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Multilaterals on the Move

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The 2008 financial crisis heralded a return to prominence for the World Bank and the IMF. Project Syndicate’s contributors assess these institutions’ performance since then, and examine how they should be reformed to promote development more effectively and help advanced and emerging economies alike to avoid – or at least mitigate – future crises.

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    European Colonialism in Africa Is Alive

    Stelios Michalopoulos & Elias Papaioannou

    A proper reckoning with the past is long overdue for Europe's former colonial powers. But while toppling statues may be justified, it is more important for Europeans to understand how the political, economic, and social legacy of colonialism still operates today.

    trace the ongoing social, economic, and political consequences of the centuries-long exploitation of Africa.
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