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A focused study group for the discussion of economics and economic policy.
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© 2020 Relevant Protocols Inc.
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"What do you do when the facts change? If policy makers stick to their priors, they risk inflation."
"What do you do when the facts change? If policy makers stick to their priors, they risk inflation."
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"Nurturing large-scale job creation in Africa will require policies that bring digital solutions to the non-digital economy. To reorient and strengthen their digitalization strategies, the continent's governments should follow four guiding _...Read More_
"Nurturing large-scale job creation in Africa will require policies that bring digital solutions to the non-digital economy. To reorient and strengthen their digitalization strategies, the continent's governments should follow four guiding _...Read More_
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"Before his death on February 6, George P. Shultz, a former US Secretary of the Treasury and Secretary of State, co-authored a final commentary warning of the dangers posed by the vast increase in US government spending in recent years, _...Read More_
"Before his death on February 6, George P. Shultz, a former US Secretary of the Treasury and Secretary of State, co-authored a final commentary warning of the dangers posed by the vast increase in US government spending in recent years, _...Read More_
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I will believe it when I hear we have gone from 10 million unemployed to 1 million, and we have a $15hr wage so that people can get back on there feet. The stock market is overheating and people are gambling money they can't afford to lose.
I will believe it when I hear we have gone from 10 million unemployed to 1 million, and we have a $15hr wage so that people can get back on there feet. The stock market is overheating and people are gambling money they can't afford to lose.
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Fiscal policy is a more powerful macroeconomic stabilizer than monetary policy, argues Robert skidelsky, not only because it is more targeted, but also because government is the only entity apart from the financial system capable of _...Read More_
Fiscal policy is a more powerful macroeconomic stabilizer than monetary policy, argues Robert skidelsky, not only because it is more targeted, but also because government is the only entity apart from the financial system capable of _...Read More_
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>"Notwithstanding the predictable release of pent-up demand for consumer durables, face-to-face services show clear evidence of lasting scarring. Consequently, with the snapback for durables likely to be finished soon, even rapid _...Read More_
>"Notwithstanding the predictable release of pent-up demand for consumer durables, face-to-face services show clear evidence of lasting scarring. Consequently, with the snapback for durables likely to be finished soon, even rapid _...Read More_
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>"A year after the COVID-19 pandemic hit Italy, the county's new prime minister says he will use billions of euros provided by the European Union to invest in _...Read More_
>"A year after the COVID-19 pandemic hit Italy, the county's new prime minister says he will use billions of euros provided by the European Union to invest in _...Read More_
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"With Western economies battered by COVID-19 and central banks running out of ammunition, fiscal policy is the only game in town. This should be openly acknowledged, and fiscal rules should be rewritten to allow for more active _...Read More_
"With Western economies battered by COVID-19 and central banks running out of ammunition, fiscal policy is the only game in town. This should be openly acknowledged, and fiscal rules should be rewritten to allow for more active _...Read More_
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"Economic forecasting models have long been notoriously inaccurate in predicting inflation, and COVID-19 has further complicated the challenge. Those who heed current consensus forecasts of persistently low price growth could be in for a _...Read More_
"Economic forecasting models have long been notoriously inaccurate in predicting inflation, and COVID-19 has further complicated the challenge. Those who heed current consensus forecasts of persistently low price growth could be in for a _...Read More_
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"Capitalism is sick to its very bones. It turns everyone and everything into a commodity whose value lies only in making money for others. It rewards those who have wealth, while punishing those who don’t. It is long past time that it was _...Read More_
"Capitalism is sick to its very bones. It turns everyone and everything into a commodity whose value lies only in making money for others. It rewards those who have wealth, while punishing those who don’t. It is long past time that it was _...Read More_
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"The CDC recommends we double up on masks or opt for higher-quality filtration. That’s great guidance. Now help us pay for it."
"The CDC recommends we double up on masks or opt for higher-quality filtration. That’s great guidance. Now help us pay for it."
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"For 2021 forecasts like last month’s IMF prediction of a healthy economic rebound to prove out, a lot of things need to go right."
"For 2021 forecasts like last month’s IMF prediction of a healthy economic rebound to prove out, a lot of things need to go right."
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"Economists have developed an emerging body of evidence that holds important lessons for overcoming COVID-19 information constraints, combating misinformation, and building trust in health systems. These insights may also help to improve _...Read More_
"Economists have developed an emerging body of evidence that holds important lessons for overcoming COVID-19 information constraints, combating misinformation, and building trust in health systems. These insights may also help to improve _...Read More_
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>"Administration and Fed officials argue that workers not getting enough stimulus help is a larger concern than potential spikes in consumer prices."
>"Administration and Fed officials argue that workers not getting enough stimulus help is a larger concern than potential spikes in consumer prices."
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"Some digital natives have seen their entire lives mediated through social media posts. Is this healthy?"
"Some digital natives have seen their entire lives mediated through social media posts. Is this healthy?"