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Mon, Feb 22, 2021

GeoEconomics Center research highlighted at DealBook Conference during Secretary Yellen’s interview

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In the News by Josh Lipsky, Ole Moehr, Nitya Biyani

Financial Regulation United States and Canada

Fri, Feb 19, 2021

Lipsky spoke with Matthew Taylor on CNBC about the Biden stimulus plan and the ripple effects on the global economy

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In the News by Josh Lipsky

Economy & Business International Financial Institutions

Fri, Feb 19, 2021

#31: Call For An Immediate G20 Summit on Vaccine Distribution

By: Josh Lipsky What is the kernel of the issue? The Biden Administration has a unique opportunity to revitalize the G20 in its first 100 days. The G20 Leaders’ Summit was created during the 2008 Global Financial Crisis and became the key forum to coordinate the rescue of the global economy. However, in the years […]

100 Ideas for the first 100 days

Josh Lipsky is the director of the Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center. He previously served as a Senior Advisor at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Speechwriter to Christine Lagarde.

Prior to joining the IMF, Josh was an appointee at the State Department, serving as Special Advisor to the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy.

Before joining the State Department, Josh worked in the White House and was tasked with helping plan President Obama’s participation at the G-20 and other global summits. He has also worked on Capitol Hill and at the Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

He is a term-member at the Council on Foreign Relations and an Economic Diplomacy Fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.

In these roles he has advised policymakers on a range of emerging challenges to the global economy, including trade wars, the reform of the Bretton Woods system, and the rise of digital currencies. He has written about the need for countries to prioritize investments in sustainable and inclusive long-term growth.

His analysis and commentary have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Bloomberg News, and CNBC, among others.

Josh is a licensed attorney, accredited to practice in Maryland, D.C., and before the U.S. Supreme Court. He holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law School, a Master’s degree from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a B.A. from Columbia University. Josh, his wife Leah, and their daughter Clara, live in Maryland.