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By Project Syndicate - Jul 17,2019
By Mahmoud Mohieldin and Carolina Sánchez-PáramoNEW YORK — The world has made impressive strides in reducing extreme poverty, but that progress has slowed considerably in recent years.
By Project Syndicate - Jul 14,2019
By Patrick Bolton, Stephen Cecchetti, Jean-Pierre Danthine and Xavier Vives BARCELONA — The global financial crisis that erupted in 2008 transformed the role of central bankers and the scale and scope of their policy toolkit.
By Project Syndicate - Jul 13,2019
By Clair Brown and Simon Sällström BERKELEY — The candidates in the 2020 US presidential race are proposing an array of economic policies frequently described as either free-market or socialist. These labels often confuse the American public.
By Project Syndicate - Jul 13,2019
By Etienne Krug, Zoleka Mandela and Howard Taylor GENEVA — At the World Health Assembly (WHA) in May, we made the case for why governments and United Nations agencies need to spend more on measures to prevent noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), injury and violence aga
By Project Syndicate - Jul 11,2019
By J. Bradford DeLongBERKELEY — Why did the policy response to the Great Recession only partly reflect the lessons learned from the Great Depression?
By Project Syndicate - Jul 11,2019
By Elizabeth DrewWASHINGTON, DC — The unprecedentedly large number of candidates, 25 at last count, for the Democratic nomination to take on US President Donald Trump in 2020 has led to an awkward opening to the contest.
By Project Syndicate - Jul 11,2019
By Alejandro Grisanti, Ricardo Hausmann and José Ignacio HernándezCAMBRIDGE — When he finally leaves the political stage in Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro will leave behind a grim legacy of oppression, suffering and economic devastation.
By Project Syndicate - Jul 11,2019
By Barry EichengreenCAMBRIDGE — The selection of the International Monetary Fund’s managing director, Christine Lagarde, to succeed Mario Draghi as the next president of the European Central Bank (ECB) caught most observers by surprise.
By Project Syndicate - Jul 08,2019
By Ann Aerts and Steve Davis BASEL/SEATTLE — Global leaders at the recent annual gathering of the World Health Assembly in Geneva expressed worry and optimism in almost equal measure.
By Project Syndicate - Jul 08,2019
By Alexander Friedman and Jerry GrinsteinSEATTLE – The contenders for the US Democratic Party’s presidential nomination have held their first debates, and the main questions reverberating in political and media circles seem to be either who will be tough enough to take on Preside

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