Gallagher Comments on African Climate Summit

On September 6, 2023, Kevin Gallagher, Professor of Global Development and Director of the Global Development Policy Center at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, was featured on France24 to comment on the reforms being discussed at the annual African Climate Summit, which aims to support green development on the African continent for the world’s…

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Gallagher & Kozul-Wright Discuss New Book and Future of Global Economics

In drawing parallels to the original “Bretton Woods moment,” Gallagher argues that the world finds itself “at the 1944 point;” we are in the midst of a proxy war, and due to the increasingly globalized nature of the global economic system the world is reeling from one financial crisis after another. As Gallagher argues, “we already made our mistake in 2008. The time to act is now.” 

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Gallagher and Springer Discuss Trends in Chinese Overseas Development Finance

Professor Gallagher and Cecilia Han Springer talk about new findings from the GDP Center’s “China’s Global Energy Finance Database,” and outline China’s declining energy sector loans and what that means for future development financing and global green energy investments.

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GDP Center Hosts Annual Paul Streeten Distinguished Lecture in Global Development Policy

In his remarks, Dani Rodrik, Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard University, discussed the importance of development strategy as opposed to particular policies and called for a “good jobs” development model.

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Gallagher and Springer Argue for Renewed U.S.-China Collaboration

“Although U.S.-China relations are in a current freeze, the anniversary of Nixon’s visit to China merits reflection on how initiatives like B3W and the BRI could set a new tone for the next 50 years of US-China relations.”

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Gallagher Co-Authors “The Case for a New Bretton Woods

Professor Gallagher and Richard Kozul-Wright’s book outlines a set of principles for a new multilateralism and a blueprint for change across three critical areas of global economic governance: the international financial system, trade and investment, and development finance.

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