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The COVID Wake-Up Call | Project Syndicate

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The Great Disruption – Gordon Brown, Project Syndicate

The collapsing post-War economic order is not even close to being on the radar of the market cheerleaders.  We think it is a yuuge structural risk. Priced?  Are you frickin’ kidding me? As new technologies, globalization, and growing inequality fuel … Continue reading

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The Lessons of Quantitative Easing | Stephen Roach

A decade after the US Federal Reserve launched one of the boldest policy experiments in the modern history of central banking, economists and policymakers are still debating its implications. To prepare for future crises, five key lessons should be kept … Continue reading

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QOTD: The Good Ol’ Daze

Whether the problem is rising inequality, economic stagnation, or technological disruption, nostalgia offers relief from socioeconomic angst. But far from being innocuous, infatuation with a mythicized past is shaping our politics in dangerous ways, not least by creating fertile ground for jingoistic leaders … Continue reading

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Economic Growth Theory In Three Minutes

Economic growth is a central concern for all societies. On one hand, unbridled growth poses serious environmental risks. On the other hand, rising incomes are a foundation of social and political stability. But because people and resources are finite, income … Continue reading

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In Theory: The Rise and Fall of GDP – Project Syndicate

We fully expect a “revolution” in the measurement of economic data as “big data” takes an increasing role in society and dominates metrics and measurements. It won’t be long before we have precision real-time measurements from everything to real economic … Continue reading

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