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Biniam Bedasso

Biniam Bedasso

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Biniam Bedasso is a senior research associate at the Center for Global Development.

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  1. woods45_David McNewGetty Images_roe v wade war on women David McNew/Getty Images

    The US Front in the Global War on Women

    Ngaire Woods

    There is evidence from around the world that the liberty of women is under attack, including in proud democracies. Against this backdrop, the US Supreme Court’s elimination of the federal right to abortion is a particularly egregious offense against women.

    notes that the Supreme Court’s elimination of the federal right to abortion accompanies rising gender violence.
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    Wrong on the Dollar – for Now

    Stephen S. Roach

    After a 9% decline in the second half of 2020, the broad dollar index – the real effective exchange rate as calculated by the Bank for International Settlements – has gone the other way, soaring by 12.3% from January 2021 through May 2022. And yet the deterioration of the US current-account balance has continued.

    revisits his prediction in 2020 of a dollar crash and explains why he got it perfectly wrong.

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