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>"If we want to fix the housing-affordability crisis, segregation, and sprawl, zoning must go."
>"If we want to fix the housing-affordability crisis, segregation, and sprawl, zoning must go."
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"A Chinese debt crisis will — either now or in the near future — bring down China’s economy, and the U.S. must delink from that country to reduce the damage to itself."
"A Chinese debt crisis will — either now or in the near future — bring down China’s economy, and the U.S. must delink from that country to reduce the damage to itself."
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"UNDP says drought, COVID-19 pandemic and political upheaval could cause Afghanistan’s poverty rate to reach 97 percent."
"UNDP says drought, COVID-19 pandemic and political upheaval could cause Afghanistan’s poverty rate to reach 97 percent."
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>"Sri Lanka’s government declared an economic emergency to deal with foodstuff shortages and to contain soaring _...Read More_
>"Sri Lanka’s government declared an economic emergency to deal with foodstuff shortages and to contain soaring _...Read More_
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>"Aseel, a platform selling Afghan artisans’ goods abroad, has revamped its website to accept humanitarian aid for Kabul."
>"Aseel, a platform selling Afghan artisans’ goods abroad, has revamped its website to accept humanitarian aid for Kabul."
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"Even before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. economy displayed troubling signs of Japanification."
"Even before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. economy displayed troubling signs of Japanification."
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"It isn't just the effects of climate change that could destabilize the financial system, it's also fossil fuel assets losing value. The good news is that central banks can fix it."
"It isn't just the effects of climate change that could destabilize the financial system, it's also fossil fuel assets losing value. The good news is that central banks can fix it."
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"Since the turn of the century, the amount of debt per person has more than tripled."
"Since the turn of the century, the amount of debt per person has more than tripled."
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The crisis also revealed the vulnerabilities of contemporary risk management. Modern risk management practices depend largely on hedging derivatives. Hedging is somewhat analogous to taking out an insurance policy; at its heart are _...Read More_
The crisis also revealed the vulnerabilities of contemporary risk management. Modern risk management practices depend largely on hedging derivatives. Hedging is somewhat analogous to taking out an insurance policy; at its heart are _...Read More_
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"In the period immediately ahead, the dollar is likely to benefit from large capital inflows associated with higher interest rates at home than abroad."
"In the period immediately ahead, the dollar is likely to benefit from large capital inflows associated with higher interest rates at home than abroad."
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>"The EU, UN and World Bank have confirmed a deal to disburse aid in dollars, Reuters news agency reported."
>"The EU, UN and World Bank have confirmed a deal to disburse aid in dollars, Reuters news agency reported."
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>"Pharmacies shutting and petrol stations rationing scarce fuel supplies as the country plunges deeper into collapse."
>"Pharmacies shutting and petrol stations rationing scarce fuel supplies as the country plunges deeper into collapse."
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>"To overcome the twin crises of legitimacy and effectiveness created by planetary challenges, nation-states must delegate governance responsibilities up to planetary institutions and down to local ones."
>"To overcome the twin crises of legitimacy and effectiveness created by planetary challenges, nation-states must delegate governance responsibilities up to planetary institutions and down to local ones."
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"Will the U.S. economy experience inflation or deflation in the years ahead? That is the same key question economists were grappling with after the Lehman bankruptcy in 2009, when the U.S."
"Will the U.S. economy experience inflation or deflation in the years ahead? That is the same key question economists were grappling with after the Lehman bankruptcy in 2009, when the U.S."
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