaire

    Nov 14, 2010 Peter Boone & Simon Johnson

  5. Brady Bonds For the Eurozone
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    Brady Bonds For the Eurozone

    Sep 15, 2010 Peter Boone & Simon Johnson

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    Africa’s Hobbled Hegemons

    Adekeye Adebajo

    In the face of regional turmoil, rising extremism, and heightened geopolitical tensions, Africa urgently needs strong leadership. But its two most significant regional powers, Nigeria and South Africa, are too constrained by domestic challenges to represent Africa’s interests effectively on the world stage.

    examines the causes of political and economic malaise in Nigeria and South Africa.
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    The US Needs a Techno-Industrial Strategy

    Liza Tobin & Addis Goldman outline a three-pronged approach that would entrench American leadership in advanced industries.
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    The Fed Should Not Cut Interest Rates Yet

    Michael R. Strain argues that declaring victory over inflation, while tempting, would be to misread current economic conditions.
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    Preparing for a Future of Extreme Heat Waves

    Renzo R. Guinto urges political leaders to place resilience at the heart of housing, transport, and water policies.
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    Israel Is Enabling Iran’s War of Attrition

    Shlomo Ben-Ami thinks that Binyamin Netanyahu and his messianic allies are hastening the destruction of the Jewish state.
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    Unlocking IMF Reform

    Barry Eichengreen

    Sketching a reform agenda for the International Monetary Fund is easy; implementing reform is hard. It will require, among other things, the US to give up its veto in the institution, and China to assume more responsibility for global stability and the problems of other economies.

    writes that the key is a governance overhaul combined with a renewed focus on the Fund’s core mission.
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    The King of the Americans

    Steve Pincus observes that the US Supreme Court has given the president powers denied to English monarchs since James II.
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    Will Trump Benefit from the Attempt on His Life?

    Shang-Jin Wei draws parallels between the attack on Trump and the incident that swayed the 2004 Taiwanese election.
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    Fighting Climate Change Requires a Different Mindset

    Sonia Guajajara thinks the rest of the world can learn a lot from how indigenous peoples relate to nature.

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