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>"The narrative doesn’t match the numbers."
>"The narrative doesn’t match the numbers."
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>"Some strategists say the country's difficulties could force central bankers to change their playbooks."
>"Some strategists say the country's difficulties could force central bankers to change their playbooks."
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"China Needs More Easing Despite Seemingly Upbeat Economic Data, Analysts Say - China’s economic data for January-to-February period beat expectations, but economists warned that the recovery needs more support"
"China Needs More Easing Despite Seemingly Upbeat Economic Data, Analysts Say - China’s economic data for January-to-February period beat expectations, but economists warned that the recovery needs more support"
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>"The Labor Department said Thursday that consumer prices jumped 7.5% last month compared with 12 months earlier, the steepest year-over-year increase since February 1982"
>"The Labor Department said Thursday that consumer prices jumped 7.5% last month compared with 12 months earlier, the steepest year-over-year increase since February 1982"
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"After a remarkably strong performance in 2021, financial markets now seem to be coming to terms with the likelihood that fiscal and monetary policies will tighten in 2022. Though a bearish outlook may not yet be warranted, the possibility _...Read More_
"After a remarkably strong performance in 2021, financial markets now seem to be coming to terms with the likelihood that fiscal and monetary policies will tighten in 2022. Though a bearish outlook may not yet be warranted, the possibility _...Read More_
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>"Economists had predicted a rise of 422,000 non-farming jobs as Omicron variant adds new complication to economic recovery"
>"Economists had predicted a rise of 422,000 non-farming jobs as Omicron variant adds new complication to economic recovery"
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"While quitting is usually an expression of optimism, 2021’s quits happened against an economic picture that remains difficult to interpret"
"While quitting is usually an expression of optimism, 2021’s quits happened against an economic picture that remains difficult to interpret"
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"Real earnings turned sharply negative the last two months after eeking out gains over the summer."
"Real earnings turned sharply negative the last two months after eeking out gains over the summer."
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"Michael Spence marvels at the rapid growth of the country’s mobile-internet and digital-services ecosystem."
"Michael Spence marvels at the rapid growth of the country’s mobile-internet and digital-services ecosystem."
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Thanks for posting It's all well and good agreeing to move off fossils fuels, but as the article suggests there needs to be replacements for them. It does not seem that there are at the moment. This means poorer people and developing _...Read More_
Thanks for posting It's all well and good agreeing to move off fossils fuels, but as the article suggests there needs to be replacements for them. It does not seem that there are at the moment. This means poorer people and developing _...Read More_
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"Who Owns Our Data? from Boston Review. We need a model of ownership that recognizes the collective interest we have in how personal data is used, avoids the costs of private exploitation by individual firms, and does not slip into _...Read More_
"Who Owns Our Data? from Boston Review. We need a model of ownership that recognizes the collective interest we have in how personal data is used, avoids the costs of private exploitation by individual firms, and does not slip into _...Read More_
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"The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund play a critical role in the global economy precisely because their independent research is universally trusted. But following a scandal involving the World Bank's flagship report, urgent _...Read More_
"The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund play a critical role in the global economy precisely because their independent research is universally trusted. But following a scandal involving the World Bank's flagship report, urgent _...Read More_
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Its application to join the CPTPP may not prosper, but it creates mischief.
Its application to join the CPTPP may not prosper, but it creates mischief.
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"The World Bank’s recent decision to stop publishing its annual Doing Business report is an understandable initial reaction to revelations of data manipulation in favor of certain countries. But the Bank should use this interruption to _...Read More_
"The World Bank’s recent decision to stop publishing its annual Doing Business report is an understandable initial reaction to revelations of data manipulation in favor of certain countries. But the Bank should use this interruption to _...Read More_
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"Technological progress is a source of growth and jobs, but we need to be prepared to make the most of it."
"Technological progress is a source of growth and jobs, but we need to be prepared to make the most of it."