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Articles and analyses from the INET community on the key economic questions of our time.

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The Future of Work: What’s at Stake

Sep 29, 2020

INET explores how technological and economic changes are affecting employment

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Pr Kako Nubukpo: « Le Covid-19 montre que les chaînes de valeur mondiales ne devraient pas être des chaînes de dépendance pour l’Afrique »

Sep 1, 2020

Dans le cadre de cet entretien, Pr Kako Nubukpo, Doyen de la Faculté des Sciences Economiques et de Gestion (FASEG) de l’Université de Lomé au Togo, et ancien Ministre de la Prospective et de l’Evaluation des politiques publiques du Togo, revient sur l’impact économique et social de la crise du COVID-19 au Togo et sur ses répercussions sur les politiques économiques dont les réformes monétaires et fiscales en cours en Afrique de l’Ouest et Centrale.

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Professor Njuguna Ndung’u: COVID-19 is a wake-up call to reform the healthcare system and make it inclusive for all

Jul 24, 2020

In this conversation with Folashadé Soulé and Camilla Toulmin, Pr Njuguna Ndung’u, a Kenyan economist, Director of the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), a pan-African organization devoted to the advancement of economic policy research and training in sub-Saharan Africa, and former Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya (2007-2015) analyses how the pandemic creates more fragility in African economies, but also how reforms could be implemented during this crisis; and the urgent need for investment in strong health institutional capacities

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Who Benefits From New Technologies?

Jun 22, 2020

Do the benefits of new technologies accrue primarily to inventors, early investors, and highly skilled users, or to society more widely as their adoption generates employment growth?

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Enhancing Resilience in African Economies: Policy Responses to the COVID19 Pandemic in Africa

Jun 3, 2020

An introduction to a series of interviews conducted by Dr. Dr. Folashadé Soulé and Dr. Camilla Toulmin in support of INET’s Commission on Global Economic Transformation (CGET)

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COVID-19 Cases and Deaths Surge: The Impact of Wisconsin’s In-person Primary Vote

May 27, 2020

The world is on edge at the prospect of a resurgent wave of infections. Models and speculation are rife, but facts remain scarce, which is why the events in Wisconsin on April 7, and their eventual impact, are so important.