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Covid-19 in the Oval Office

President Trump spent the weekend in the hospital with Covid-19.  Markets remain steady, with positive statements from the President’s doctors and some still hoping for fiscal action. But the jarring news of the President’s diagnosis  — along with that of

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Sideways Shuffle as an Era Ends

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg marks the end of an era for the US Supreme Court. More importantly, it is a moment to pause and reflect on the enormous changes that a single person brought to the lives

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Afsaneh Beschloss

Gender Lens Investing: How Do DFIs Do It?

As evidence mounts regarding the scale of benefits from empowering women as entrepreneurs, managers, workers, and consumers, many development finance institutions (DFIs) are increasing their focus on gender equity in their investment strategies and internal administration. With the first ever Gender

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Intermission?

Just as Covid-19 cases are coming down in the US, financial markets stumbled last week. Adding to uncertainty: those examining economic data for signs of direction could see whatever they were predisposed to expect. A glass half-full, with unemployment below

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