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Martin Neil Baily

Martin Neil Baily

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Martin Neil Baily is Chair in Economic Policy Development and Senior Fellow and Director of the Business and Public Policy Initiative at the Brookings Institution.

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  1. When Globalization Goes Digital
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    When Globalization Goes Digital

    Jun 24, 2016 Martin Neil Baily & James Manyika argue that a world in which flows of data outstrip flows of goods puts the US at a clear advantage.

  2. Innovation with Chinese Characteristics
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    Innovation with Chinese Characteristics

    Oct 28, 2015 Martin Neil Baily & Jonathan Woetzel expect China to emerge as a global hub of research and development in the next decade.

  3. Reassessing the Internet of Things
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    Reassessing the Internet of Things

    Aug 6, 2015 Martin Neil Baily & James Manyika say that the returns from the new technology could exceed what even the hype suggests.

  4. Emerging Economies’ Demographic Challenge
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    Emerging Economies’ Demographic Challenge

    Feb 26, 2015 Martin Neil Baily & Jaana Remes argue that accelerated productivity gains are key to sustaining catch-up growth.

  5. The Infrastructure Solution
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    The Infrastructure Solution

    Jun 11, 2014 Martin Neil Baily & Robert Palter make the case for a smarter approach to the planning and management of projects.

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    Europe Must Clamp Down on Russian Oil Flows Through Turkey

    Martin Vladimirov urges policymakers to close the sanctions loophole that allows the Kremlin to sell fossil fuels to the EU.
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    Rebooting the Sustainable Development Goals

    John W. McArthur & Zia Khan urge political, business, and civil-society leaders to foster the big ideas needed to meet the 2030 targets.
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    Is Greece’s Six-Day Work Week a Harbinger?

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg points out that the country is facing the same demographic problem as almost all advanced economies.
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    The Euro and Its Imperial Ancestors

    Victoria Gierok

    At 25, the euro has come of age at a time when European politics is tending toward fragmentation and a renewed emphasis on national sovereignty. To determine whether it will last, it helps to consult the history of earlier common-currency projects.

    draws lessons from earlier experiments with common currencies across disparate polities and economies.
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    Overcoming Political Short-Termism in Latin America

    Eric Parrado envisions independent institutions empowered to devise and implement long-term development-related policies.
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    Iran’s Economy Needs a New Deal with the West

    Djavad Salehi-Isfahani shows that pursuing sanctions relief is the only solution to the country's stagflation.
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    Africa’s Hobbled Hegemons

    Adekeye Adebajo

    In the face of regional turmoil, rising extremism, and heightened geopolitical tensions, Africa urgently needs strong leadership. But its two most significant regional powers, Nigeria and South Africa, are too constrained by domestic challenges to represent Africa’s interests effectively on the world stage.

    examines the causes of political and economic malaise in Nigeria and South Africa.
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    The US Needs a Techno-Industrial Strategy

    Liza Tobin & Addis Goldman outline a three-pronged approach that would entrench American leadership in advanced industries.
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    The Fed Should Not Cut Interest Rates Yet

    Michael R. Strain argues that declaring victory over inflation, while tempting, would be to misread current economic conditions.

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