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Hannah Wanjie Ryder

Hannah Wanjie Ryder

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Hannah Wanjie Ryder, a former diplomat, is CEO of Development Reimagined and Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic International Studies Africa Program.

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  1. When Special Drawing Rights Aren’t So Special
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    When Special Drawing Rights Aren’t So Special

    Mar 1, 2021 Hannah Wanjie Ryder & Gyude Moore highlight the limitations of a newly popular mechanism for supporting poorer countries.

  2. The China Factor in Kenya and Zimbabwe
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    The China Factor in Kenya and Zimbabwe

    Nov 24, 2017 Hannah Wanjie Ryder examines how ties between two African states and China have upended conventional political wisdom.

  3. The Imperialist People’s Republic of Africa?
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    The Imperialist People’s Republic of Africa?

    Jul 13, 2017 Hannah Wanjie Ryder warns African countries not to be complacent in their dealings with China.

  4. The End of Poverty in China?
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    The End of Poverty in China?

    Mar 28, 2017 Hannah Wanjie Ryder explains why raising living standards has become more difficult – and far more costly – than ever.

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    The Defining Economic Issue of the US Election

    Stephen S. Roach argues that the high price level, not inflation, is weighing on voters ahead of the presidential election.
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    What Does the EU Election Mean for European Climate Policy?

    Laurence Tubiana explains how green campaigners can strengthen their message to appeal to ordinary voters.
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    The Geopolitical Imperative to Upgrade the Dollar

    Jordan Bleicher & Josh Lipsky explain how emerging technologies are facilitating efforts to challenge the greenback’s global dominance.
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    Let the Giggers Fight Inflation

    Todd G. Buchholz criticizes efforts by US regulators to throttle the proliferation of independent contractors.
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    The Putin-Kim Pact Is an Opportunity for the West

    Ana Palacio

    The Russia-North Korea defense pact leaves no doubt about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s determination to overthrow the existing international order. But the agreement could also strain the Kremlin’s relations with China, potentially disrupting Sino-Russian efforts to undermine Western unity.

    urges policymakers to leverage the rogue partnership to drive a wedge between Russia and China.
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    What Climate-Vulnerable Developing Countries Need Right Now

    Mia Amor Mottley & Wale Edun

    Since the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, geopolitical tensions have dominated the global agenda, hindering collective efforts to address climate change. With the world still warming, urgent measures are needed to make investment in sustainable development feasible and affordable for everyone.

    propose a blueprint to unlock financing and kickstart investment in adaptation and clean energy.
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    Two Cheers for Identity Politics

    James Livingston argues that critics of the contemporary focus on issues of race, gender, and sexuality are ignoring history.
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    What the Next EU Leadership Must Do

    Carl Bildt offers a broad outline of the bloc's biggest challenges following this month's European Parliament election.
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    China Must Not Choose the Next Dalai Lama

    Brahma Chellaney urges the US and India to work together to protect the more than 600-year-old institution.

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