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

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:59:47 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 economy facing delicate moment, IMF says - BBC News

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

  1. World economy facing delicate moment, IMF says  BBC News
  2. IMF Cuts 2019 Global Growth Outlook  The Wall Street Journal
  3. IMF raises its 2019 growth forecast for China  CNBC
  4. IMF Forecasts Show It's Hard to Predict the Global Economy  Bloomberg
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Japan Output Drops, World Trade Funk, Belt & Road 2.0: Eco Day - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 06:30:00 GMT

Japan Output Drops, World Trade Funk, Belt & Road 2.0: Eco Day  Bloomberg

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

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

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:14:28 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 ...

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

Published: Sun, 21 Apr 2019 01:46:22 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.

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

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 05:16:37 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 ...

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

PESSIMISM ABOUT the world economy has grown throughout 2019. Disappointing data, tumbling bond yields, the trade war between China and America and ...

Is the world economy still slowbalising? - Everything to gain by their chains - The Economist

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

Is the world economy still slowbalising? - Everything to gain by their chains  The Economist

PROTONS POP up in every atom. Proton cars are not quite so ubiquitous. Founded in 1983 by Malaysia's government, the Proton company strove to build a truly ...

Global Central Banks Nervous About Tightening Monetary Policy - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMT

Global Central Banks Nervous About Tightening Monetary Policy  Bloomberg

Three months since the Federal Reserve put U.S. interest rates on a prolonged pause, more and more central bankers around the world are getting nervous ...

Global tightening cycle over, slower ride for growth ahead: Reuters Poll - Reuters

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:15:00 GMT

Global tightening cycle over, slower ride for growth ahead: Reuters Poll  Reuters

Major central banks are done tightening policy, according to a majority of economists polled by Reuters, with the growth outlook wilting across developed and ...

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

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:01:00 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.

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

Published: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:03:45 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.

Assembling the World Country-by-Country, Based on Economy Size - Visual Capitalist

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 19:59:48 GMT

Assembling the World Country-by-Country, Based on Economy Size  Visual Capitalist

How does the world map change if it gets assembled based on the size of economies, in ascending order of GDP or GDP per capita?

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 ...

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 ...

US economy grew at strong 3.2% rate in first quarter - WRAL.com

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:43:23 GMT

US economy grew at strong 3.2% rate in first quarter  WRAL.com

The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.2% annual rate in the first three months of the year, a far better outcome than expected, overcoming a host of headwinds ...

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.

Better sanitation for India is in the pipeline - World Economic Forum

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:28:06 GMT

Better sanitation for India is in the pipeline  World Economic Forum

In some poverty-stricken states of India, millions are still forced to go to the toilet in the open. National toilet-building campaigns such as the Swachh Bharat ...

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 ...

Real World Economics: Boiling down the health care debate - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 21 Apr 2019 10:09:00 GMT

Real World Economics: Boiling down the health care debate  St. Paul Pioneer Press

I'm very wary of the “Medicare for all” plans put forward by Sen. Bernie Sanders and other Democrats. But after reading comments last week by UnitedHealth ...

Turkey may be the spark that sets fire to the world economy - The Guardian

Published: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Turkey may be the spark that sets fire to the world economy  The Guardian

The battle waged by Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdoğan against currency speculators is a classic pyrrhic victory. The show of resolve by the self-styled strongman ...

Real World Economics: Questioning Trump’s latest choice for the Fed - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: Questioning Trump’s latest choice for the Fed  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Tumult over release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report this month drowned news-cycle discussion of President Donald Trump's nominating Stephen ...

World's Central Banks Want More Gold - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 22:00:00 GMT

World's Central Banks Want More Gold  Bloomberg

India's central bank is likely to join counterparts in Russia and China scooping up gold this year, adding to its record holdings and lending support to worldwide ...

Surprise drop in factory output adds to warning signs for Japan's economy - The Japan Times

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:01:00 GMT

Surprise drop in factory output adds to warning signs for Japan's economy  The Japan Times

The nation's factory output unexpectedly fell in March, the government said Friday, in a sign that gross domestic product is more likely to have shrunk dur.

Arctic warming will accelerate climate change and impact global economy - Science Daily

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:42:26 GMT

Arctic warming will accelerate climate change and impact global economy  Science Daily

Carbon released into the atmosphere by the increasing loss of Arctic permafrost, combined with higher solar absorption by the Earth's surface due to the melting ...

Global Stock Rally Defies Dimming Economic Outlook - The Wall Street Journal

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

Global Stock Rally Defies Dimming Economic Outlook  The Wall Street Journal

Many investors are trying to square their big returns with the fact that they have arrived while the global economic outlook has grown progressively dimmer, ...

What stops us cooperating? - World Economic Forum

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

What stops us cooperating?  World Economic Forum

It's not so much the temptation to follow our self-interest or free ride. Instead, it's our fear of being exploited by others, writes Friederike Mengel, an economics ...

Political economy suggests that geoengineering is likely to be used - The Economist

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 02:58:22 GMT

Political economy suggests that geoengineering is likely to be used  The Economist

A QUARTER-CENTURY has passed since the first global climate-change treaty, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Humanity's record of ...

China's economy is moving up a gear - MoneyWeek

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:08:10 GMT

China's economy is moving up a gear  MoneyWeek

“China is the dog and the rest of the world economy is its tail,” says John Authers on Bloomberg. The global economy breathed a sigh of relief when the Chinese ...

Trade war with US could lead to an economic ‘cold war’ for China - South China Morning Post

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 06:30:11 GMT

Trade war with US could lead to an economic ‘cold war’ for China  South China Morning Post

Further escalation of the trade war with the United States could lead to an economic “cold war”, according to a risk map outlined by a Beijing-based research ...

What's Driving the Global Slowdown? | by Eswar Prasad - Project Syndicate

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

What's Driving the Global Slowdown? | by Eswar Prasad  Project Syndicate

Faced with an increasingly synchronized global slowdown, policymakers must use a judicious mix of monetary and fiscal measures and recommit to broader ...

US growth smashes expectations as its economy defies global slowdown - Telegraph.co.uk

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:18:40 GMT

US growth smashes expectations as its economy defies global slowdown  Telegraph.co.uk

US growth smashed expectations to accelerate in the first quarter as the American economy defies the slowdown taking hold in Europe and China.

IMF warns policymakers to ‘do no harm’ as world economy wobbles - Livemint

Published: Sat, 13 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

IMF warns policymakers to ‘do no harm’ as world economy wobbles  Livemint

'We see downside risk and that means one has to be very careful,' IMF First Deputy Managing Director.IMF this week downgraded its outlook for world growth in ...

What Would an Open-Borders World Actually Look Like? - The Nation

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:45:42 GMT

What Would an Open-Borders World Actually Look Like?  The Nation

Borders have turned the American Southwest, the Mediterranean, and countless other areas of our world into unnecessary graveyards for migrants. It's time for a ...

Business courses – a global perspective - The Irish Times

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 22:53:53 GMT

Business courses – a global perspective  The Irish Times

How important is it to gain international understanding from your business degree?

China Entices Rich World's Cash Pile With Belt and Road Returns - BloombergQuint

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:06:23 GMT

China Entices Rich World's Cash Pile With Belt and Road Returns  BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg) -- Rich countries are increasingly looking to China's Belt and Road infrastructure network as a potential opportunity to invest assets that face ...

How emerging-market local-currency bonds might fit in your portfolio - The Economist

Published: Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

How emerging-market local-currency bonds might fit in your portfolio  The Economist

IN THE FIRST episode of “Cheers”, a 1980s television comedy, Diane Chambers, a graduate student, intends to elope with Sumner Sloan, a literature professor.

The World Bank's new boss will struggle to impose himself - The Economist

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

The World Bank's new boss will struggle to impose himself  The Economist

WHEN HE WAS nominated to lead the World Bank by President Donald Trump, David Malpass, a former Treasury official, faced no rival for the position. He was ...

Why China Can’t Pull Up the World - BloombergQuint

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 23:03:59 GMT

Why China Can’t Pull Up the World  BloombergQuint

The global economy is breathing a sigh of relief: China seems to be recovering from its months-long malaise. The country's growth numbers are improving.

Global recession is 'highly likely' if there's no US-China trade deal within months, Moody's warns - CNBC

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

Global recession is 'highly likely' if there's no US-China trade deal within months, Moody's warns  CNBC

"Businesses are really on edge and I think it's because of this trade war," said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics.

World Trade Volumes Plunge at Fastest Pace in a Decade - BloombergQuint

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:58:18 GMT

World Trade Volumes Plunge at Fastest Pace in a Decade  BloombergQuint

The global trade funk is dragging on, with new data on Thursday showing volumes are falling at the fastest pace since the depths of the financial crisis.

China’s Xi Signals Approval for Trump’s Trade War Demands - BloombergQuint

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:03:01 GMT

China’s Xi Signals Approval for Trump’s Trade War Demands  BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping addressed some 40 world leaders at the Belt and Road forum in Beijing, but his speech may have been aimed at a ...

The fraud of “progressive capitalism” - World Socialist Web Site

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 05:36:20 GMT

The fraud of “progressive capitalism”  World Socialist Web Site

Alarm bells are starting to ring in some of the upper echelons of the US corporate and financial elites about the prospect of a social explosion as wealth and ...

The Media Are Complacent While the World Burns - The Nation

Published: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:14:30 GMT

The Media Are Complacent While the World Burns  The Nation

But there's a brand-new playbook for journalists fighting for a 1.5°C world.

When it comes to wine, weird is the new normal - The Business Times

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 21:50:29 GMT

When it comes to wine, weird is the new normal  The Business Times

THE BUSINESS TIMES Food & Drink - TWO TELLING things happened in spring 2008: In March, JP Morgan acquired Bear Stearns for US$2 per share, ...

Indian Economy Shrank 31% Due To Global Warming, Study Shows - BloombergQuint

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 06:39:54 GMT

Indian Economy Shrank 31% Due To Global Warming, Study Shows  BloombergQuint

Global warming has caused the Indian economy to be 31 percent smaller than it would otherwise have been, according to a Stanford study which shows how ...

Ambassador Jayatilleka delivers lecture on terrorism at Higher School of Economics, Moscow - ft.lk

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 18:37:58 GMT

Ambassador Jayatilleka delivers lecture on terrorism at Higher School of Economics, Moscow  ft.lk

On 22 April, during the tragic days of mourning for the victims of the inhuman acts of terrorism in Sri Lanka, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sri ...

Dare to declare capitalism dead – before it takes us all down with it - The Guardian

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 05:00:00 GMT

Dare to declare capitalism dead – before it takes us all down with it  The Guardian

The economic system is incompatible with the survival of life on Earth. It is time to design a new one, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot.

Why America is learning to love budget deficits - Financial Times

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 04:00:00 GMT

Why America is learning to love budget deficits  Financial Times

The trend towards looser fiscal policy could mark the biggest shift in economic thinking in a generation.

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.

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 ...

OP-ED: Democracy in Africa — good or bad for economic development? - Daily Maverick

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 23:37:30 GMT

OP-ED: Democracy in Africa — good or bad for economic development?  Daily Maverick

Rwanda, under the autocratic leadership of President Paul Kagame, has experienced relatively spectacular levels of economic growth. His admirers hold the ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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

Executives at FedEx, BMW and UBS are describing bleak macroeconomic conditions around the world.

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 next recession - The world economy - The Economist

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

The next recession - The world economy  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 ...

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.

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 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 $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.

Everything you need to know about Ireland's economy - World Economic Forum

Published: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Everything you need to know about Ireland's economy  World Economic Forum

Ireland's economic outlook is being clouded by fears that it might be hit harder by Brexit than the UK itself.

Which countries are best at attracting high-skilled workers? - World Economic Forum

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

Which countries are best at attracting high-skilled workers?  World Economic Forum

In order to survive and prosper, companies must attract the top talent from around the world. This is where they're all coming from and going to.

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 ...

The countries most ready for the global energy transition - World Economic Forum

Published: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The countries most ready for the global energy transition  World Economic Forum

Limiting global warming depends on a rapid transition from fossil fuels to more sustainable energy sources. Yet many countries continue to rely on coal-fired ...

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.

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 ...

Three ways Finland leads the world - aside from education - World Economic Forum

Published: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Three ways Finland leads the world - aside from education  World Economic Forum

For a country with a population of less than 6 million, Finland is doing a remarkable job in future-proofing its institutions and workforce.

Your essential reading list for Davos 2019 - World Economic Forum

Published: Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Your essential reading list for Davos 2019  World Economic Forum

How to design a fairer economy, fighting climate change and preparing for the jobs of the future are just some of the topics that will be top of the agenda at Davos ...

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 ...

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. We might now have ourselves a veritable trade war, as the U.S. and China are set to enact ...

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.

4 ways the sharing economy will develop in 2019 - World Economic Forum

Published: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

4 ways the sharing economy will develop in 2019  World Economic Forum

In 2019, it is a mind-bending exercise to reflect on the past decade of the sharing economy. A time traveller who skipped here from 2009 would note that it has ...

These are the biggest risks facing our world in 2019 - World Economic Forum

Published: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

These are the biggest risks facing our world in 2019  World Economic Forum

From extreme weather to biodiversity loss, this year's Global Risks Report paints a clear picture of environmental concern.

Our global system has spun out of control. Here's how to rebalance it - World Economic Forum

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

Our global system has spun out of control. Here's how to rebalance it  World Economic Forum

The global system we are part of seems to be spinning out of control. Headlines around the world tell us something is amiss in many societies. I believe many of ...

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 ...

5 things you need to know about water - World Economic Forum

Published: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

5 things you need to know about water  World Economic Forum

Securing adequate supplies of clean water in a changing climate is one of the world's most urgent social, political, economic, and environmental challenges.

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 ...

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.

Why the world should be watching India's fast-growing cities - World Economic Forum

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

Why the world should be watching India's fast-growing cities  World Economic Forum

India is the world's fastest-growing major economy. With two-thirds of that output driven by urban areas, it's cities are becoming outriders for green global growth.

8 top stories from Davos 2019 - World Economic Forum

Published: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

8 top stories from Davos 2019  World Economic Forum

From the destruction of the garden of Eden to the future of Venezuela.

China Growth Mystery Scares Global Economy in Weakest Shape in Years - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

China Growth Mystery Scares Global Economy in Weakest Shape in Years  Bloomberg

Follow the latest global economic news and analysis @economics. The growing mystery of where China's rapid slowdown is headed may become the biggest ...

What if All the World’s Economic Woes Are Part of the Same Problem? - The New York Times

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

What if All the World’s Economic Woes Are Part of the Same Problem?  The New York Times

If a group of time-traveling economists were to visit from the year 2000 and wanted to know how the economy had changed since their time, what would you tell ...

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 ...

Mapping the Mega-Regions Powering the World's Economy - CityLab

Published: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Mapping the Mega-Regions Powering the World's Economy  CityLab

It's not nation states or even cities, but mega-regions—combinations of multiple metro areas—that are the real forces powering the global economy.

An entertaining, if scattershot, look at the global economy - The Economist

Published: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

An entertaining, if scattershot, look at the global economy  The Economist

THE BIG SHORT” (2015) managed to make entertaining drama out of the 2007-08 financial crisis, and win a Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar to boot. Its director ...

Water is a growing source of global conflict. Here's what we need to do - World Economic Forum

Published: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Water is a growing source of global conflict. Here's what we need to do  World Economic Forum

In 2017, water was identified as a factor in conflicts spanning more than 45 countries, including Syria - and climate change suggests this will only get worse.

10 key moments from day three at Davos - World Economic Forum

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

10 key moments from day three at Davos  World Economic Forum

That's a wrap for day three at this year's Annual Meeting in Davos. From the future of Europe and fighting to save our oceans to Jack Ma's career tips and Prince ...

The Bulls Versus Bears Guide to the World Economy in 2019 - Bloomberg

Published: Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The Bulls Versus Bears Guide to the World Economy in 2019  Bloomberg

2019 is shaping up to be a testing year for the world economy.

March is going to be a huge month for the world economy, and it may lead to a dreary spring - Financial Post

Published: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

March is going to be a huge month for the world economy, and it may lead to a dreary spring  Financial Post

How so many events play out will dictate investor sentiment after a rocky start to 2019.

33 ways Davos 2019 made an impact on the world - World Economic Forum

Published: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

33 ways Davos 2019 made an impact on the world  World Economic Forum

Prime Minister Abe of Japan used a special address to commit his country's G20 Chairmanship to launch an agenda for global data governance. Abe said that ...

Real World Economics: On social programs, capitalism and context - St. Paul Pioneer Press

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

Real World Economics: On social programs, capitalism and context  St. Paul Pioneer Press

We have just finished an election campaign and it seems that the one for 2020 has started with barely a break. The most disappointing aspect of this is that ...

Meet the 2019 Class of Young Global Leaders - World Economic Forum

Published: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Meet the 2019 Class of Young Global Leaders  World Economic Forum

We are proud to present this year's cohort of Young Global Leaders. Among them are heads of state, artists, business leaders and entrepreneurs, all of whom ...

Globalization 4.0 will help us tackle climate change. Here's how - World Economic Forum

Published: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Globalization 4.0 will help us tackle climate change. Here's how  World Economic Forum

In order to meet the terms of the Paris Agreement, we need an unprecedented level of public-private cooperation, and a global society of like-minded states, ...

How to future-proof India's economy - World Economic Forum

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

How to future-proof India's economy  World Economic Forum

India's reforms have made it the most improved G20 economy in the Global Competitiveness Index 4.0. Now it needs to make sure its most valuable asset ...

World Bank warns of 'darkening skies' for global economy - BBC News

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

World Bank warns of 'darkening skies' for global economy  BBC News

The World Bank is warning of increasing risks, or what it calls "darkening skies", for the world economy. In its annual assessment of global prospects the Bank ...

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, ...

Who's coming to Davos 2019? - World Economic Forum

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

Who's coming to Davos 2019?  World Economic Forum

Davos 2019: Sir David Attenborough, Shinzo Abe, Angela Merkel, Prince William and Jacinda Ardem will gather in Davos for the World Economic Forum's ...

World Economy Is Set to Feel the Delayed Trade War Pain in 2019 - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 25 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

World Economy Is Set to Feel the Delayed Trade War Pain in 2019  Bloomberg

While 2018 was the year trade wars broke out, 2019 will be the year the global economy feels the pain. Bloomberg's Global Trade Tracker is softening amid a ...

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