Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Regulating the Internet

The only topic uniting right and left in the United States these days is ‘techlash’: everyone seems to agree that the time has come...

Bad News for the World’s Poorest

The global economic mood is souring. At their meeting in Fukuoka, Japan, earlier this month, G20 finance ministers and central bank governors warned that...

Developing countries can achieve universal health coverage

Virtually every country worldwide has committed to achieving universal health coverage (UHC) by 2030, as part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. But...

No excuse for violence against children

At the World Health Assembly in May, we made the case for why governments and United Nations agencies need to spend more on measures...

Getting to Net-Zero Emissions

The leaders of the G20 countries headed to Osaka at the tail-end of June for their annual summit. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres addressed...

How Developing Countries Can Achieve Universal Health Coverage

Virtually every country worldwide has committed to achieving universal health coverage (UHC) by 2030, as part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. But some countries...

The End of ‘Chimerica’

The escalating rivalry between China and the United States is ushering in a bipolar world. While the past few decades have been defined mostly...

How to Save the Internet Inbox

In a scene in the US sitcom Silicon Valley, digital startups compete for funding by presenting their ideas. In each presentation, company founders repeat...

Expansions do not die of old age

The US economy has entered its 11th year of uninterrupted expansion, breaking the previous record for the longest period of growth in American history...

Growing Risk of a 2020 Recession and Crisis

Last summer, my colleague Brunello Rosa and I identified ten potential downside risks that could trigger a US and global recession in 2020. Nine...

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