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Real World Economics: Today’s farm crisis was long in coming - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 11:14:00 GMT

Real World Economics: Today’s farm crisis was long in coming  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Increasing numbers of farmers are in financial trouble, according to surveys by Federal Reserve regional banks, including Minneapolis and Kansas City, ...

Real World Economics: The enigma that is our U.S. health care ‘system’ - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 02 Dec 2018 11:53:00 GMT

Real World Economics: The enigma that is our U.S. health care ‘system’  St. Paul Pioneer Press

As an economist and columnist, every time I interact with the U.S. health care system, I get inspiration. Expenditures on health approach a fifth of all economic ...

IMF’s Departing Chief Economist Issues a Rare Warning on U.S. Growth - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Sat, 08 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

IMF’s Departing Chief Economist Issues a Rare Warning on U.S. Growth  The Wall Street Journal

Maurice Obstfeld, the retiring chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is on his way out the door with a warning that global growth is slowing and the ...

Real World Economics: Let’s end the fallacy of trade ‘deficits’ - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 25 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: Let’s end the fallacy of trade ‘deficits’  St. Paul Pioneer Press

As usual, we had much for which to be grateful on Thanksgiving, but the political leadership of the country does not fall into this rubric. We have an executive ...

Real World Economics: History has deep lessons that we fail to remember - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 18 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: History has deep lessons that we fail to remember  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Last week marked 100 years since the guns of World War I fell silent. In the United States, which played a much smaller military role in the war than we think we ...

Doves Take Flight at Central Banks: World Economy This Week - BloombergQuint

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 13:52:30 GMT

Doves Take Flight at Central Banks: World Economy This Week  BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg) -- It was a weird week for the trade war, and chasing the post-G-20 jockeying kept markets busy while monetary policy doves quietly got the best of ...

The Biggest Political Risks to the World Economy in 2019 - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 07:04:00 GMT

The Biggest Political Risks to the World Economy in 2019  Bloomberg

Governments behaving badly — with populists and authoritarians flouting the rules and international relations fraying — pose some of the biggest risks to the ...

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 ...

The economics of Thanksgiving - World Economic Forum

Published: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The economics of Thanksgiving  World Economic Forum

From New York's Macy's Day Parade, to huge dinners with all the trimmings and early Black Friday sales, the modern version of the Thanksgiving holiday in the ...

WV Legislators' Forum highlights innovation economy | News - WV News

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 18:00:00 GMT

WV Legislators' Forum highlights innovation economy | News  WV News

MORGANTOWN — Among the many topics discussed at the third annual West Virginia Legislators' Forum was how the state's two largest universities are ...

How much for a can of beans? Red Dead Online's virtual world grapples with real economic problems - USA TODAY

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:15:00 GMT

How much for a can of beans? Red Dead Online's virtual world grapples with real economic problems  USA TODAY

Players of critically lauded 'Red Dead Redemption 2's online offshoot are upset about the game's economy. It's not the first to raise gamers' ire.

Economics, politics, and policies - manilastandard.net

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 16:01:12 GMT

Economics, politics, and policies  manilastandard.net

Public policy is a complex subject that was underlined in the 2018 Pilipinas Conference organized by independent think tank Stratbase ADR Institute (ADRi) ...

Global Growth Cools, Leaving Scars of ’08 Unhealed - The New York Times

Published: Sat, 01 Dec 2018 17:56:19 GMT

Global Growth Cools, Leaving Scars of ’08 Unhealed  The New York Times

Less than a year ago, every major economy was expanding at once. Now, the slowdown holds the potential to intensify the sense of grievance roiling many ...

A Strong U.S. Economy Should Boost Global Growth in 2019 - Bloomberg

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

A Strong U.S. Economy Should Boost Global Growth in 2019  Bloomberg

Judging by recent headlines, the global economy is on a wild roller coaster that's going mostly downhill. There are Brexit, trade wars, Italy's fight with the ...

Why Studying Economics is Vital in Today's World - Masterstudies News

Published: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 05:00:00 GMT

Why Studying Economics is Vital in Today's World  Masterstudies News

If you watch the news at all, you probably hear the word 'economy' tossed around a lot. But if you're like many people, you may not understand what economics ...

Kate Raworth: How Can We Create A Thriving Economy For Ourselves And The Planet? - NPR

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:28:00 GMT

Kate Raworth: How Can We Create A Thriving Economy For Ourselves And The Planet?  NPR

We're often told that economic growth is good, but Kate Raworth says our addiction to growth is destroying the planet. To thrive in the 21st century, she says we ...

Huawei Factor, China Easing Scope, Japan Taper Quickens: Eco Day - Bloomberg

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 23:11:00 GMT

Huawei Factor, China Easing Scope, Japan Taper Quickens: Eco Day  Bloomberg

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

Letter to the Editor: Climate change all about economics - Fairfield Daily Republic

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 13:58:42 GMT

Letter to the Editor: Climate change all about economics  Fairfield Daily Republic

I watched Gov. Jerry Brown and our president assess the Paradise wildfire damage. Brown conceded forest management is a necessary element to limiting the ...

The Scariest Economic Chart In The World Right Now May Come From China - Forbes

Published: Sun, 25 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The Scariest Economic Chart In The World Right Now May Come From China  Forbes

Move over, U.S. economy: The real action in global forecasting these days lies in figuring out what is happening in the world's second largest economic ...

Bruised Euro-Zone Economy Stumbles On After Its 2018 Beating - BloombergQuint

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:47:38 GMT

Bruised Euro-Zone Economy Stumbles On After Its 2018 Beating  BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg) -- The euro-zone economy is down but not out after a year battered by freezing weather, trade wars, budget disputes and car trouble.

Sri Lanka's economy at crossroads: The 1972-76 Five-Year Plan and its diagnosis of economic ailments - ft.lk

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 18:36:16 GMT

Sri Lanka's economy at crossroads: The 1972-76 Five-Year Plan and its diagnosis of economic ailments  ft.lk

Professor H A de S Gunasekara 2018 Oration – Part 1. This is an edited and abridged version of the Professor H. A. de S. Gunasekara 2018 Oration delivered at ...

How system-level thinkers define their eras that other investors can only copy - Economic Times

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 06:11:00 GMT

How system-level thinkers define their eras that other investors can only copy  Economic Times

Majority of money being traded in America is now “managed” by algorithms rather than by humans.

These are the cities that will dominate the global economy in the next 15 years - The Independent

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 16:45:00 GMT

These are the cities that will dominate the global economy in the next 15 years  The Independent

New York will continue to be the world's largest urban economy in 2035, but Jakarta will have passed Tokyo to become the most populous city. However, cities ...

‘17 of 20 fastest-growing cities in the world will be from India’ - Times of India

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 04:22:00 GMT

‘17 of 20 fastest-growing cities in the world will be from India’  Times of India

NEW DELHI: The list of fastest growing cities is dominated by India with 17 among the top 20 cities in the world, according to a global economic research report.

Economist: 2019 to offer marketing opportunities for wheat producers - Waco Tribune-Herald

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 04:30:00 GMT

Economist: 2019 to offer marketing opportunities for wheat producers  Waco Tribune-Herald

AMARILLO — Texas wheat producers may have an opportunity to see higher prices and higher yields in 2019, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension ...

Surat to be world's fastest growing city during 2019-35: Report - Economic Times

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:58:00 GMT

Surat to be world's fastest growing city during 2019-35: Report  Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Surat, renowned as a diamond processing and trading hub in Gujarat, would be the world's fastest growing city in the 2019-35 period, according to ...

New Trade Agenda for Advancing Economic Freedom in the World - Heritage.org

Published: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 17:45:38 GMT

New Trade Agenda for Advancing Economic Freedom in the World  Heritage.org

The United States was the first great free trade zone of the modern age, a fact that accounts for the economic efficiency and prosperity that has made it the ...

India claims top ten in list of world's fastest-growing cities - Economic Times

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 13:22:00 GMT

India claims top ten in list of world's fastest-growing cities  Economic Times

All of the top 10 cities for economic growth over the next two decades will be in India.

Powell Positions Federal Reserve for Pause: World Economy This Week - BloombergQuint

Published: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:21:25 GMT

Powell Positions Federal Reserve for Pause: World Economy This Week  BloombergQuint

Federal Reserve watchers are tying themselves in knots around Jerome Powell's latest remarks. Trade drama is at a *fresh* high, and global growth is sputtering.

World’s fastest growing cities: All top 10 are from India - The Indian Express

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 13:25:41 GMT

World’s fastest growing cities: All top 10 are from India  The Indian Express

When it comes to the top 10 cities for economic growth, India is set to dominate over the next two decades, according to Oxford Economics. Advertising. Surat ...

How India Is Navigating Global Trade Agreement Trends - The Diplomat

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:03:28 GMT

How India Is Navigating Global Trade Agreement Trends  The Diplomat

What recent agreements like the CPTPP and USMCA mean for India.

Krishnamurthy Subramanian: ISB professor is India's new chief economic advisor - Economic Times

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:00:00 GMT

Krishnamurthy Subramanian: ISB professor is India's new chief economic advisor  Economic Times

Nearly six months after chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian left the finance ministry due to "pressing family commitments" after serving for more than ...

Bumpy ride: Bruised Euro-zone economy stumbles on after 2018 beating - The Financial Express

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 15:37:36 GMT

Bumpy ride: Bruised Euro-zone economy stumbles on after 2018 beating  The Financial Express

Germany's supposed powerhouse economy contracted over the summer, and Italy is not only shrinking but also reviving memories of the regional debt crisis.

There’s More to Be Not-So-Thankful For: World Economy This Week - BloombergQuint

Published: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 03:40:10 GMT

There’s More to Be Not-So-Thankful For: World Economy This Week  BloombergQuint

Markets were in meltdown mode this week, stressed by softer corporate earnings, ongoing U.S.-China tensions, and the still-strong prospects of a Federal ...

EU’s dependence on dollar to be reduced under new proposals - The Guardian

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 15:33:00 GMT

EU’s dependence on dollar to be reduced under new proposals  The Guardian

Plans to reduce European Union dependence on the US dollar – and so improve the bloc's ability to run an independent foreign policy that is less exposed to ...

India Sweeps Top Ten in List of World's Fastest-Growing Cities - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 23:01:00 GMT

India Sweeps Top Ten in List of World's Fastest-Growing Cities  Bloomberg

When it comes to the top 10 cities for economic growth, India is set to dominate over the next two decades, according to Oxford Economics. Surat, a diamond ...

Paris Is Burning Over Climate Change Taxes -- Is America Next? - Forbes

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:04:00 GMT

Paris Is Burning Over Climate Change Taxes -- Is America Next?  Forbes

The bottom line is this: economic freedom—the kind you get with a large middle class—leads to prosperity, economic growth, and technological innovation.

Trump Trade Truce a Provisional Shot in Arm for Global Economy - Yahoo News

Published: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 14:55:00 GMT

Trump Trade Truce a Provisional Shot in Arm for Global Economy  Yahoo News

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. and China trade war truce is a clear boost for slowing global growth. Most economists had already factored into their year-ahead ...

Global unemployment hits lowest point for 4 decades - Financial Times

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 04:01:30 GMT

Global unemployment hits lowest point for 4 decades  Financial Times

Global unemployment has fallen to its lowest level in almost 40 years, a breakthrough economists attribute to changes including more flexible working practices, ...

Innovation economy to drive global growth - Telangana Today

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 18:46:00 GMT

Innovation economy to drive global growth  Telangana Today

Hyderabad: Technology and innovation spur economic growth globally. Knowledge, innovation, technology, collaboration and entrepreneurship are becoming ...

The Anti-Bill Gates - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 23:57:00 GMT

The Anti-Bill Gates  The Wall Street Journal

How do poor countries get rich? Not with World Bank help but by unleashing the talents of the poor, says Bill Easterly, an economist who defies the philanthropic ...

Trump fuel economy rollback is based on miscalculations, study finds - telegraphherald.com

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 06:30:00 GMT

Trump fuel economy rollback is based on miscalculations, study finds  telegraphherald.com

The Trump administration's proposal to roll back fuel economy standards relies on an error-ridden and misleading analysis that overestimates the costs and ...

The Hutchins Center Explains: The yield curve – what it is, and why it matters - Brookings Institution

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 22:03:21 GMT

The Hutchins Center Explains: The yield curve – what it is, and why it matters  Brookings Institution

Michael Ng and David Wessel explain what the yield curve is and what it tells us.

Are millennials on track to become the richest generation? - BBC News

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 21:09:38 GMT

Are millennials on track to become the richest generation?  BBC News

If boomers are the wealthiest generation ever, then millennials should be poised to become rich through inheritance. The principle is correct – but the reality is ...

More bad news on the global warming front - Brookings Institution

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 20:15:18 GMT

More bad news on the global warming front  Brookings Institution

A string of news from the scientific community, including an essay released Wednesday from Nature, suggests that global warming is getting a lot worse, quickly.

China should deepen economic ties with BRICS countries amid global uncertainty: NDB vice president - Global Times

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 05:23:39 GMT

China should deepen economic ties with BRICS countries amid global uncertainty: NDB vice president  Global Times

China should deepen its economic ties with BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries and continue to open up its financial market to serve ...

Central bank independence is under threat around the world - Thehour.com

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 12:42:00 GMT

Central bank independence is under threat around the world  Thehour.com

South Africa's top monetary policymaker spoke for his peers around the world late last month when he declared that threats to central-bank independence from ...

The Nobel Prize for Climate Catastrophe - Foreign Policy

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 18:42:40 GMT

The Nobel Prize for Climate Catastrophe  Foreign Policy

Many people were thrilled when they heard that the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics this year went to William Nordhaus of Yale University, a man known for ...

U.S. and China Square Off on Trade, and APEC Nations Duck for Cover - The New York Times

Published: Sun, 18 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

U.S. and China Square Off on Trade, and APEC Nations Duck for Cover  The New York Times

SYDNEY, Australia — The United States and China turned a Pacific Rim trade summit this weekend into a stage where the world could do little more than stand ...

Nationalists of the world, unite? - Brookings Institution

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

Nationalists of the world, unite?  Brookings Institution

Kemal Derviş and Caroline Conroy explore the motive behind Steve Bannon's efforts to build a federation of nationalist parties in Europe.

The moral assumptions embedded in economic models of climate change - The Economist

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 15:41:00 GMT

The moral assumptions embedded in economic models of climate change  The Economist

CLIMATE CHANGE is many problems in one. Developing and deploying zero-carbon technologies is a formidable challenge. So is the politics of co-ordinating ...

Buying nuclear fuel is back in fashion - The Economist

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 15:41:00 GMT

Buying nuclear fuel is back in fashion  The Economist

ON DECEMBER 3RD McIntyre Partnerships, a hedge fund in New York that normally buys equity and debt securities, told investors it was buying a commodity: ...

PH seen becoming 18th biggest economy by 2037 - INQUIRER.net

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 21:09:00 GMT

PH seen becoming 18th biggest economy by 2037  INQUIRER.net

The Philippines will move up to become the 18th biggest economy in the world by 2037, partly to be boosted by a continuously growing labor force population, ...

Oram: Decision-making in a rapidly changing world - Newsroom

Published: Sat, 08 Dec 2018 18:00:00 GMT

Oram: Decision-making in a rapidly changing world  Newsroom

How do we work out the true value of investments in a world where things are changing far faster and more profoundly than we are ready for?

Can coordination in the G-20 help countries to reduce debt and deficits? - Brookings Institution

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

Can coordination in the G-20 help countries to reduce debt and deficits?  Brookings Institution

Despite the G-20's efforts, debt and deficits remain high. Adam Triggs explores whether G-20 coordination could help reduce them.

The Clintons Are Now The Spinal Tap Of The Political World - Investor's Business Daily

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 20:49:38 GMT

The Clintons Are Now The Spinal Tap Of The Political World  Investor's Business Daily

Bill and Hillary Clinton thought they were in high deman. Collapsing ticket prices to their "Evening With The Clintons" show how wrong they were.

Act now to prevent an environmental catastrophe - The Guardian

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 17:46:00 GMT

Act now to prevent an environmental catastrophe  The Guardian

Letter: 100 academics, authors, politicians and campaigners from across the world call for action to address climate change.

Can US cities help the world achieve the Sustainable Development Goals? - Brookings Institution

Published: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Can US cities help the world achieve the Sustainable Development Goals?  Brookings Institution

Despite a crisis of confidence at the national level , a significant majority of Americans still believe in the ability of their local governments to deliver. This is good ...

Venezuela: Russian trace of Nicolas Maduro's crypto economics - https://bitnewstoday.com/

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:09:26 GMT

Venezuela: Russian trace of Nicolas Maduro's crypto economics  https://bitnewstoday.com/

Nicolas Maduro believes that he can be better value generator than global market. What plan will bury Venezuela under el Petro avalanche?

Public debt chokes economy - DailyNews

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 11:48:00 GMT

Public debt chokes economy  DailyNews

HARARE - Zimbabwe's economy will soon explode if government does not come up with an immediate solution to expunge its growing national debt, analysts ...

Year-End Economic Progress Report: Financial Vulnerabilities in Focus - Bank of Canada

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 13:39:58 GMT

Year-End Economic Progress Report: Financial Vulnerabilities in Focus  Bank of Canada

Today we are combining two traditions—one old, one new. The older tradition, which goes back more than a decade, sees the Bank of Canada Governor talk ...

Donald Trump is strong-arming Congress into accepting the new NAFTA - The Economist

Published: Sat, 08 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT

Donald Trump is strong-arming Congress into accepting the new NAFTA  The Economist

FOR YEARS President Donald Trump has been itching to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a trade deal between America, ...

Obituary: George H.W. Bush died on November 30th - The Economist

Published: Sat, 08 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT

Obituary: George H.W. Bush died on November 30th  The Economist

WHEREVER HE WENT, as America's president or before it, George Herbert Walker Bush usually carried a felt-tipped pen and a supply of notecards. On these ...

How to make a carbon tax popular? Give the proceeds to the people - The Guardian

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMT

How to make a carbon tax popular? Give the proceeds to the people  The Guardian

A groundbreaking Canadian scheme that rewards green living holds lessons for world leaders wrangling over carbon emissions at the UN summit in Poland.

24 Cognitive Biases That Are Warping Your Perception of Reality - Visual Capitalist

Published: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 13:00:00 GMT

24 Cognitive Biases That Are Warping Your Perception of Reality  Visual Capitalist

We are each entitled to our own personal world view. Unfortunately, when it comes to interpreting information and making objective sense of reality, human ...

With a Green New Deal, Here’s What the World Could Look Like for the Next Generation - The Intercept

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 15:10:00 GMT

With a Green New Deal, Here’s What the World Could Look Like for the Next Generation  The Intercept

It's the spring of 2043, and Gina is graduating college with the rest of her class. She had a relatively stable childhood. Her parents availed themselves of some of ...

Podcast | Digging Deeper - OPEC meet's outcome may affect Indian markets - Moneycontrol.com

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 14:47:00 GMT

Podcast | Digging Deeper - OPEC meet's outcome may affect Indian markets  Moneycontrol.com

Ahead of the OPEC meeting on December 6, the crude oil prices surged on expectations of supply cuts by the oil cartel.

More bioplastics do not necessarily contribute to climate change mitigation - EurekAlert

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 15:47:26 GMT

More bioplastics do not necessarily contribute to climate change mitigation  EurekAlert

Bioplastics are often promoted as an environmentally and climate-friendly alternative to conventional petroleum-based plastics. However, a recent study from the ...

Ignore the Brexit scare stories - they have no basis in sound economics - The Independent

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 15:07:00 GMT

Ignore the Brexit scare stories - they have no basis in sound economics  The Independent

The Bank of England's prediction that civilisation will end with Brexit is merely an effort to outdo in shrillness similar analyses by the Treasury and the IMF.

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 ...

The first charges for money-laundering are laid against Danske Bank - The Economist

Published: Sat, 08 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT

The first charges for money-laundering are laid against Danske Bank  The Economist

AS EUPHEMISMS FOR suspected money-laundering go, “insufficiently legitimised” takes some beating. That is how Denmark's Financial Supervisory Authority ...

Why investors in emerging-market bonds are so attuned to political risk - The Economist

Published: Sat, 08 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT

Why investors in emerging-market bonds are so attuned to political risk  The Economist

PAULO GUEDES might not be your first-choice brother-in-law. He is a close adviser to Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's populist president-elect, who is wistful for military ...

The next recession - The Economist

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

The next recession  The Economist

JUST a year ago the world was enjoying a synchronised economic acceleration. In 2017 growth rose in every big advanced economy except Britain, and in most ...

Emmanuel Macron’s problems are more with presentation than policy - The Economist

Published: Sat, 08 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT

Emmanuel Macron’s problems are more with presentation than policy  The Economist

IT IS A long way down from Mount Olympus. Last year Emmanuel Macron strode into power with a mandate to reform France. This week France looked ...

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

Published: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

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

Follow the latest global economic news and analyis @economics.

Real World Economics: This year’s laureates’ work was broad, complex - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sat, 13 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: This year’s laureates’ work was broad, complex  St. Paul Pioneer Press

When the Nobel committee awards its prizes for economics it begins the citations for each winner with a statement of their work that is the principal reason for the ...

Real World Economics: The Fed needs both rules and discretion - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 28 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: The Fed needs both rules and discretion  St. Paul Pioneer Press

The Federal Reserve has been in the news daily — something central banks instinctively avoid. However, since both the executive and legislative branches of ...

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 ...

World economy at risk of another financial crash, says IMF - The Guardian

Published: Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

World economy at risk of another financial crash, says IMF  The Guardian

The world economy is at risk of another financial meltdown, following the failure of governments and regulators to push through all the reforms needed to protect ...

Opec: why Trump has Saudi Arabia over a barrel - Financial Times

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 05:01:27 GMT

Opec: why Trump has Saudi Arabia over a barrel  Financial Times

Riyadh will struggle to boost prices now that US is the world's largest oil producer.

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

Published: Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

What Happened This Week in the World Economy and Why It Matters  Bloomberg

Follow the latest global economic news and analyis @economics.

The Global Economy's Fundamental Weakness | by Richard Kozul-Wright - Project Syndicate

Published: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The Global Economy's Fundamental Weakness | by Richard Kozul-Wright  Project Syndicate

Over the course of the past decade, the global economy has recovered from the 2008 financial crisis by riding a wave of debt and liquidity injections from the ...

Real World Economics: A trade policy based on ignorance and cynicism - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sat, 06 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: A trade policy based on ignorance and cynicism  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Somewhat unexpectedly, our country and Canada have agreed on changes to NAFTA. Perhaps the most substantive change is that it's now called USMCA.

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

Published: Wed, 26 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 ...

World economic growth is slowing. Don’t worry—yet - The Economist

Published: Sat, 19 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT

World economic growth is slowing. Don’t worry—yet  The Economist

IN 2017 the global economy broke out of a rut. It grew by 3.8%, the fastest pace since 2011. Surging animal spirits accompanied a rebound in business ...

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 ...

Real World Economics: U.S. drug industry constitutes market failure - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 21 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: U.S. drug industry constitutes market failure  St. Paul Pioneer Press

One of the signs that an economic system is failing is that it no longer is able to get things like very basic, life-saving drugs than can be manufactured ...

Real World Economics: A lesson in what ‘free tuition’ buys for society - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sat, 22 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: A lesson in what ‘free tuition’ buys for society  St. Paul Pioneer Press

DFL gubernatorial candidate Tim Walz raises interesting economic issues with his proposal that the first two years at state colleges be tuition-free for students ...

Real World Economics: Tapping the brakes to avoid a crash - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 04 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: Tapping the brakes to avoid a crash  St. Paul Pioneer Press

The Federal Reserve continues to make news. The immediate brouhaha about the Fed's policy of gradually raising short-term interest rates and President ...

The Economist warns of a coming recession in its world economy report - Marketplace APM

Published: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The Economist warns of a coming recession in its world economy report  Marketplace APM

The Economist magazine's annual special section on the world economy this year focuses on the impact "toxic politics and constrained central banks" will have ...

If the World Economy Is Looking So Great, Why Are Global Policymakers So Gloomy? - The New York Times

Published: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

If the World Economy Is Looking So Great, Why Are Global Policymakers So Gloomy?  The New York Times

As officials gather for the I.M.F. and World Bank convene in Washington, worries about trade and debt are building.

America’s two economies remain far apart - Brookings Institution

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

America’s two economies remain far apart  Brookings Institution

Many analysts have suggested the midterm elections were more about cultural hostilities than anything else. And there's no doubt the nation is dangerously ...

IMF warns Trump trade war could cost global economy $430bn - The Guardian

Published: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

IMF warns Trump trade war could cost global economy $430bn  The Guardian

Rising trade tensions between the United States and the rest of the world could cost the global economy $430bn (£324bn), with America “especially vulnerable” ...

Americans aren’t moving to economic opportunity - Brookings Institution

Published: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Americans aren’t moving to economic opportunity  Brookings Institution

The flow of people from struggling to vital counties is one important mechanism for binding the United States into a common market with roughly similar ...

U.S. Is World’s Most Competitive Economy for First Time in a Decade - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

U.S. Is World’s Most Competitive Economy for First Time in a Decade  The Wall Street Journal

The U.S. is back on top as the most competitive country in the world, regaining the No. 1 spot for the first time since 2008 in an index produced by the World ...

America Can’t Be Trusted to Run the Global Economy - Foreign Policy

Published: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

America Can’t Be Trusted to Run the Global Economy  Foreign Policy

This August, Turkey's economy became the main topic in global news coverage. The reason was a systematic attack on the Turkish economy by the biggest ...

China’s vanished current-account surplus will change the world economy - The Economist

Published: Thu, 17 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT

China’s vanished current-account surplus will change the world economy  The Economist

NOT long ago China was a leading culprit in global economic imbalances. Whether blame was ascribed to its undervalued yuan or its frugal people, the problem ...

Four experts on Taiwan’s local elections - Brookings Institution

Published: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Four experts on Taiwan’s local elections  Brookings Institution

On Monday, November 26, Richard Bush spoke with three Taiwan analysts about Taiwan's local elections, which took place on Saturday, November 24.

World Economic Outlook, April 2018: Cyclical Upswing, Structural Change - International Monetary Fund

Published: Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:44:32 GMT

World Economic Outlook, April 2018: Cyclical Upswing, Structural Change  International Monetary Fund

The global economic upswing that began around mid-2016 has become broader and stronger. This new World Economic Outlook report projects that advanced ...

The 8 Major Forces Shaping the Future of the Global Economy - Visual Capitalist

Published: Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The 8 Major Forces Shaping the Future of the Global Economy  Visual Capitalist

This special feature uses powerful charts and infographics to visualize the eight major forces that are shaping our global economy.

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