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Raphaël Hadas-Lebel

Raphaël Hadas-Lebel

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Raphaël Hadas-Lebel, author of Hundred and One Words about the French Democracy, is a former president of the Conseil d'État (State Council) Social Section and chaired the Conseil d’orientation des retraites (Pensions Advisory Council) from 2006 to 2015.

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  1. The Battle for French Pension Reform
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    The Battle for French Pension Reform

    Feb 4, 2020 Raphaël Hadas-Lebel defends the Macron government's plans for overhauling an outdated, overly complex retirement system.

  2. The Making and Breaking of Constitutions
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    The Making and Breaking of Constitutions

    Oct 4, 2019 Raphaël Hadas-Lebel examines the dynamics of constitutional change in times of political crisis.

  3. Can Fake News Be Outlawed?
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    Can Fake News Be Outlawed?

    Jan 16, 2018 Raphaël Hadas-Lebel examines the merits and risks of French President Emmanuel Macron's proposed media reforms.

  4. France’s Model of Resilience to Terror
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    France’s Model of Resilience to Terror

    Dec 7, 2017 Raphaël Hadas-Lebel reflects on the country's response to the threat of extremist violence in the two years since the Paris attacks.

  5. Transparency’s Diminishing Returns
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    Transparency’s Diminishing Returns

    Sep 13, 2017 Raphaël Hadas-Lebel considers whether French President Emmanuel Macron's new ethics push has gone too far.

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    Banking on the World Bank’s Knowledge

    Wempi Saputra identifies three areas in which the organization’s client countries could use more guidance.
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    The Algorithm and Its Discontents

    Mariana Mazzucato & Ilan Strauss

    Deploying algorithms to maximize user engagement is how Big Tech firms maximize shareholder value, with short-term profits often overriding longer-term business objectives. Now that AI is poised to supercharge the platform economy, new rules and governance structures are urgently needed to safeguard the public.

    propose five principles to ensure that the digital economy serves the public good before short-term profit.
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    Judgment Days for Democracy

    Nicholas Reed Langen suspects that judges will play an increasingly central role in protecting democracy against populist assaults.
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    A Global Cash-Transfer Fund Could End Extreme Poverty

    Cina Lawson & Rory Stewart

    Cash transfers offer a transformative solution to multidimensional poverty, by enhancing dozens of outcomes simultaneously. They have already proven effective, adaptable, and replicable, and now they are becoming more attainable every year with growing mobile coverage and improved digital infrastructure.

    show that the conditions are ripe for deploying lump-sum payments to the world’s poorest people.
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    The Drums of US-China Cyber War

    Stephen S. Roach worries that irrational Sinophobia has become America's new bipartisan political orthodoxy.
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    Japan as Number Four

    Takatoshi Ito hopes the news that the economy has slipped from third place globally will serve as a wake-up call.
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    The Financial March to War

    Harold James explains how currency wars and speculation could feature in today’s great-power conflicts.
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    A Stablecoin Pilot in China?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng see an opportunity in Hong Kong’s efforts to establish a regulatory regime for issuers of the cryptoasset.
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    The War for the West

    Ivan Krastev interviewed by Sławomir Sierakowski about the conflict in Ukraine and the challenges facing Western democracies in a changing world.

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