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Kemal Dervis is Vice-President and Director for Global Economy and Development at the Brookings Institution. He has been Minister of Economic Affairs of Turkey and Executive Head of the United Nations Development Programme.

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Here's How a New Social Contract Can Empower the Individual Under Globalization

(2) Comments | Posted June 15, 2015 | 2:17 PM

ISTANBUL -- Nowadays, with the global economy undergoing fundamental transformation, workers worldwide are coming under significant pressure. Particularly in developed economies, social policies must adjust to provide the support that lower income groups need, while encouraging growth and advancing wellbeing.

The pressure has been unrelenting and inescapable. In the United...

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Are the Ghosts of the 20th Century Returning?

(4) Comments | Posted May 12, 2015 | 2:20 PM

BARCELONA - The United Kingdom's recent general election provided a clear example of how the question of national identity is reshaping Europe's political landscape. The Scottish National Party, embodying a left-wing version of identity politics, wiped out Labour in Scotland, allowing the Conservatives to gain an absolute majority in Parliament....

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Good Governance Matters in Whether Societies Go Backward or Forward

(0) Comments | Posted March 17, 2014 | 2:31 PM

From Project Syndicate

It is the nature of governance that determines whether people deploy their talents and energy in pursuit of innovation, production and job creation, or in rent-seeking and lobbying for political protection. The contrast is starkest in emerging countries, but differences also exist among the advanced economies.

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'Revolução da Expectativa' causa nervosismo no Chile, na Turquia e no Brasil

(0) Comments | Posted February 22, 2014 | 7:30 AM

WASHINGTON -- A economia mundial está iniciando 2014 com sinais ainda ambíguos, mas que se tornam mais positivos para o curto prazo.

Houve algumas boas notícias. Em 2013, a economia americana cresceu mais do que as projeções consensuais haviam previsto. A China desacelerou um pouco na metade do ano, mas...

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The 'Expectation Revolution' Is Rattling Chile, Turkey and Brazil

(2) Comments | Posted January 21, 2014 | 3:35 PM

Kemal Dervis is Vice-President and Director for Global Economy and Development at the Brookings Institution. He has been Minister of Economic Affairs of Turkey and Executive Head of the United Nations Development Programme.

WASHINGTON -- The world economy is entering 2014 with signals still mixed, but becoming more positive for...

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