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Carl Manlan

Carl Manlan

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Carl Manlan is Vice President of Inclusive Impact and Sustainability at Visa CEMEA.

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  1. Mobilizing Corporate Assets for Sustainable Development
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    Mobilizing Corporate Assets for Sustainable Development

    Oct 10, 2022 Carl Manlan calls for more private investment in small and medium-size enterprises, especially those run by women.

  2. Africa’s Human-Capital Imperative
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    Africa’s Human-Capital Imperative

    Jun 28, 2021 Carl Manlan reminds policymakers that public health is a prerequisite for economic prosperity and resilience.

  3. An Interview with Carl Manlan
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    An Interview with Carl Manlan

    Jun 15, 2021 Carl Manlan

  4. Kick-Starting FDI in Africa
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    Kick-Starting FDI in Africa

    Dec 15, 2020 Carl Manlan & Efosa Ojomo explain why the continent's massive diaspora is crucial to future investment, innovation, and growth.

  5. An Interview with Carl Manlan
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    An Interview with Carl Manlan

    Oct 20, 2020 Carl Manlan redefines “equitable growth” for the African context, urges the IMF to make greater use of Special Drawing Rights, and explains why going cashless depends on women.

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    What Climate-Vulnerable Developing Countries Need Right Now

    Mia Amor Mottley & Wale Edun propose a blueprint to unlock financing and kickstart investment in adaptation and clean energy.
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    Two Cheers for Identity Politics

    James Livingston argues that critics of the contemporary focus on issues of race, gender, and sexuality are ignoring history.
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    What the Next EU Leadership Must Do

    Carl Bildt offers a broad outline of the bloc's biggest challenges following this month's European Parliament election.
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    China Must Not Choose the Next Dalai Lama

    Brahma Chellaney urges the US and India to work together to protect the more than 600-year-old institution.
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    The New EU Leadership Must Unite on China

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen urges whoever takes over the bloc's foreign-policy portfolio to do more to deter Chinese aggression.
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    The Evolution of Empire

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    The history of Britain's conquest of India and humiliation of China shows that empire is very much still with us today. Though Americans tend to bristle at the idea, their own military, technological, and commercial power is as imperial and pervasive as Britain’s territorial dominance ever was.

    traces the enduring role of imperial power from the eighteenth century to the present.
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    If Democracy Isn’t Pro-Worker, It Will Die

    Daron Acemoglu argues that populists are making inroads because industrialized economies aren't delivering what was promised.
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    The Financial Risks of France’s Snap Election

    Brigitte Granville thinks political stalemate is a greater threat to European stability than a far-right government.
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    A Far-Right Resurgence in Europe?

    Many observers breathed a sigh of relief at the results of the European Parliament elections, because the widely predicted far-right surge did not dislodge traditional conservatives. But even if far-right forces do not dominate the next European Parliament, they have gained ground, particularly in France and Germany. Can mainstream politicians and parties reverse this trend?

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