Mahmoud Mohieldin's Articles

What is the future of the world’s currencies in the present era of armed conflict, high levels of debt, and the increasing technological sophistication of payment systems, asks Mahmoud Mohieldin

Calls to dethrone the dollar as the world’s main international currency are driven by a desire to limit its power in times of peace and prevent its weaponisation in times of war, writes Mahmoud Mohieldin

Mahmoud Mohieldin takes on the complex issues at the intersection of the global economy and the evolving world order

Mahmoud Mohieldin writes on the main messages from Marrakesh on this year’s World Bank and International Monetary Fund annual meetings

Should the informal economy in the developing countries be left to its own devices or should it be integrated into the formal economy to reflect its role in the GDP, increase tax revenues and social security coverage, asks Mahmoud Mohieldin

Will the international meetings taking place at the UN this month shoulder their responsibilities and genuinely meet the needs of the world’s peoples.

The BRICS Summit in Johannesburg last month was a sign of the beginning of the end of the political and economic arrangements put in place at the end of World War II.

The countries of the Global South are on the rise, leading to waves of economic protectionism among the countries of the North, writes Mahmoud Mohieldin

The world’s current arrangements for trade, investment, and finance must give way to new ones which would make localising development a necessity.

More and more countries around the world are adopting new forms of industrial policy, writes Mahmoud Mohieldin

The developing countries must act with all the means at their disposal against protectionist restrictions on international trade and investment, writes Mahmoud Mohieldin

Why is it important to guarantee the independence of the world’s central banks and review their specific mandate, governance, and accountability asks Mahmoud Mohieldin.

Migration will likely increase for demographic, economic, climatic, and geopolitical reasons, and origin, destination, and transit countries should plan for it to optimise its benefits and minimise its costs, writes Mahmoud Mohieldin

Cooperation of developing nations with international financial institutions is only worthwhile if it yields better and faster results.

A recent World Bank report sets out ways in which governments can foster economic growth threatened by the worldwide slowdown over the last decade, writes Mahmoud Mohieldin

News of problems at three major banks in the US and Europe has brought back worried memories of the 2008 global financial crisis.

Should countries specialise or diversify if they want to achieve greater prosperity and economic development.

What is the way out of the polycrisis that is currently gripping the world as humanity reaches an ominous new watershed of only 90 seconds to midnight on the Doomsday Clock?

What word best sums up the experience of the past year, asks Mahmoud Mohieldin

Predictions about the future are always difficult, but certain needs and trends can be discerned.

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