Global Economy and Development
Founded in 2006, the Global Economy and Development program at Brookings aims to shape the policy debate on how to improve global economic cooperation and fight global poverty and sources of social stress. With a long-term vision of strong, sustainable, and balanced growth for a prosperous world, the program undertakes high-quality research, identifies target audiences and policy opportunities, and shares its findings to inform new policy solutions.
There are some structural negative changes that make some people in particular more vulnerable. And in the end, mental health just reflects that. ... For young people who do not have good higher levels of education, what they're going to do in the future is very unknown.
Combined with climate shocks, conflict in places like Ethiopia, and … supply chain shortages caused by COVID-19, the war in Ukraine is just exacerbating the impacts on food and economic security in the region.
Ultimately it’s about digitizing the ecosystems of the world in a way that allows us to understand [other species’] preferences, which is interspecies communication.