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Domenico Lombardi

Domenico Lombardi

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Domenico Lombardi, a former executive board member at the IMF and the World Bank, is a strategic advisor and former bank CEO. 

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  1. How to Use the SDR
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    How to Use the SDR

    Apr 28, 2020 Jim O'Neill & Domenico Lombardi show how national financing facilities could leverage a new issue of the IMF's international reserve asset.

  2. Modernizing the IMF
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    Modernizing the IMF

    Jul 8, 2015 Harold James & Domenico Lombardi argue that the renminbi belongs in the basket of currencies that determines the value of the SDR.

  3. China’s G-20 Moment
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    China’s G-20 Moment

    Feb 4, 2015 Yu Yongding & Domenico Lombardi spell out how the country's goals could be advanced by its coming G-20 presidency.

  4. The Global Consequences of Russia’s Isolation
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    The Global Consequences of Russia’s Isolation

    Jan 6, 2015 Harold James & Domenico Lombardi say that the country has little stake in existing global governance mechanisms.

  5. Ukraine’s Debt Dilemma
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    Ukraine’s Debt Dilemma

    Nov 12, 2014 Barry Eichengreen & Domenico Lombardi make the case for re-profiling, rather than restructuring, the country's sovereign bonds.

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    When Women Win, the World Wins

    Indermit Gill & Tea Trumbic share new findings suggesting that some of the progress made toward gender equality has been overestimated.
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    The Case for a European Public-Goods Fund

    Age Bakker, et al. propose a new financing tool to support green and digital investments across the European Union.
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    What Does Trump Mean for the Climate?

    Gernot Wagner doubts that a change of power in the United States would derail the long-term trends that really matter.
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    What’s Behind the US Stock-Market Disconnect?

    Kenneth Rogoff

    Buoyed by the artificial-intelligence boom, the US stock market is breaking records with no apparent end in sight. But given the significant challenges and uncertainties facing the American economy regardless of who occupies the White House in 2025, there is little reason to believe that the current rally can last.

    warns that investors are underestimating the severity of the threat to American democracy.
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    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
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    Alexei Navalny Did Not Die for Nothing

    Ian Buruma

    The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.

    highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.
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    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
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    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
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    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.

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