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Political Unrest Worldwide Is Fueled by High Prices and Huge Debt

Like a globe-spanning tornado that touches down with little predictability, deep economic anxieties are leaving a trail of political turmoil and violence across poor and rich countries alike. Read Patricia Cohen and Jack Nicas' piece for the New York Times.

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The International Tax System Is Broken

Last November, 125 countries voted in favor of the resolution to overhaul the global tax system. The leaders of these countries understand that taxing large profitable corporations and billionaires is the most rational way to raise revenue. Joseph Stiglitz's piece for Foreign Affairs on how the UN can fix the broken international tax system if Washington gets out of the way

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16 Nobel economists see a Trump inflation bomb

Spearheaded by Joseph Stiglitz, sixteen Nobel prize-winning economists are jumping into the presidential campaign with a stark warning: Former President Trump's plans would reignite inflation and cause lasting harm to the global economy if he wins in November.

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

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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