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Liu Zhenmin

Liu Zhenmin

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Liu Zhenmin is United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs. 

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  1. Multilateralism’s Crisis Is an Opportunity
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    Multilateralism’s Crisis Is an Opportunity

    Apr 12, 2019 Liu Zhenmin welcomes growing recognition of shared problems, but worries that solutions are still lagging behind.

  2. Time for a Global Financial Makeover
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    Time for a Global Financial Makeover

    Apr 24, 2018 Liu Zhenmin argues that meeting the Sustainable Development Goals requires new incentives for long-term investment.

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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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    Realism About Techno-Optimism

    Gernot Wagner laments that public debate about climate solutions is long on political grandstanding and short on nuance.
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    PS Commentators Respond: Could the “Chinese Century” Belong to India?

    From demographics to trade to GDP growth, China is currently struggling precisely where India seems to be thriving. At a time when the global economy’s center of gravity is shifting to Asia, we asked PS commentators whether India’s rising star will soon outshine China’s.

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    Why Industrial Policy Is Back

    Ricardo Hausmann explains why economic theory has finally begun to catch up with centuries of economic practice.
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    Patriots in Name Only

    Richard K. Sherwin considers the implications of the Republican Party's challenge to the state's power to make and enforce law.
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    Assassinated Are the Peacemakers?

    Nina L. Khrushcheva highlights the grave risks that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky would incur by negotiating with Russia.
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    The Next Globalization

    Mark Leonard explains how the next phase of economic interconnectivity will differ from the last one.

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