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America’s Build Back Better World must invest in hard infrastructure
February 13, 2022
When Will Countries Ever Learn how Well to do Fuel Subsidy Reforms?
January 28, 2022
Consider the situation. Faced with growing fiscal stress, the government of an energy exporting country decides to cut generous subsidies, doubling the fuel price overnight. Protestors are out on the streets, clashing violently with security forces called in to maintain law and order. They vent t...
Health Budget: Time to look forward, learning lessons from the past
January 27, 2022
Economic Sanctions Won't Bring Peace to Ethiopia
January 26, 2022
The exclusion of Ethiopia from the African Growth and Opportunity Act is intended to stop human-rights abuses in Tigray, but there is little evidence that such measures affect the behavior of political elites. Instead, they limit options for low-skilled workers and damage bilateral relationships.
5 Reasons to Be Optimistic About 2022
December 27, 2021
There was a lot of hope at the start of 2021: COVID-19 vaccines had just arrived, an end to the pandemic seemed on the horizon, and a fresh start for the global economy was ahead. By now, it feels like much of January’s optimism was as inflated as today’s prices. But in the spirit of starting the ne...
How to Make COVID-19 Vaccines Available to All
December 27, 2021
At first glance, it may seem as if the world will soon have more than enough COVID-19 vaccines. Manufacturers have produced approximately ten billion individual doses since states began approving inoculations in the middle of 2020.
Saving Afghanistan Despite the Taliban
December 08, 2021
Since the Taliban took power in Afghanistan, the US and its allies have watched and waited to see how the group would govern before deciding whether to recognize their leadership and lift financial sanctions. But as critical programs run out of funding and the threat of mass starvation looms, this a...