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  1. burek1_LARS HAGBERGAFP via Getty Images_bitcoin blockchain LARS HAGBERG/AFP via Getty Images

    Is Blockchain Ready for Primetime?

    Josh Burek considers whether the technology has checked all the boxes needed to achieve wider adoption.
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    The Case for Regulating Generative AI Through Common Law

    S. Alex Yang & Angela Huyue Zhang propose a regulatory framework that is both adaptable and tailored to specific contexts.
  3. badre29_Andriy OnufriyenkoGetty Images_AIhuman Andriy Onufriyenko/Getty Images

    How to Democratize AI

    Bertrand Badré & Charles Gorintin propose an approach to the technology designed to ensure that its benefits are available to everyone.
  4. roubinin185_DrAfter123Getty Images_robothuman DrAfter123/Getty Images

    Artificial Intelligence vs. Human Stupidity

    Nouriel Roubini explains what to bear in mind when navigating the debate about new technologies and their potential.
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    Will 2024 Be the Year of Responsible AI?

    Yolanda Botti-Lodovico & Vilas Dhar highlight three encouraging trends that could change the industry and the world for the better.
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    FTX Was Never Really Bankrupt

    Ian Ayres & John Donohue show why prosecutors' claim of $8 billion in customer losses in Sam Bankman-Fried’s trial is misleading.
  7. posner28_George B. Luks_antitrustcartoon George B. Luks

    The AI Octopus

    Eric Posner foresees a concentration of economic and corporate political power that will exceed Gilded Age levels.
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    The AI Revolution in Climate Science

    Giulio Boccaletti shows how neural networks and new data sources are fundamentally changing the way we understand our planet.
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    The Threat of Persuasive AI

    Mark Esposito, et al. warn that society is practically defenseless against those who would use technology to automate manipulation.
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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
  2. frankel157_Michael M. SantiagoGetty Images_economy Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle

    Big Tech firms flagrantly disregard the implicit social contract that enables capitalist economies to thrive. The time has come to curb their market power and establish the institutional mechanisms necessary to prevent the benefits of technological innovation from being monopolized by a privileged few.

    urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
  4. sauvant9_FABRICE COFFRINIAFP via Getty Images_wto FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP via Getty Images

    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.
  5. kuleba1_DIMITAR DILKOFFAFP via Getty Images_ukrainewar Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP via Getty Images

    Europe and the World Need Ukraine to Prevail

    Dmytro Kuleba & Josep Borrell

    Ukrainians, Europeans, and others around the world all have an interest in opposing the kind of war of aggression that Russia launched two years ago. Failing to support Ukraine now would invite a return to the dark past of military aggression, imperialism, and colonialism – and not just in Europe.

    remind everyone of the stakes in Russia's war of aggression, as it enters its third year.
  6. burek1_LARS HAGBERGAFP via Getty Images_bitcoin blockchain LARS HAGBERG/AFP via Getty Images

    Is Blockchain Ready for Primetime?

    Josh Burek considers whether the technology has checked all the boxes needed to achieve wider adoption.
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    Russia Will Honor Navalny Someday

    Carl Bildt reflects on the murdered opposition leader’s success in challenging Vladimir Putin’s regime.
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    Europe Is Home Alone

    Joschka Fischer thinks the threats to European security have become too great for the status quo to bear.
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    Economic Possibilities for Our Overworked Grandchildren

    Kaushik Basu shows how it is possible to redistribute income from the rich to the poor without undermining individual incentives.

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