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Richard Kozul-Wright

Richard Kozul-Wright

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Richard Kozul-Wright, Director of the Division on Globalization and Development Strategies at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, is the author of Transforming Economies: Making Industrial Policy Work for Growth, Jobs and Development.

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  1. Toward a Global Green New Deal
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    Toward a Global Green New Deal

    Apr 9, 2019 Richard Kozul-Wright & Kevin P. Gallagher argue that tackling climate change and inequality requires forging a new set of shared principles.

  2. The Global Economy’s Fundamental Weakness
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    The Global Economy’s Fundamental Weakness

    Sep 13, 2018 Richard Kozul-Wright highlights rising debt and declining trust in the decade since the collapse of Lehman Brothers.

  3. The Rentiers Are Here
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    The Rentiers Are Here

    Sep 25, 2017 Stephanie Blankenburg & Richard Kozul-Wright see mounting inequality as a byproduct of growing market concentration in non-financial sectors.

  4. Learning from China’s Industrial Strategy
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    Learning from China’s Industrial Strategy

    Apr 28, 2017 Richard Kozul-Wright & Daniel Poon see promise for other developing countries – and for the US – in policymakers' "guidance" approach.

  5. Returning to Investment
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    Returning to Investment

    Oct 6, 2016 Richard Kozul-Wright warns that GDP growth will remain tepid until some key trends in corporate governance are reversed.

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    Why Europe’s Franco-German Engine Is Stalling

    Jean Pisani-Ferry cautions that the two countries' differences are so substantial that a hasty compromise will not suffice.
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    Central Banks Should Slow Down

    Lucrezia Reichlin fears the consequences of excessive interest-rate hikes in the US, the UK, and especially the eurozone.
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    Three Cheers for Hybrid Work

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg thinks the advantages of more flexible labor arrangements outweigh the disadvantages.
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    The German Lamb Is Learning to Howl

    Josef Joffe

    The nation that went to the gates of Moscow in World War II has become as aggressive as a cuddly cat. But with its decision to send Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine, Germany's "culture of reticence," particularly with respect to Russia, may soon be a thing of the past.

    examines the origins and implications of the landmark decision to send battle tanks to Ukraine.
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    Everyone Loses in a Fractured World

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng warn that the global order's deepening East-West and North-South divides make us all poorer and less safe.
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    The Necessity of Morality in Foreign Policy

    Chris Patten

    In the face of geopolitical uncertainty and rising authoritarian threats, liberal democracies must unite to protect human rights. While doing the right thing is a moral imperative, it is also a far more realistic approach to foreign policy than trying to appease tyrants.

    shows why “realism” requires heeding the lessons of history and defending democratic values.
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    A Subsidy War Without Winners

    Andrés Velasco calls on policymakers to avoid petty conflicts and work together to encourage green investments.
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    Japan’s New Security Posture Is Abe’s Legacy

    Taniguchi Tomohiko explains how the government’s ambitious defense agenda expands on the late prime minister’s ideas.
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    For the Common Good

    Mariana Mazzucato outlines a new governance model for ensuring a fairer distribution of agency, risk, and reward.

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