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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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    Will Crypto Survive?

    Kenneth Rogoff assesses the strategies regulators could adopt in the aftermath of the FTX debacle.
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    Done With Deglobalization?

    Michael Spence sees reason to hope that the scales may soon tip back from international confrontation to cooperation.
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    The Unbearable Uselessness of Crypto

    Andrés Velasco explains why FTX's collapse should sink a hyped-up lie bobbing on an ocean of libertarian technobabble.
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    Is Germany Sick Again?

    Hans-Werner Sinn pours cold water on the fantasy that European economies can weather gas shortages with minimal pain.
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    America's Silent Progressive Majority

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Now that the American electorate appears to have rejected Republican extremism, many will argue that US President Joe Biden and the Democrats should tack right to capture centrist voters. But this would be a mistake, given where voters' preferences increasingly lie.

    considers what the midterm election results indicate about voters' real priorities.
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    Big Tech Gets Derailed

    Jonathan Levy traces the origins of the sector's recent turmoil to the nineteenth-century rise of the corporation.
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    Will the West Give in to Russia?

    From soaring inflation to a deepening energy crisis, the United States and Europe are facing no shortage of economic challenges, and Russia’s war against Ukraine – and the sanctions imposed in response to it – bears much of the blame. As Russia launches new rounds of missile attacks, we asked PS commentators what the West should be doing for Ukraine – and how likely it is to do it.

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    The Techno-Feudal Method to Musk’s Twitter Madness

    Yanis Varoufakis explains that the issue is neither vanity nor public service, but rather the need to acquire cloud capital.
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    The Case for Mandating Climate-Risk Disclosure

    Timothy Meyer, et al. defend the legal and economic justification for the US Securities and Exchange Commission's proposed new rule.

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