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Real World Economics: Playing monopoly is more than just rolling the dice - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 11:15:00 GMT

Real World Economics: Playing monopoly is more than just rolling the dice  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Defense and aerospace giant Raytheon announced plans last week to merge with rival defense and aerospace giant United Technologies, creating a huge ...

Is the global economy in for a new oil shock? - The Guardian

Published: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 09:41:00 GMT

Is the global economy in for a new oil shock?  The Guardian

An oil price surge prompted by trouble in the Middle East inevitably conjures up memories of late 1973, when a dramatic rise in the cost of crude ended the long ...

It’s a Winner-Take-All World, Whether You Like It or Not - The Atlantic

Published: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:00:00 GMT

It’s a Winner-Take-All World, Whether You Like It or Not  The Atlantic

And a person needs to cultivate particular traits to be successful within it.

What Happened This Week in the World Economy and What It Means - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

What Happened This Week in the World Economy and What It Means  Bloomberg

Go inside the global economy with Stephanie Flanders in her new podcast, Stephanomics. Subscribe via Pocket Cast or iTunes.

Global Interest Rates Peak as Investors Eye Cuts: Economy Week - Bloomberg

Published: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:00:00 GMT

Global Interest Rates Peak as Investors Eye Cuts: Economy Week  Bloomberg

Go inside the global economy with Stephanie Flanders in her new podcast, Stephanomics. Subscribe via Pocket Cast or iTunes. Global interest rates have ...

3 reasons why cities can stem the plastic crisis - World Economic Forum

Published: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 20:15:22 GMT

3 reasons why cities can stem the plastic crisis  World Economic Forum

Cities are driving growing demand for single-use plastics – but they can be a laboratory for new patterns of consumption, too.

Real World Economics: Can the Fed help win a trade war? - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 19 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: Can the Fed help win a trade war?  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Either the Economic Club of Minnesota has extra-sensory perception or is just lucky. Scheduling Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George ...

World's Only Deflation Outpost Gets Stuck in Property Malaise - Bloomberg

Published: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:47:00 GMT

World's Only Deflation Outpost Gets Stuck in Property Malaise  Bloomberg

Sidelined for now in the global economy, deflation is having a second act in the Gulf.

Is it time to end our fixation with GDP and growth? - The Guardian

Published: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 05:00:00 GMT

Is it time to end our fixation with GDP and growth?  The Guardian

It has become central to economic planning, yet some think our priorities should be more sustainable.

Central Banks Are Poised to Act as Economic Warnings Flash - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Central Banks Are Poised to Act as Economic Warnings Flash  Bloomberg

Central banks are resuming their first-responder role as the world economy runs into trouble even if they lack the firepower they once had at their disposal.

Real World Economics: Trump’s plan for health market transparency is good economics - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 02 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: Trump’s plan for health market transparency is good economics  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Donald Trump's campaign promises to abolish the Affordable Care Act and to immediately institute much better and cheaper health plans hasn't resulted in any ...

The risk of a 2020 recession and crisis is growing - The Guardian

Published: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:36:00 GMT

The risk of a 2020 recession and crisis is growing  The Guardian

The China-US trade war could derail the world economy but central banks lack tools to fight any crisis.

The US economic recovery is far from being a world record - The Guardian

Published: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:36:00 GMT

The US economic recovery is far from being a world record  The Guardian

This month marks the tenth full year of the US economic recovery that began in June 2009. Back then, a “trough” in business activity signified the end of the ...

Real World Economics: Weather, bad crops and lasting effects - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 09 Jun 2019 11:34:00 GMT

Real World Economics: Weather, bad crops and lasting effects  St. Paul Pioneer Press

The United States is having a historically adverse planting season for major field crops and Minnesota is at the core of the problem. From Pennsylvania to ...

The Tories are throwing away their reputation for economic prudence - The Economist

Published: Sat, 15 Jun 2019 00:00:00 GMT

The Tories are throwing away their reputation for economic prudence  The Economist

The leading candidates to be prime minister are proposing reckless policies.

Trade War Sets Tone for Global Outlook - Bloomberg

Published: Sat, 18 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trade War Sets Tone for Global Outlook  Bloomberg

The U.S.-China trade war will continue to dominate the world economy's headlines next week as President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping go toe to toe.

Trump tariffs threaten world economy - American Enterprise Institute

Published: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 13:21:00 GMT

Trump tariffs threaten world economy  American Enterprise Institute

View related *content*: Economics, Elections, International Economics. In the run-up to the 2018 mid-term Congressional election, US President Donald Trump ...

Rare earths a matter of national security, rather than economics - South China Morning Post

Published: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:00:16 GMT

Rare earths a matter of national security, rather than economics  South China Morning Post

A ball mill at the Mountain Pass mine in California operated by MP Materials, America's only rare earths producer. The miner ships all of its output to China ...

An economist explains how to value the internet - World Economic Forum

Published: Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

An economist explains how to value the internet  World Economic Forum

Traditional GDP cannot measure the value of digital goods, making it increasingly irrelevant.

Trump's China trade war risks damaging US economy, says OECD - The Guardian

Published: Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trump's China trade war risks damaging US economy, says OECD  The Guardian

Donald Trump has been warned by the west's most influential economics thinktank that further escalation of the US-China trade war would unleash significant ...

Ignore global economic risks at your peril - American Enterprise Institute

Published: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Ignore global economic risks at your peril  American Enterprise Institute

View related *content*: Economics, International Economics. The global economy is always subject to adverse economic and political risks. However, seldom ...

Encouraging gender equality isn't just moral – it's also good economics - World Economic Forum

Published: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Encouraging gender equality isn't just moral – it's also good economics  World Economic Forum

By excluding women from developing human capital, early marriage prevented many economies from being successful, write Joerg Baten and Alexandra de ...

Investors Seeking Clues Get Fresh Global Insight: Economy Week - Bloomberg

Published: Sun, 09 Jun 2019 11:33:00 GMT

Investors Seeking Clues Get Fresh Global Insight: Economy Week  Bloomberg

Investors worried about the wobbliness of the world economy will get a swathe of insights this week that will allow them to better assess the outlook for global ...

Globalization’s Wrong Turn - Foreign Affairs

Published: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 04:00:14 GMT

Globalization’s Wrong Turn  Foreign Affairs

To craft a fair and sustainable global economy, policymakers should look to the flexible principles of Bretton Woods, yet today's hyperglobalization is closer in ...

Bernie Sanders is a refugee from the 1930s - The Washington Post

Published: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 22:03:48 GMT

Bernie Sanders is a refugee from the 1930s  The Washington Post

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a leading candidate for the Democratic nomination for president, is a man from the 1930s. If you didn't believe that before, you ...

Are the ideas of John Maynard Keynes making a comeback? - World Economic Forum

Published: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Are the ideas of John Maynard Keynes making a comeback?  World Economic Forum

John Maynard Keynes, the British economist whose theories dominated the industrial postwar West, argued for government spending as a means to counteract ...

Draghi's Last Retreat, Peaked Rates, India Tariffs: Eco Day - Bloomberg

Published: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 06:30:00 GMT

Draghi's Last Retreat, Peaked Rates, India Tariffs: Eco Day  Bloomberg

Welcome to Monday, Europe. Here's the latest news and analysis from Bloomberg Economics to help get your day and week started:

The market believes the Fed will cut rates by September. Should it? - The Economist

Published: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 00:00:00 GMT

The market believes the Fed will cut rates by September. Should it?  The Economist

The case for and against responding to investors' tantrums.

What's going on in Chernobyl today? - World Economic Forum

Published: Mon, 20 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

What's going on in Chernobyl today?  World Economic Forum

Chernobyl was the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster. But a generation on, life is returning to areas once exposed to lethal amounts of radiation.

Trade war winners, football economics and other top stories of the week - World Economic Forum

Published: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trade war winners, football economics and other top stories of the week  World Economic Forum

Trade war winners. As great powers face off, these countries benefit. ⇒ Explore: International Trade and Investment How to live long and prosper: read more ...

India is escalating a trade fight with America. It's a high risk strategy - CNN

Published: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:27:00 GMT

India is escalating a trade fight with America. It's a high risk strategy  CNN

New Delhi (CNN Business) India's decision to slap new tariffs on American goods over the weekend escalates a trade battle with the United States that may not ...

The question of global leadership: anemocracy or finding new collective authority - East Asia Forum

Published: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 02:00:00 GMT

The question of global leadership: anemocracy or finding new collective authority  East Asia Forum

Author: Editorial Board, ANU. Many now believe that the aggressive strategic competition that has emerged so suddenly between the United States and China is ...

Transatlantic Inflation Worries Keep Central Banks in Spotlight - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 23:01:00 GMT

Transatlantic Inflation Worries Keep Central Banks in Spotlight  Bloomberg

Weekly take on events in the world economy and their impact.

Global rates hit peak as cuts loom, Business News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Published: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:00:00 GMT

Global rates hit peak as cuts loom, Business News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

LONDON • Global interest rates have peaked. That is the conclusion investors are reaching as the US Federal Reserve and its counterparts in Japan and the ...

Trade War With India Starts: How Trump is Winning the Global War in 10 Tweets - MishTalk

Published: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 01:17:00 GMT

Trade War With India Starts: How Trump is Winning the Global War in 10 Tweets  MishTalk

After a year of talks on U.S. barriers to Indian steel and aluminum, India retaliates against Trump.

Former Central Bank Chiefs Inaugurate TAU's Zuckerman Institute for Global Economics - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

Published: Mon, 27 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Former Central Bank Chiefs Inaugurate TAU's Zuckerman Institute for Global Economics  The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

The former leaders of three nations' central banks and a former finance minister gathered last week for the launch event of an Israeli institute which aims to ...

George Soros - Open Society Foundations

Published: Wed, 29 May 2019 20:58:57 GMT

George Soros  Open Society Foundations

George Soros is one of the world's foremost philanthropists. He has given away more than $32 billion of his personal fortune to fund the Open Society ...

Opinion | The growing risk of a global recession and crisis in 2020 - Livemint

Published: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:10:59 GMT

Opinion | The growing risk of a global recession and crisis in 2020  Livemint

Last summer, my colleague Brunello Rosa and I identified ten potential downside risks that could trigger a US and global recession in 2020. Nine of them are ...

Thus, Spoke the Bond Market - Economic and Political Weekly

Published: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:48:50 GMT

Thus, Spoke the Bond Market  Economic and Political Weekly

Would market volatility amidst global trade tensions and uncertainty cause a global recession? Although the world's major central banks had managed to avoid ...

The world economy is slowing down - Daily chart - The Economist

Published: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The world economy is slowing down - Daily chart  The Economist

THE GLOBAL economy has enjoyed a long expansion since the worst days of the financial and economic crisis in 2009. Many worry about another big downturn ...

Starting Gun May Fire on Replacing Draghi: Global Economy Week - Bloomberg

Published: Sat, 25 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Starting Gun May Fire on Replacing Draghi: Global Economy Week  Bloomberg

The hunt for a new president of the European Central Bank will gather pace this week as euro-area leaders congregate in Brussels.

Trade Impasse Has World’s Central Banks Priming Their Engines - BloombergQuint

Published: Sun, 09 Jun 2019 16:07:43 GMT

Trade Impasse Has World’s Central Banks Priming Their Engines  BloombergQuint

As central banks show increasing alarm about the world economy and a willingness to increase stimulus, finance ministers from the Group of 20 nations made ...

World Economy Beset by Trade War Gets Data Insight: Economy Week - Bloomberg

Published: Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

World Economy Beset by Trade War Gets Data Insight: Economy Week  Bloomberg

The trade war between the U.S. and China continues to loom large over the world economy.

Rising oil prices could prevent a world economic rebound - The Economist

Published: Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rising oil prices could prevent a world economic rebound  The Economist

THE SENSE of pessimism that hung over the world economy early this year has begun to lift in recent weeks. Trade flows are picking up in Asia, America's retail ...

World Economic Outlook, April 2019: Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery - International Monetary Fund

Published: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

World Economic Outlook, April 2019: Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery  International Monetary Fund

After strong growth in 2017 and early 2018, global economic activity slowed notably in the second half of last year, reflecting a confluence of factors affecting ...

Investors Brace for a Big Week of Insights Into World Economy - Bloomberg

Published: Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Investors Brace for a Big Week of Insights Into World Economy  Bloomberg

The world economy's ability to rebound from its recent soft patch will be tested anew this week as data is released from Washington to Beijing.

A growing list of companies from FedEx to BMW are warning about the world economy - CNBC

Published: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

A growing list of companies from FedEx to BMW are warning about the world economy  CNBC

Corporate giants doing business abroad are painting a dreary picture of the world's economy. With an ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China, Brexit ...

Is the world economy still slowbalising? - The Economist

Published: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Is the world economy still slowbalising?  The Economist

Properly measured, the “China shock” looks less bad.

March Is Going To Be a Huge Month for the World Economy - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

March Is Going To Be a Huge Month for the World Economy  Bloomberg

March is shaping up as pivotal for the world economy. The coming weeks are set to offer clarity on a U.S.-China trade deal, Britain's fate within the EU and any ...

The gloom hanging over the world economy is confined to manufacturing - The Economist

Published: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The gloom hanging over the world economy is confined to manufacturing  The Economist

*Service* industries have defied the sinking mood.

World Economic Outlook Update, January 2019: A Weakening Global Expansion - International Monetary Fund

Published: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

World Economic Outlook Update, January 2019: A Weakening Global Expansion  International Monetary Fund

The global expansion has weakened. Global growth for 2018 is estimated at 3.7 percent, as in the October 2018 World Economic Outlook (WEO) forecast, ...

Some Better-Than-Expected China Data Can’t Save the World Economy - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Some Better-Than-Expected China Data Can’t Save the World Economy  Bloomberg

Go inside the global economy with Stephanie Flanders in her new podcast, Stephanomics. Subscribe via Pocket Cast or iTunes.

Ho Ho Ho It's magic: Deutsche Bank, Market Cap $14B to Spin Off $50B in assets - MishTalk

Published: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:30:00 GMT

Ho Ho Ho It's magic: Deutsche Bank, Market Cap $14B to Spin Off $50B in assets  MishTalk

Deutsche Bank, with a market cap of under $14 billion looks to spin off $50+ billion in allegedly productive assets.

South Africa's economy in 5 charts - World Economic Forum

Published: Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

South Africa's economy in 5 charts  World Economic Forum

This year marks a quarter of a century since South Africa became a democracy – and its people are voting in the sixth election since its first post-apartheid poll in ...

The world economy looks dependent on booming America - The Economist

Published: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The world economy looks dependent on booming America  The Economist

IT HAS been a nervy few days for financial markets. A sell-off in bond markets, prompted by monetary tightening in America, this week infected global ...

These are the biggest global economic risks in 2019 - World Economic Forum

Published: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

These are the biggest global economic risks in 2019  World Economic Forum

We might see slow, steady global economic growth in 2019 - but the reality is more likely to be nerve-wracking, argues Harvard Economist Kenneth Rogoff.

What Oil at $100 a Barrel Would Mean for the World Economy - Bloomberg

Published: Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

What Oil at $100 a Barrel Would Mean for the World Economy  Bloomberg

Surging crude prices are posing another headwind for the world economy after President Donald Trump's “zero” pledge on Iran oil sales.

A US detente with China and Russia would boost the world economy - CNBC

Published: Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

A US detente with China and Russia would boost the world economy  CNBC

The U.S. would benefit from easing tensions with China and Russia because that would open more space for American businesses to expand their global trade ...

An economist explains what happens if there's another financial crisis - World Economic Forum

Published: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

An economist explains what happens if there's another financial crisis  World Economic Forum

The financial crisis of 2008 may have started in the US banking sector but it went on to unleash the deepest global recession since the Great Depression.

The Sorry State of the World Economy | by Kaushik Basu - Project Syndicate

Published: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

The Sorry State of the World Economy | by Kaushik Basu  Project Syndicate

Data released in January paint a bleak picture of advanced-economy prospects. Even if some emerging economies – which face serious challenges of their own ...

China's Slowdown and the World Economy - Council on Foreign Relations

Published: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

China's Slowdown and the World Economy  Council on Foreign Relations

China, it now seems, has entered into a real slump. There were plenty of leading indicators. I should have given more weight, for example, to the slowdown in ...

Is the World Economy Headed for a Fall? - Fair Observer

Published: Sat, 20 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Is the World Economy Headed for a Fall?  Fair Observer

It's not just the latest IMF forecast causing concern for the world economy. Many straws in the wind point to tougher times ahead.

Economics needs to stop treating people as atomic particles - World Economic Forum

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Economics needs to stop treating people as atomic particles  World Economic Forum

Economics, as taught in universities, does not reflect or speak to many of the issues of the real world, be they political, environmental or social.

As world economy stumbles into 2019, eyes turn to China - Reuters

Published: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

As world economy stumbles into 2019, eyes turn to China  Reuters

Ten years after China helped stave off the threat of a global depression with a huge stimulus plan, investors are looking once again toward Beijing as the world ...

The Global Economy: A Delicate Moment - International Monetary Fund

Published: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Global Economy: A Delicate Moment  International Monetary Fund

By Gita Gopinath · عربي, 中文, Español, Français, 日本語, Português, Русский. A year ago, economic activity was accelerating in almost all regions of the world.

The global economy is looking shaky. Here's what's happening today - Quartz

Published: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The global economy is looking shaky. Here's what's happening today  Quartz

The world's third- and fourth-largest economies are shrinking. The European Union is battling with the UK and Italy over Brexit and a deficit-boosting budget, ...

The global economy is slowing down. What can governments do about it? - The Guardian

Published: Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

The global economy is slowing down. What can governments do about it?  The Guardian

A decade after the crash, many nations are still on emergency monetary policies, even before a new downturn strikes.

The world economy is in a sorry state - Financial News

Published: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

The world economy is in a sorry state  Financial News

January is traditionally a time for assessing the developments of the previous year, in order to anticipate what the new one has in store. Unfortunately, even ...

Why protectionism spells trouble for global economic growth - World Economic Forum

Published: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Why protectionism spells trouble for global economic growth  World Economic Forum

The benefits and pitfalls of protectionist trade policies have long been debated by economists and policy-makers. New research suggests it can cause more ...

Global Recession Not Seen in Davos Even as World Economy Slows - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Global Recession Not Seen in Davos Even as World Economy Slows  Bloomberg

Full coverage at bloomberg.com/davos, on Twitter @business and via our special WhatsApp alerts. The global economy is stumbling but not falling over.

The next recession - The Economist

Published: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The next recession  The Economist

Toxic politics and constrained central banks could make the next downturn hard to escape.

Argentina, Turkey, and the International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook - AEI - American Enterprise Institute

Published: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Argentina, Turkey, and the International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook - AEI  American Enterprise Institute

View related *content*: Economics, International Economics. In its latest World Economic Outlook, the IMF correctly notes that last year's synchronized global ...

An economist explains the pros and cons of globalization - World Economic Forum

Published: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

An economist explains the pros and cons of globalization  World Economic Forum

Every industrial revolution has driven a wave of globalization. The first wave was driven by innovations such as the steam engine and the industrial weaving ...

We must help developing countries escape commodity dependence - World Economic Forum

Published: Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

We must help developing countries escape commodity dependence  World Economic Forum

Largely a developing world phenomenon, commodity dependence often correlates with vulnerability and poverty. How can we help countries escape from this ...

World Economic Outlook, October 2018: Challenges to Steady Growth - International Monetary Fund

Published: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 22:06:58 GMT

World Economic Outlook, October 2018: Challenges to Steady Growth  International Monetary Fund

The steady expansion under way since mid-2016 continues, with global growth for 2018–19 projected to remain at its 2017 level. At the same time, however, the ...

The World Economy Just Can’t Escape Its Low-Growth, Low-Inflation Rut - The New York Times

Published: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

The World Economy Just Can’t Escape Its Low-Growth, Low-Inflation Rut  The New York Times

Just when we thought we were out, global deflationary forces have pulled us back in.

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the World Economy - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the World Economy  The Wall Street Journal

Artificial intelligence has the potential to incrementally add 16 percent or around $13 trillion by 2030 to current global economic output, according to a new report ...

Mexico City is banning single-use plastics - World Economic Forum

Published: Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Mexico City is banning single-use plastics  World Economic Forum

Mexico City is going to war on plastic waste. A decade after its authorities started charging shoppers for carrier bags, it has passed a ban on a number of ...

World Economy Wobbles on Eve of Davos With Politics to Blame - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

World Economy Wobbles on Eve of Davos With Politics to Blame  Bloomberg

High in the Alps, the global elite will be feeling low about the economic outlook. The ski resort of Davos, Switzerland, will again play host next week to the World ...

Real World Economics: Government can pick winners and losers - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 10 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: Government can pick winners and losers  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Two recent proposals from the city of St Paul will have broader impact beyond the city limits. As such, they raise the philosophical question of whether, or how ...

World Economy Rebound Thrown Into Doubt by Escalating Trade War - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

World Economy Rebound Thrown Into Doubt by Escalating Trade War  Bloomberg

The escalating U.S.-China trade war is threatening to upend the global economy's much-anticipated rebound and could even throw its decade-long expansion ...

The World Economic Forum Book Club – 12 months, 12 great books - World Economic Forum

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The World Economic Forum Book Club – 12 months, 12 great books  World Economic Forum

Happy #WorldBookDay. As we celebrate the world's great literary masterworks, here's a look back over the first 12 months of our World Economic Forum Book ...

Real World Economics: Anger at admissions abuses rooted in broader problems - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: Anger at admissions abuses rooted in broader problems  St. Paul Pioneer Press

It is tragically ironic that the suicide of Princeton economist Alan Krueger was announced roughly at the same time as news broke of a cheating and bribery ...

Trade Tense Even Without Manipulator Tag: World Economy This Week - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Trade Tense Even Without Manipulator Tag: World Economy This Week  Bloomberg

Follow the latest global economic news and analyis @economics. The global economy saw another week of trade drama, with the Indonesian president's ...

Real World Economics: Legislature provides teaching moments - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 07 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: Legislature provides teaching moments  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Cynics fret that “No man's life, liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session,” but economics teachers love it. During any session there are myriad ...

A Synchronized Slowdown Is Looming: World Economy This Week - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT

A Synchronized Slowdown Is Looming: World Economy This Week  Bloomberg

Follow the latest global economic news and analyis @economics. The risk of synchronized slowdown in global growth as Europe wobbles, China sputters and ...

What Oil at $50 a Barrel Means for the World Economy - Bloomberg

Published: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

What Oil at $50 a Barrel Means for the World Economy  Bloomberg

Just a couple of months ago, major oil trading houses were predicting the return of $100 crude. Now, with oil prices at half that level, here's a look at what the ...

GDP is no longer an accurate measure of economic progress. Here's why - World Economic Forum

Published: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

GDP is no longer an accurate measure of economic progress. Here's why  World Economic Forum

It is critically important we monitor societal progress and design responsive policies to 21s- century challenges, such as climate change, the marginalization of ...

All the Reasons to Fret About the Global Economy, in Charts - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

All the Reasons to Fret About the Global Economy, in Charts  Bloomberg

The global economy is wobbling in 2019, giving rise to recession fears and forcing the world's central banks to consider renewed policy easing.

The $80 Trillion World Economy in One Chart - Visual Capitalist

Published: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The $80 Trillion World Economy in One Chart  Visual Capitalist

Latest estimates put the world economy at about $80 trillion in nominal GDP. Here is how each individual country stacks up in terms of size.

Real World Economics: For meat and airplanes, regulation ensures efficient markets - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: For meat and airplanes, regulation ensures efficient markets  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Government regulation of economic activity is perennially contentious. Two cases are salient now. One, coming in the wake of two disastrous Boeing 737 Max ...

10 predictions for the global economy in 2019 and other top stories of the week - World Economic Forum

Published: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

10 predictions for the global economy in 2019 and other top stories of the week  World Economic Forum

Also in the round-up: the world's most dynamic cities, the politics of paradise and a new look at China's foreign policy.

World Economy Risks Returning to Sync, This Time to the Downside - Bloomberg

Published: Sat, 03 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT

World Economy Risks Returning to Sync, This Time to the Downside  Bloomberg

The world's major economies that entered 2018 accelerating in sync risk entering 2019 decelerating in sync. The shift is being led by China, where the ...

So far, Donald Trump’s trade war has not derailed the global economy - The Economist

Published: Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

So far, Donald Trump’s trade war has not derailed the global economy  The Economist

A YEAR AFTER the start of trade skirmishes between America and China, America's economy—and the world's—seem to be holding up. Are trade wars, as ...

How to create a more purposeful capitalism - World Economic Forum

Published: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

How to create a more purposeful capitalism  World Economic Forum

For too long, the value of economic activity has been measured purely by its price. We need to recognize that value is created collectively by business, ...

How to survive and thrive in our age of uncertainty - World Economic Forum

Published: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

How to survive and thrive in our age of uncertainty  World Economic Forum

While the world has never been more interdependent, it seems harder than ever to solve the most pressing global problems. Robert Muggah and Ian Goldin ...

Here’s how hard the tariff fight could hit the economy - MarketWatch

Published: Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Here’s how hard the tariff fight could hit the economy  MarketWatch

The U.S. raised tariffs on imports of Chinese goods. Beijing retaliated. And neither side looks ready to compromise . Here's one set of estimates on how an...

New Zealand will have a new 'well-being budget', says Jacinda Ardern - World Economic Forum

Published: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

New Zealand will have a new 'well-being budget', says Jacinda Ardern  World Economic Forum

Targeting GDP growth is not enough, argues New Zealand's Prime Minister. Politics needs to reconnect with the reality of people's lives.

The World Economy Is A Pyramid Scheme, Steven Chu Says - Forbes

Published: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The World Economy Is A Pyramid Scheme, Steven Chu Says  Forbes

The world economy is based on ever-increasing population growth, said Nobel laureate Steven Chu, a scheme that economists don't talk about and that ...

IMF Warns Policymakers to ‘Do No Harm’ as World Economy Wobbles - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

IMF Warns Policymakers to ‘Do No Harm’ as World Economy Wobbles  Bloomberg

The International Monetary Fund warned governments not to rock the boat with trade wars and other disruptions at a time when the global economy is already ...

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