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Kemal Dervis
By Kemal Dervis - Dec 04,2021
WASHINGTON, DC — As we approach the end of 2021, the European Union is debating its choices and priorities in an increasingly dangerous world.
By Kemal Dervis - Oct 15,2021
WASHINGTON, DC – At the beginning of the summer, I noted how the climate-change narrative had changed in recent years, thanks to tremendous technological progress that has made green energy more competitive and often less costly than older carbon-based technologies.
By Kemal Dervis - Sep 12,2021
WASHINGTON, DC — In April, US President Joe Biden gathered 40 world leaders for a virtual summit on tackling the climate crisis.
By Kemal Dervis - Aug 11,2021
WASHINGTON, DC — With less than three months until the United Nations climate change summit (COP26) in Glasgow in November, formal and informal discussions and pre-negotiations are now in full swing.
By Kemal Dervis - Jun 05,2021
WASHINGTON, DC — As the Nobel laureate economists Robert Shiller, Abhijit Banerjee, and Esther Duflo have argued eloquently in recent books, political debate and economic policy are driven much more by simple “narratives” than by complex and nuanced theories or models.
By Kemal Dervis - Jan 20,2021
WASHINGTON, DC  —  The inauguration of US President-elect Joe Biden on January 20 will usher in momentous change for the better for the United States.
By Kemal Dervis - Jan 03,2021
WASHINGTON, DC — With the arrival of effective vaccines likely to bring the catastrophic COVID-19 pandemic under control in much of the world by summer 2021, the fight against climate change will once again be humanity’s great existential challenge.
By Kemal Dervis - Aug 23,2020
WASHINGTON, DC — On September 21, 2020, the United Nations will mark its 75th anniversary with a negotiated declaration to be endorsed at a high-level meeting the same month.
By Kemal Dervis - Jun 10,2020
WASHINGTON, DC — With the COVID-19 catastrophe having laid bare the vulnerabilities inherent in a hyper-connected, just-in-time global economy, a retreat from globalisation increasingly seems inevitable. To some extent, this may be desirable.
By Kemal Dervis - Feb 12,2020
WASHINGTON, DC — A time-honoured but often problematic practice in basic welfare economics is to separate efficiency considerations from distributional concerns.



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