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© 2020 Relevant Protocols Inc.
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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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"Chloé Zhao’s Oscar contender about one woman’s itinerant life speaks volumes about this country’s myths of self-sufficiency."
"Chloé Zhao’s Oscar contender about one woman’s itinerant life speaks volumes about this country’s myths of self-sufficiency."
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25.9
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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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"Here’s why without fossil fuels our economy would be in a permanent deep freeze."
"Here’s why without fossil fuels our economy would be in a permanent deep freeze."
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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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"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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"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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"The COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies and governments around the world to reconsider long-held assumptions about economic-development strategies. Nowhere is this reckoning more urgent than in export-oriented emerging economies, which _...Read More_
"The COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies and governments around the world to reconsider long-held assumptions about economic-development strategies. Nowhere is this reckoning more urgent than in export-oriented emerging economies, which _...Read More_
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"Human economic activity makes extensive use of the ecosystem services nature provides, but these barely feature in measurements of GDP. It is vital to restore nature to economic analysis and policy before the damage to the natural world – _...Read More_
"Human economic activity makes extensive use of the ecosystem services nature provides, but these barely feature in measurements of GDP. It is vital to restore nature to economic analysis and policy before the damage to the natural world – _...Read More_
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"Developed countries are spending enormous amounts of money in an attempt to recover from the pandemic, and should not waste it on old and tired schemes that have rarely worked. Instead, national or state governments should fund innovative _...Read More_
"Developed countries are spending enormous amounts of money in an attempt to recover from the pandemic, and should not waste it on old and tired schemes that have rarely worked. Instead, national or state governments should fund innovative _...Read More_
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>"Africans need jabs and loans, sharpish"
>"Africans need jabs and loans, sharpish"
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5.9
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"Last week, ordinary citizens responded to systemic inequalities with a populist, market-based campaign to disrupt the mechanisms of elite accumulation – and sent a powerful message about the need for a new model of corporate governance. _...Read More_
"Last week, ordinary citizens responded to systemic inequalities with a populist, market-based campaign to disrupt the mechanisms of elite accumulation – and sent a powerful message about the need for a new model of corporate governance. _...Read More_
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"No one is sure why poorer countries have suffered proportionally fewer infections and deaths during the pandemic: weaker health systems, worse nutrition, and larger numbers of people with pre-existing medical conditions suggested the _...Read More_
"No one is sure why poorer countries have suffered proportionally fewer infections and deaths during the pandemic: weaker health systems, worse nutrition, and larger numbers of people with pre-existing medical conditions suggested the _...Read More_
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"Six charts spell out the pandemic’s devastating impact on employment"
"Six charts spell out the pandemic’s devastating impact on employment"
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"Notwithstanding a few head-scratchers among his cabinet and staffing picks, Joe Biden is being hailed as a paragon of conventionality after years of chaos and discord. But given his initial momentum out of the gate, Biden is already on _...Read More_
"Notwithstanding a few head-scratchers among his cabinet and staffing picks, Joe Biden is being hailed as a paragon of conventionality after years of chaos and discord. But given his initial momentum out of the gate, Biden is already on _...Read More_