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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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    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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