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Sebastián Strauss

Sebastián Strauss

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Sebastián Strauss is a senior research analyst and a coordinator for strategic engagements at the Brookings Institution. 

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  1. The Key to Global Climate Success
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    The Key to Global Climate Success

    Jul 15, 2021 Kemal Derviş & Sebastián Strauss call for more long-term financing to accelerate emerging and developing economies’ green transitions.

  2. Can Multilateral Cooperation Coexist with Great-Power Rivalry?
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    Can Multilateral Cooperation Coexist with Great-Power Rivalry?

    Apr 21, 2021 Kemal Derviş & Sebastián Strauss assess prospects for US-China collaboration on economic and climate policy amid rising bilateral tensions.

  3. The Decarbonization Paradox
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    The Decarbonization Paradox

    Feb 17, 2021 Kemal Derviş & Sebastián Strauss explain why achieving a net-zero global economy by 2050 may be both seemingly impossible and inevitable.

  4. How Europe Can Work with Biden
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    How Europe Can Work with Biden

    Nov 12, 2020 Kemal Derviş & Sebastián Strauss argue that closer transatlantic cooperation on key policy issues can strengthen support for multilateralism.

  5. Multilateralism for the Masses
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    Multilateralism for the Masses

    Sep 7, 2020 Kemal Derviş & Sebastián Strauss advance a vision of global cooperation that can counter populist narratives at the UN General Assembly.

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    The Necessity of Morality in Foreign Policy

    Chris Patten 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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    Helping Middle-Income Energy Exporters Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit

    Carlos Lopes explains what it will take for resource-rich economies to diversify and develop new revenue sources.
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    The New European Frontier

    Giulio Boccaletti

    Given this summer's climate-driven disasters, one might think that the European political system would be devising comprehensive adaptation plans. But, despite some steps in the right direction, Europeans are only just waking up to the constitutional implications of a changing physical environment.

    thinks a changing climate will force the European Union finally to embrace its political nature.
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    The Poverty of Anti-Capitalism

    Harold James considers recent arguments against markets, globalization, and growth, finding them to be deeply flawed.
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    How Not to Fight Inflation

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    A careful look at US economic conditions supports the view that inflation was driven mainly by supply-side disruptions and shifts in the pattern of demand. Given this, further interest-rate hikes will have little to no effect – and will cause far-reaching problems of their own.

    sees little upside and much downside to further monetary-policy tightening by the US Federal Reserve.
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    Who Is Part of the Free World?

    Anne-Marie Slaughter urges US President Joe Biden to abandon a phrase that is better left in the twentieth century.

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