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Kristalina Georgieva

Kristalina Georgieva

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Kristalina Georgieva is Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund.

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  1. The Economic Power of Gender Equality
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    The Economic Power of Gender Equality

    Mar 7, 2024 Nadia Calviño, et al. show why women's inclusion is a core component of the response to most major global challenges.

  2. Africa Cannot Confront Climate Change Alone
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    Africa Cannot Confront Climate Change Alone

    Dec 17, 2021 Kristalina Georgieva & Félix Tshisekedi explain how the international community can do more to support mitigation and adaptation efforts.

  3. Keeping the Global Focus on Low-Income Countries
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    Keeping the Global Focus on Low-Income Countries

    Nov 25, 2020 Kristalina Georgieva & Sigrid Kaag call for a greater effort to extend debt relief, financing, and other assistance to the world's poorest.

  4. The Right Investments to Address the Human Capital Crisis
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    The Right Investments to Address the Human Capital Crisis

    Jan 22, 2019 Kristalina Georgieva urges world leaders to spend more now on health, education, and skills to meet rising economic aspirations.

  5. The High Price of Gender Inequality
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    The High Price of Gender Inequality

    Jun 11, 2018 Kristalina Georgieva & Marie-Claude Bibeau advocate a comprehensive effort to unleash the full economic potential of women and girls.

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    To Fight Climate Change, Protect Healthy Soil

    Juan Lucas Restrepo & Barron Joseph Orr explain how sustainable farming practices can reverse biodiversity loss and transform our food systems.
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    How to Protect the World from the Next Pandemic

    Winnie Byanyima & Joseph E. Stiglitz envision a global accord that applies the lessons of past health crises and includes binding commitments.
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    Strict Separation Is Not the Answer for Palestine and Israel

    Yanis Varoufakis warns against a two-apartheid-state solution that affirms the dangerous principle of ethnic exclusivity.
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    Preparing Now for the Next Disease X

    Tom Achoki, et al. propose several steps governments can take to establish robust and resilient response mechanisms.
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    To Protect Democracy, Protect Exiled Journalists

    Antonio Zappulla highlights the existential threats facing independent news outlets forced to relocate by repressive regimes.
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    The Economics of Health for All

    Mariana Mazzucato explains why pandemic prevention and preparedness must be embedded in economic policymaking.
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    The Dangerous Incoherence of US Trade Policy

    Stephen S. Roach warns that America’s latest tariffs against China raise the risk of a catastrophic superpower conflict.
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    A New Dawn for US-African Cooperation?

    Vera Songwe identifies three ways that the United States can ultimately help itself by helping the continent.
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    Raghuram G. Rajan and Rohit Lamba on Indian job creation, industrial policy, democracy, and more

    Raghuram G. Rajan & Rohit Lamba argue that India must place the highest priority on creating and owning intellectual property, advocate an alternative to interventionist industrial policies like subsidies, call for the decentralization of Indian governance at every level, and more.

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