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Zia Qureshi

Zia Qureshi

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Zia Qureshi, a former director of development economics at the World Bank, is a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

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  1. Intellectual Property, Not Intellectual Monopoly
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    Intellectual Property, Not Intellectual Monopoly

    Jul 11, 2018 Zia Qureshi advocates for updated patent systems and reinvigorated government research programs to boost innovation.

  2. The Danger in Today’s Good Economic News
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    The Danger in Today’s Good Economic News

    Jan 11, 2018 Kemal Derviş & Zia Qureshi argue that, if left unaddressed, rising inequality will act as a powerful brake on the current expansion.

  3. The Not-So-Dire Future of Work
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    The Not-So-Dire Future of Work

    Oct 19, 2017 Zia Qureshi proposes specific policies to enable workers and economies to benefit from technological change.

  4. Probing the Productivity Paradox
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    Probing the Productivity Paradox

    Sep 14, 2016 Kemal Derviş & Zia Qureshi ask why growth in output per hour worked is slowing, despite continued technological innovation.

  5. Infrastructure for a Sustainable Future
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    Infrastructure for a Sustainable Future

    Feb 24, 2016 Zia Qureshi argues that closing the infrastructure gap and mitigating climate change go hand in hand.

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    If Democracy Isn’t Pro-Worker, It Will Die

    Daron Acemoglu argues that populists are making inroads because industrialized economies aren't delivering what was promised.
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    The Financial Risks of France’s Snap Election

    Brigitte Granville

    Being too big to fail, France has long benefited from procedural gimmicks that allow it to run deficits well above what is allowed under the European Commission's fiscal rules. Since not even a far-right government would jeopardize this privileged status, a political stalemate is what should most worry investors.

    thinks political stalemate is a greater threat to European stability than a far-right government.
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    A Far-Right Resurgence in Europe?

    Many observers breathed a sigh of relief at the results of the European Parliament elections, because the widely predicted far-right surge did not dislodge traditional conservatives. But even if far-right forces do not dominate the next European Parliament, they have gained ground, particularly in France and Germany. Can mainstream politicians and parties reverse this trend?

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    The Big Picture

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    Harnessing AI for the Common Good

    Lenny Mendonca urges policymakers to play a more active role in shaping the future of emerging technologies.
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    Is Private Credit Becoming the Public’s Problem?

    Howard Davies considers whether, and in what manner, regulators should respond to the industry's explosive growth.
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    Organ Donation Can Save Donors’ Lives, Too

    Peter Singer shows why a recipient of a new liver or kidney is not necessarily the only one who benefits.
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    The Global Implications of EU Tariffs on Chinese EVs

    Shang-Jin Wei explains how higher levies will affect domestic consumers, Chinese producers, and other countries.
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    A Shining Example of Successful Multilateralism

    Emmanuel Macron, et al. tout the transformative achievements of a global partnership that has helped halve child mortality.

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