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Eduardo Levy Yeyati

Eduardo Levy Yeyati

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Eduardo Levy Yeyati, a former chief economist of the Central Bank of Argentina, is Dean of the School of Government at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Faculty Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Policy, and a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

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  1. Latin America’s Triple Policy Challenge
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    Latin America’s Triple Policy Challenge

    Aug 30, 2022 Ilan Goldfajn & Eduardo Levy Yeyati argue that subpar growth, fiscal imbalances, and rising inequality must be addressed simultaneously.

  2. Argentina's Imaginary Miracle
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    Argentina's Imaginary Miracle

    Jan 21, 2022 Andrés Velasco & Eduardo Levy Yeyati think the data do not support bullish assessments of the Fernández administration’s economic record.

  3. Latin America’s Pandemic of Woe
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    Latin America’s Pandemic of Woe

    Jan 14, 2021 Mauricio Cárdenas, et al. fear that a protracted economic crisis could cause the region’s political climate to worsen in 2021.

  4. The COVID Reset Latin America Needs
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    The COVID Reset Latin America Needs

    Nov 9, 2020 Mauricio Cárdenas, et al. identify two structural weaknesses that the pandemic has highlighted – and that policymakers must overcome.

  5. Latin America’s Middle-Class Mirage
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    Latin America’s Middle-Class Mirage

    Sep 25, 2013 Eduardo Levy Yeyati on the illusion of emerging countries' growing middle classes.

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    The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Selma Mahfouz identify the risks and short-term costs associated with the energy transition over the next decade.
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    Killing Twitter

    Antara Haldar explains what Elon Musk fundamentally misunderstands about the platform – and about free speech.
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    The Napoleons of Big Tech

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    Recent events in the technology sector suggest that investors and lenders should be demanding a premium to cover the risk that a star entrepreneur will become an egomaniacal dictator. With each business cycle, it seems, old lessons must be relearned.

    sees in the industry’s harsh reckoning this year lessons that apparently can’t be learned often enough.
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    The Crypto Emperor’s New Clothes

    The collapse of several crypto platforms this year – including the spectacular crash of the second-largest cryptocurrency exchange, FTX – has raised fundamental questions about the credibility of a digital innovation once hailed as the key to democratizing finance. Has crypto finally been exposed as a scam, or will a new, stronger crypto industry emerge from the current turmoil?

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    The Climate Crisis Is Also a Health Crisis

    Seth Berkley & Werner Hoyer explain why global leaders must urgently introduce equitable pandemic-response mechanisms.
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    Rishi Sunak’s Daunting Challenge

    Chris Patten urges the UK prime minister to join the battle for the soul of the Conservative Party after a disastrous year.
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    Russia’s Financial Crisis Must Come Sooner

    Simon Johnson shows why a low price cap for the country’s crude exports would render the Kremlin’s war economy untenable.
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    QE with Chinese Characteristics?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng urge China to use monetary policy to tackle some of the biggest challenges it faces.
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    Why Europe and Latin America Need Each Other

    Josep Borrell urges European Union and Latin American leaders to revive momentum toward a long-overdue trade agreement.

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