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Israel’s slippery slope

My current visit to Israel has coincided with a period of unprecedented political turmoil. A radical right-wing government’s package of legislation to disempower the judiciary has started to be adopte ...More

EJ Insight2023-08-02

How to scrap fuel subsidies

In his inauguration speech in May, Nigerian President Bola Tinubu announced the end of the country’s decades-old fuel subsidy. This is not the first time that Nigeria has attempted to abandon the poli ...More

EJ Insight2023-08-01

Can the West adjust to the irresistible rise of 'the Rest'?

Will the United States be number three in the new world order? In his forthcoming book, former journalist Hugh Peyman argues that it will: China’s economy has already surpassed that of the US by some ...More

EJ Insight2023-07-31

How should Japan respond to inflation?

In the fall of 2021, monetary economists in the United States were sharply divided between those who believed that high inflation would be short-lived (Team Transitory) and those who insisted it was h ...More

EJ Insight2023-07-28

AI changes everything

The rapid march of artificial intelligence is not only disrupting conventional notions of work. It is also changing the essence of human identity. Whereas previous technological developments altered h ...More

EJ Insight2023-07-27

Food sovereignty increases food security

If you are looking for an argument in West Africa, try asking which country serves the best jollof. While Senegalese can claim to have invented the popular rice-based dish, Nigerians, Ghanaians, and o ...More

EJ Insight2023-07-25

Finding growth in a fractured world

For decades, China set a shining example of how to capitalize on globalization to accelerate domestic economic growth and development. These days, however, the country risks becoming a cautionary tale ...More

EJ Insight2023-07-24

Is the net-zero transition endangering the Asian century?

Asian countries’ ability to thrive in the world economy over the next few decades hinges on their capacity to sustain their competitive advantages through continuous innovation. But to meet their comm ...More

EJ Insight2023-07-19

What the climate fight is really about

Climate change is no longer a future problem. It is here, and the effects are all around. Worse, today’s extreme weather events are just a preview of the pain that awaits humanity in the coming decade ...More

EJ Insight2023-07-19

Is the US economy headed for a soft landing?

A skydiver leaps out of an airplane and discovers that his parachute will not open. On his way down, he encounters a hang glider who asks him how he is doing. The free-falling man shouts back, “Okay, ...More

EJ Insight2023-07-18

The World Bank reflects our ambition

World leaders are all too familiar with the global community’s challenges – loss of progress in our fight against poverty, an existential climate crisis, a fledgling pandemic recovery, and a crippling ...More

EJ Insight2023-07-18

Changing the culture at the World Bank

Ajay Banga, the newly-appointed President of the World Bank, is taking the helm at a pivotal moment. The devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have impeded progress in developing countries and ...More

EJ Insight2023-07-14

Why are Russian oil products still being sold in America?

The United States has done a great deal to help Ukraine fend off Russia’s full-scale invasion and terrorist tactics since February 2022, including through generous financial and military assistance. I ...More

EJ Insight2023-07-10

Winning the fight for women’s land rights

Women have cultivated and nurtured life on our planet for centuries. Yet while the world enjoys the fruits of their labor, they often have no say or control over the land they work. To add insult to i ...More

EJ Insight2023-07-07

The will, but not the way, to increase Japan’s defense budget

Following Japan’s defeat in World War II, the United States took pains to ensure that Japanese militarism could never again pose a threat to the Asia-Pacific or the world. As in Germany, these efforts ...More

EJ Insight2023-07-04

China’s stunted transformation

China’s growth model is undergoing fundamental change. After decades of relying primarily on external demand to drive growth, the government has embraced a “dual circulation” model, driven by both int ...More

EJ Insight2023-07-03

Rethinking climate finance for the developing world

Speaking to the Financial Times at the June 22-23 Summit for a New Global Financing Pact in Paris, Kenyan President William Ruto called for the establishment of a “global green bank” that would assist ...More

EJ Insight2023-06-30

The Greenland Ice Sheet cannot wait

The days in Nuuk, Greenland’s capital, are growing longer. Even after setting, the sun lingers below the horizon, casting a glow over the rocky coastal landscape. On sun-drenched days, when the skies ...More

EJ Insight2023-06-30

A mild global contraction is coming

There are currently four scenarios for the global economic outlook. Three of these entail potentially serious risks with far-reaching implications for markets. The most positive is a “soft landing,” w ...More

EJ Insight2023-06-28

A human-rights approach to the global food crisis

When former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro came to power in January 2019, one of his first acts in office was to abolish the National Food and Nutrition Security Council (CONSEA), a globally laude ...More

EJ Insight2023-06-26

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