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Célestin Monga

Célestin Monga

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CĂ©lestin Monga, former Vice President and Chief Economist of the African Development Group and former Managing Director at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, is Senior Economic Adviser at the World Bank. He is the author, most recently, of The Oxford Handbook of Structural Transformation and the co-author (with Justin Yifu Lin) of Beating the Odds: Jump-Starting Developing Countries.

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    America Boils Over

    Mass protests over racial injustice, the COVID-19 pandemic, and a sharp economic downturn have plunged the United States into its deepest crisis in decades. Will the public embrace radical, systemic reforms, or will the specter of civil disorder provoke a conservative backlash?

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    The Post-COVID State

    Daron Acemoglu

    For democratic countries like the United States, the COVID-19 crisis has opened up four possible political and socioeconomic trajectories. But only one path forward leads to a destination that most people would want to reach.

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