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Rakesh Mohan

Rakesh Mohan

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Rakesh Mohan, a former deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India, is President Emeritus of the Centre for Social and Economic Progress and a member of the Task Force on Climate, Development, and the IMF. 

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  1. The IMF’s Turn to Lead on Climate
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    The IMF’s Turn to Lead on Climate

    May 31, 2023 Rakesh Mohan, et al. explain how the International Monetary Fund can best support green investment where it is needed the most.

  2. The Changing Face of Work in India
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    The Changing Face of Work in India

    Jul 17, 2017 Rakesh Mohan & Anu Madgavkar argue that official data fail to capture the structural shift in the country's labor market.

  3. The Working Women Windfall
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    The Working Women Windfall

    Jun 8, 2016 Rakesh Mohan & Anu Madgavkar map out a path for boosting global GDP by promoting gender equality.

  4. India’s Economic Hotspots
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    India’s Economic Hotspots

    Nov 19, 2014 Anu Madgavkar & Rakesh Mohan advises investors to look beyond India's national GDP data to lesser-known high-growth clusters.

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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.
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    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
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    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
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    Which AI Risks Matter?

    Edoardo Campanella

    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
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    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

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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 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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