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Financing sustainable development

Covid-19 has very been expensive in terms of budgets as well as lives. Rich countries have rightly ramped up their budgetary spending – and budget deficits – to keep their populations afloat and to spur a post-pandemic recovery. They have…

Do the right thing

“Americans can always be counted on to do the right thing”, Winston Churchill supposedly once remarked. “After they’ve tried all the other alternatives.” Whether Churchill ever in fact said this (the evidence is “no”), it is even more…