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"Robert J. Barro shows that two consecutive quarters of negative US growth have almost always preceded an official downturn designation."
"Robert J. Barro shows that two consecutive quarters of negative US growth have almost always preceded an official downturn designation."
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"And hiking interest rates when real wages lag far behind inflation is a dirty trick."
"And hiking interest rates when real wages lag far behind inflation is a dirty trick."
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>""Any time it looks like there’s a tradeoff between unemployment and inflation, something has gone very wrong. We could’ve avoided both horns of the dilemma if the _...Read More_
>""Any time it looks like there’s a tradeoff between unemployment and inflation, something has gone very wrong. We could’ve avoided both horns of the dilemma if the _...Read More_
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>"Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers said the US jobless rate would need to rise above 5% for a sustained period in order to curb inflation that’s running at the hottest pace in four decades."
>"Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers said the US jobless rate would need to rise above 5% for a sustained period in order to curb inflation that’s running at the hottest pace in four decades."
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"Inflation is expected to remain high later this year even as the economy slows and layoffs rise. Already, signs of financial stress are surfacing."
"Inflation is expected to remain high later this year even as the economy slows and layoffs rise. Already, signs of financial stress are surfacing."
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"How to deal with high inflation and sputtering growth at the same time."
"How to deal with high inflation and sputtering growth at the same time."
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"It is hard to fathom how Nigeria’s Central Bank interest rate increase would benefit most Nigerians."
"It is hard to fathom how Nigeria’s Central Bank interest rate increase would benefit most Nigerians."
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"Structural reforms to South Africa’s economy need to be accelerated."
"Structural reforms to South Africa’s economy need to be accelerated."
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"Lower real living standards now represent the price of being in paid work."
"Lower real living standards now represent the price of being in paid work."
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>"Inflation, a slowdown in China and recessions in the US and elsewhere are big risks. Labor’s mandate is limited. It needs to build the case for an expanded one now."
>"Inflation, a slowdown in China and recessions in the US and elsewhere are big risks. Labor’s mandate is limited. It needs to build the case for an expanded one now."
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"The nation has very low unemployment figures, but that masks a complex labour market."
"The nation has very low unemployment figures, but that masks a complex labour market."
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>"Obama’s undersized stimulus in 2009 doomed America to an economic lost decade."
>"Obama’s undersized stimulus in 2009 doomed America to an economic lost decade."
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>"America Used to Be an Employment Leader. For American Workers' Sake, it Must Lead Again."
>"America Used to Be an Employment Leader. For American Workers' Sake, it Must Lead Again."