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Werner Hoyer

Werner Hoyer

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Werner Hoyer is President of the European Investment Bank.

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  1. Europe Must Get Serious About Critical Minerals
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    Europe Must Get Serious About Critical Minerals

    Sep 14, 2023 Werner Hoyer calls for a comprehensive strategy to de-risk supply chains for strategically important commodities.

  2. What It Will Take to Transform Development Finance
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    What It Will Take to Transform Development Finance

    Jun 21, 2023 Mia Amor Mottley & Werner Hoyer call for new, low-cost lending instruments to invest in building resilience among vulnerable populations.

  3. What Europe’s Economy Needs Now
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    What Europe’s Economy Needs Now

    Feb 27, 2023 Werner Hoyer urges the European Union to respond to America's new industrial policy with the right investments of its own.

  4. The Climate Crisis Is Also a Health Crisis
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    The Climate Crisis Is Also a Health Crisis

    Dec 1, 2022 Seth Berkley & Werner Hoyer explain why global leaders must urgently introduce equitable pandemic-response mechanisms.

  5. Global Health Is the Best Investment We Can Make
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    Global Health Is the Best Investment We Can Make

    Nov 24, 2022 Werner Hoyer & Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stress the need for more spending and greater cooperation to regain progress reversed by the pandemic.

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    Industrial Policy Is a Nostalgic Pipe Dream

    James K. Galbraith

    To address the public’s anger after four decades of neoliberalism, progressive and center-left economists are calling for innovation to create wealth “for the many” and to deal with climate change, while also reducing market concentration and power. Unfortunately, they are mistaken about where the real problem lies.

    thinks a new economic-policy consensus among center-left economists largely misses the point.
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    Tariffs on Chinese Cleantech Jeopardize the Green Transition

    Jeffrey Frankel warns that US and EU efforts to protect domestic industries from low-cost competition could backfire.
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    Ending the Protectionist Scourge Would Benefit All

    Anne O. Krueger emphasizes the urgency of restoring an open multilateral trading system.
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    Todd G. Buchholz on US debt, Chinese trade practices, industrial policy, and more

    Todd G. Buchholz points out that not all the reasons for the US economy’s strong performance are positive, highlights the limits of antitrust enforcement, suggests that China is undermining both its own future growth and the world trading apparatus, and more.
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    Encouraging Work Is the Right Policy Response to AI

    Michael R. Strain explains why the advent of highly capable machines cannot deliver human flourishing.
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    Europe’s Future Now Lies With France

    Joschka Fischer considers what a neo-nationalist French government would mean for Europe and its place in the world.
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    The Defining Economic Issue of the US Election

    Stephen S. Roach argues that the high price level, not inflation, is weighing on voters ahead of the presidential election.
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    What Does the EU Election Mean for European Climate Policy?

    Laurence Tubiana

    Although the far right's latest electoral gains were not driven primarily by an opposition to climate policies, they will have deleterious effects on Europe's green transition over the next five years. The immediate lesson for climate campaigners is that they have a messaging problem.

    explains how green campaigners can strengthen their message to appeal to ordinary voters.
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    The Geopolitical Imperative to Upgrade the Dollar

    Jordan Bleicher & Josh Lipsky explain how emerging technologies are facilitating efforts to challenge the greenback’s global dominance.

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