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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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    The Drums of US-China Cyber War

    Stephen S. Roach worries that irrational Sinophobia has become America's new bipartisan political orthodoxy.
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    Japan as Number Four

    Takatoshi Ito hopes the news that the economy has slipped from third place globally will serve as a wake-up call.
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    The Financial March to War

    Harold James explains how currency wars and speculation could feature in today’s great-power conflicts.
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    A Stablecoin Pilot in China?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng see an opportunity in Hong Kong’s efforts to establish a regulatory regime for issuers of the cryptoasset.
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    The War for the West

    Ivan Krastev interviewed by Sławomir Sierakowski

    Although the events of the last two years amount to a clear strategic failure for Russian President Vladimir Putin, it is equally clear that the West became overly confident after Ukraine's battlefield successes in 2022. Now, a strategic re-calibration may be in order.

    about the conflict in Ukraine and the challenges facing Western democracies in a changing world.
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    An Antidote to the Polarization Poison

    Ngaire Woods suggests how policymakers can foster a sense of solidarity among people of different political creeds.
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    How America’s CHIPS Act Hurts Taiwan

    Chang-Tai Hsieh, et al. worry that US inducements are luring the world’s top semiconductor manufacturer down a dead end.
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    Will the US Economy Drive Global Growth this Year?

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Despite rosy forecasts, the US economy faces powerful headwinds that call into question its ability to serve as the world’s main growth driver. These challenges are compounded by domestic and geopolitical uncertainties that have not been reflected in market valuations and economic assessments.

    explains why economists and investors are far too optimistic about America’s near-term prospects.
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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.

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