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Şebnem   Kalemli-Özcan

Şebnem Kalemli-Özcan

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Şebnem Kalemli-Özcan, a former senior policy adviser at the International Monetary Fund, is Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland, College Park. 

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  1. Turkey's Risky Inflation Experiment
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    Turkey's Risky Inflation Experiment

    Jan 4, 2022 Şebnem Kalemli-Özcan argues that the country’s unconventional monetary policy will aggravate the problems it is meant to solve.

  2. Turkey’s Slow-Motion Economic Crisis
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    Turkey’s Slow-Motion Economic Crisis

    Jan 4, 2021 Selva Demiralp & Şebnem Kalemli-Özcan warn that conditions will continue to deteriorate if policymakers fail to emphasize inflation targeting.

  3. Emerging Markets’ Hidden Debt Risk
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    Emerging Markets’ Hidden Debt Risk

    May 20, 2020 Mitali Das, et al. assess the potential pandemic-related financial damage resulting from unhedged foreign-currency borrowing.

  4. Why Turkey is Rebelling
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    Why Turkey is Rebelling

    Jun 4, 2013 Şebnem Kalemli-Özcan

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    Overcoming Political Short-Termism in Latin America

    Eric Parrado envisions independent institutions empowered to devise and implement long-term development-related policies.
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    Iran’s Economy Needs a New Deal with the West

    Djavad Salehi-Isfahani shows that pursuing sanctions relief is the only solution to the country's stagflation.
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    Africa’s Hobbled Hegemons

    Adekeye Adebajo

    In the face of regional turmoil, rising extremism, and heightened geopolitical tensions, Africa urgently needs strong leadership. But its two most significant regional powers, Nigeria and South Africa, are too constrained by domestic challenges to represent Africa’s interests effectively on the world stage.

    examines the causes of political and economic malaise in Nigeria and South Africa.
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    The US Needs a Techno-Industrial Strategy

    Liza Tobin & Addis Goldman outline a three-pronged approach that would entrench American leadership in advanced industries.
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    The Fed Should Not Cut Interest Rates Yet

    Michael R. Strain argues that declaring victory over inflation, while tempting, would be to misread current economic conditions.
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    Preparing for a Future of Extreme Heat Waves

    Renzo R. Guinto urges political leaders to place resilience at the heart of housing, transport, and water policies.
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    Israel Is Enabling Iran’s War of Attrition

    Shlomo Ben-Ami thinks that Binyamin Netanyahu and his messianic allies are hastening the destruction of the Jewish state.
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    Unlocking IMF Reform

    Barry Eichengreen

    Sketching a reform agenda for the International Monetary Fund is easy; implementing reform is hard. It will require, among other things, the US to give up its veto in the institution, and China to assume more responsibility for global stability and the problems of other economies.

    writes that the key is a governance overhaul combined with a renewed focus on the Fund’s core mission.
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    The King of the Americans

    Steve Pincus observes that the US Supreme Court has given the president powers denied to English monarchs since James II.

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