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Warwick McKibbin

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Warwick J. McKibbin
Article

Good policy needs good data: why is it locked up?

Crunching official data helps evaluate policies. Potential embarrassment is the wrong reason for governments to keep it under wraps, Warwick McKibbin and Robert Breunig write.
Discussion paper

Global economic and environmental outcomes of the Paris Agreement

This study investigates the environmental and economic implications of the Paris Agreement using G-Cubed, a multi-country, multi-sector model of the global economy. It simulates policies that would achieve the commitments of countries in each of the regions and estimates how much global carbon dioxide emissions...
Report

100 days of Trump: what should Asia do?

Overview Once again, Trump has broken the mould. The 100-day mark is traditionally used to assess a new administration’s progress in advancing its policy agenda. With Trump, that’s impossible. In foreign policy at least, it’s more appropriate to ask whether at the 100-day mark the...
Working paper

A climate diplomacy proposal: carbon pricing consultations

The Doha climate talks in December 2012, wrapped up lines of negotiation that were begun years before in Bali. Negotiators resolved contentious questions about the future of the Kyoto Protocol and finally put the constraints of the Bali agenda behind them. Now they need turn...
Report

Global fiscal adjustment and trade rebalancing

This paper examines the differences between the impacts of fiscal policy in advanced versus emerging economies. The emergence of substantial fiscal deficits and a large build-up of government debt in major advanced economies will inevitably lead to a period of fiscal consolidation in coming years...