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Dominic Barton

Dominic Barton

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Dominic Barton, former global managing director of McKinsey & Company, is the Canadian ambassador to China. 

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  1. Meeting the Populist Challenge
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    Meeting the Populist Challenge

    Jan 18, 2017 Dominic Barton explains what business executives need to do to ensure that capitalism benefits everyone.

  2. Bridging the Infrastructure Gap
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    Bridging the Infrastructure Gap

    Jun 14, 2016 Dominic Barton debunks the conventional wisdom that fiscal constraints are blocking necessary investment.

  3. Catching the Digital Wave
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    Catching the Digital Wave

    Jan 15, 2016 Dominic Barton urges companies to focus in 2016 on digitizing the core components of their business.

  4. The Coming Productivity Revolution
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    The Coming Productivity Revolution

    Jan 22, 2015 Dominic Barton on how to unleash the main engines of global growth over the next half-century.

  5. Age of Disruption
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    Age of Disruption

    Jan 7, 2014 Dominic Barton explains why the global impact of the data revolution will surpass that of the Industrial Revolution.

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    The Gaza War Goes Global

    Joschka Fischer considers the implications of Iran’s unprecedented decision to launch a direct strike on Israeli territory.
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    Gender-Neutral Fintech Isn’t Working for Women

    Emmanuel Nyirinkindi & Jessica Schnabel show that the industry is not fully delivering on its promise to accelerate financial inclusion.
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    The Urgency of Palestinian Statehood

    Gareth Evans explains why formal international recognition is crucial to ending the intolerable status quo.
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    Quality Journalism Is More Important than Ever

    Anya Schiffrin, et al. explain how policymakers can support rigorous, objective reporting, just as they provide other public goods.
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    Is India’s Economy Overhyped?

    Shang-Jin Wei argues that the country’s rapid development, while undeniable, conceals deeper structural problems.
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    Negotiating a Bigger, Better World Bank

    Michael Krake & Wempi Saputra explain how a new framework will nudge countries to invest in projects that deliver global public goods.
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    The Ozone Layer’s Recovery Shows How to Protect the Planet

    Robert Redford & Xiye Bastida highlight the critical role of international cooperation in preserving the planet’s habitability.
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    The Middle East Needs a Ceasefire Now

    Daoud Kuttab explains why the latest escalation could lead to a truce instead of an all-out military showdown.
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    Overcoming the Development-Project Implementation Gap

    Jorge Moreira da Silva highlights ways to strengthen the International Development Association’s already-powerful impact.

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