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The Debt Problem Is Enormous: The System for Fixing It Is Broken

The Debt Problem Is Enormous. Experts Say the System for Fixing It Is Broken. Patricia Cohen speaks to IPD's Martín Guzmán for New York Times. Guzmán, amongst other economists, offers alternatives to financial safeguards created when the U.S. was the pre-eminent superpower and climate change wasn’t on the agenda.

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Journal of Globalization and Development Special Issue

Volume 14 Issue 2 - Special Issue: Gendered Effects of Globalization and Development. Guest edited by Bilge Erten and Jessica Leight. Co-edited by Joseph E. Stiglitz and Kevin Gallagher

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Call for Papers: JGD Special Issue on Climate Change

The biggest developmental challenge facing the world today is climate change and global warming. At COP26, more than 130 countries committed to achieve Net Zero between 2050 and 2070. As an outcome, the energy transition away from fossil fuels is inevitable. This special issue will focus on the various developmental aspects related to climate change.

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Time for a Victory Lap?

Article by Joseph E Stiglitz for American Prospect. Those who believed inflation would be transitory were proven right, and those who demanded the sacrifice of mass unemployment proven wrong.

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Meeting report from Roundtable on the IMF Lending Rate Policy

Columbia University’s Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD), Columbia University’s Institute of Global Politics (IGP), Boston University’s Global Development Policy Center, and Suramericana Visión Roundtable on IMF Lending Rate Policy hosted in Marrakech during the IMF/World Bank Meetings at the official conference center.

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Supreme Court Abortion Decision Will Cause More Maternal Deaths and Greater Economic Hardship

Stefania Albanesi

The U.S. already has the highest maternal mortality rate among wealthy nations. Overturning Roe sets the nation back even more.

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In Turbulent Times the IMF Can Safeguard Financial Stability By Fully Embracing Capital Controls

Lara Merling, Luma Ramos

Advice to countries is inconsistent and uneven, a recent report finds.

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The Breast is the World's Shortest Supply Chain. Stop Being Squeamish and Start Working on Better Breastfeeding Policies

Katheryn Russ

To avoid another formula shortage we must talk about breastmilk. The scope of the crisis is in no small part the fault of economists. We have neglected nursing parents in economic policy, and we have turned a blind eye to the political economy of breastmilk.

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When Violence Goes Up the Income Gap Widens. Something Needs to Be Done

Andrea Velásquez

Self-employed women stay home when violence in a community escalates. Self-employed men continue to work. This can have profound effects on household dynamics and women's wellbeing.

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Don't Let Inaction Shape the Economic Recovery. That's What Susan Strange Would Say

Anastasia Nesvetailova

The great British scholar, a founder of the field of international political economy, warned against geopolitical passivity. The world must not let political inertia and resistance by entrenched interests lead to a non-decision to do better.

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