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Vinod Thomas

Vinod Thomas

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Vinod Thomas, a former senior vice president at the World Bank and former director-general at the Asian Development Bank, is a visiting professor at the National University of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.

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    The Virus Strikes Back

    As the COVID-19 pandemic approaches its second anniversary, the emergence of the Omicron variant has prompted many to ask whether there will ever be a light at the end of the tunnel. And, given seemingly entrenched nationalism and vaccine misinformation, will the world cope any better with the next global health crisis?

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    The American Climate Consensus

    Laura Tyson & Lenny Mendonca

    A recent experiment in citizen deliberation shows that Americans from across the political spectrum will tend to align on basic questions about climate change and what to do about it when given the same set of facts. What is needed now is for policymakers to claim this common ground and build on it.

    show that the electorate is more aligned behind green policies than is commonly assumed.

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