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Curated by Project Syndicate

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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    Abolish the Billionaires?

    Edoardo Campanella

    Even many of the wealthiest Americans would agree that the United States needs to overhaul its tax policies to restore a sense of social justice. But, notes Edoardo Campanella, Future of the World Fellow at IE University's Center for the Governance of Change, such reforms would not be enough to restart the engines of social mobility and promote greater equality of opportunity.

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