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Christopher Pissarides

Christopher Pissarides

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Christopher Pissarides, a Nobel laureate economist, is Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics.

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  1. Leveraging Data for the Public Good
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    Leveraging Data for the Public Good

    Oct 19, 2022 Christopher Pissarides, et al. explain why governments and businesses must collaborate on how best to use the universal currency of our era.

  2. Cracking the Job Code
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    Cracking the Job Code

    Aug 22, 2022 Christopher Pissarides & Anu Madgavkar present new research suggesting that many employers should revise their hiring and retention strategies.

  3. Lessons from the Economic-Epidemiological Frontier
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    Lessons from the Economic-Epidemiological Frontier

    Apr 29, 2020 Christopher Pissarides, et al. see two reasons why governments should enforce social distancing rather than aiming for rapid “herd immunity.”

  4. Why Worry About Automation?
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    Why Worry About Automation?

    Dec 2, 2019 Christopher Pissarides raises three questions about the impact of today's digital technologies on the labor market.

  5. Don’t Squander the Techno-Revolution
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    Don’t Squander the Techno-Revolution

    Jul 31, 2019 Christopher Pissarides & Jacques Bughin call for proactive measures both to guide new innovations and manage their effects on labor markets.

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    Let the WTO Referee Carbon Border Taxes

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how a revived World Trade Organization can play a central role in combating climate change.
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    Elon Musk’s Not-so-Hidden Agenda

    Jason Stanley thinks the mogul's takeover of Twitter reflects his interest in destroying all democratic information spaces.
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    Saadia Zahidi on government spending, debt distress, the Iran protests, and more

    Saadia Zahidi argues that social-safety nets must be customized and targeted to ensure efficiency, advocates a more responsible approach to deficit reduction and fiscal consolidation, describes the complex recipe for helping countries reap the benefits of greater female labor-force participation, and more.
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    The Birth of a New International Order

    Joschka Fischer sees global great-power relations taking shape around a Sino-American dominated pentarchy.
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    The World Cup Syndrome

    Raj Persaud reflects on the effects that loving the “beautiful game” can have on one’s health and finances.
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    Rebooting the World Bank

    Suma Chakrabarti & Chris Humphrey outline key reforms that could help the institution regain the trust of developing countries.
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    No Easy Exit from Zero-COVID

    S. Alex Yang & Angela Huyue Zhang propose a strategy for loosening China's pandemic restrictions without triggering a nationwide health crisis.
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    Faking It, Making It, Losing It

    Harold James

    The spectacular rise and fall of FTX and its founder Sam Bankman-Fried were driven by effective marketing, trickery, and financial speculation. In that, they bear a striking resemblance to the disastrous eighteenth-century experiment that fueled the Mississippi Company bubble and created the template for all future Ponzi schemes.

    draws parallels between the FTX collapse and economist John Law’s infamous eighteenth-century scheme in France.
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    The Regulators’ Revolt

    Howard Davies traces the rise and fall of the UK government's recent effort to wield the power to rewrite financial rules.

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