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Mark Cliffe

Mark Cliffe

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Mark Cliff is Visiting Professor at the London Institute of Banking and Finance.

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  1. The Sting of Climate Risk Is in the Tails
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    The Sting of Climate Risk Is in the Tails

    Sep 22, 2022 Mark Cliffe thinks conventional models have overemphasized the long term at the expense of more immediate threats.

  2. The Case for Green Consumer Taxes
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    The Case for Green Consumer Taxes

    Apr 20, 2021 Mark Cliffe proposes an old idea whose time has come as governments seek a sustainable and inclusive post-pandemic recovery.

  3. A Sustainable Recovery Must Be More Than Green
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    A Sustainable Recovery Must Be More Than Green

    Jun 10, 2020 Mark Cliffe proposes how best to advance climate-mitigation and adaptation policies in the coming months.

  4. There’s More to Life than GDP
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    There’s More to Life than GDP

    Dec 26, 2019 Mark Cliffe points out the many holes in the prevailing approach to measuring welfare, and fears they are growing bigger.

  5. What Economists Still Need to Learn
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    What Economists Still Need to Learn

    Sep 9, 2019 Mark Cliffe says the profession has failed to absorb three crucial sets of lessons from the 2008 global financial crisis.

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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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