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>"A prominent Republican economist admits that open markets have hurt some people. But tariffs, he says, aren’t the answer."
>"A prominent Republican economist admits that open markets have hurt some people. But tariffs, he says, aren’t the answer."
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>"Vladimir Putin may be betting the West isn’t willing to pay the economic price to prevent a Russian move on Ukraine in an increasingly interconnected world."
>"Vladimir Putin may be betting the West isn’t willing to pay the economic price to prevent a Russian move on Ukraine in an increasingly interconnected world."
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"Globalisation is not a natural phenomenon, but the result of choices by politicians and businesses. So changes can – and should – be made, writes Phil Thornton, particularly in times of crisis"
"Globalisation is not a natural phenomenon, but the result of choices by politicians and businesses. So changes can – and should – be made, writes Phil Thornton, particularly in times of crisis"
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"Free trade fatigue and strained supply chains were already fracturing the system before the virus accelerated nationalist impulses towards autarky or self-reliance"
"Free trade fatigue and strained supply chains were already fracturing the system before the virus accelerated nationalist impulses towards autarky or self-reliance"
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"Shortages in the United States are piling up. Covid isn’t the only reason for the problem"
"Shortages in the United States are piling up. Covid isn’t the only reason for the problem"
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>"The long read: The year 2020 exposed the risks and weaknesses of the market-driven global system like never before. It’s hard to avoid the sense that a turning point has been reached"
>"The long read: The year 2020 exposed the risks and weaknesses of the market-driven global system like never before. It’s hard to avoid the sense that a turning point has been reached"
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"Faced with new global demographic, inflation and deglobalisation challenges that even “Japan has never really faced”, China should take swift actions to counter their possible negative effects, a senior economist and author has urged."
"Faced with new global demographic, inflation and deglobalisation challenges that even “Japan has never really faced”, China should take swift actions to counter their possible negative effects, a senior economist and author has urged."
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"Production is increasingly specialised, with firms concentrating workers on certain tasks that take advantage of outsourced intermediate inputs. This column uses a new framework where firms can adopt intermediate-intensive technologies _...Read More_
"Production is increasingly specialised, with firms concentrating workers on certain tasks that take advantage of outsourced intermediate inputs. This column uses a new framework where firms can adopt intermediate-intensive technologies _...Read More_
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"Instead of dramatic deglobalization, we will likely see nationalists construct closed societies undergirded by open economies: a globalization without globalists."
"Instead of dramatic deglobalization, we will likely see nationalists construct closed societies undergirded by open economies: a globalization without globalists."
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"Deforestation in the Amazon • Poverty wanes in America • China’s population • Bulking up the British state & many more."
"Deforestation in the Amazon • Poverty wanes in America • China’s population • Bulking up the British state & many more."
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"Historic ruptures often generate and accelerate new global links."
"Historic ruptures often generate and accelerate new global links."
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"A new reality check is coming unless the west replicates its ‘whatever-it-takes approach’ to help poorer countries cope"
"A new reality check is coming unless the west replicates its ‘whatever-it-takes approach’ to help poorer countries cope"
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"Resilience comes not from autarky but from diverse sources of supply."
"Resilience comes not from autarky but from diverse sources of supply."
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"The pandemic could amount to $10trn in forgone GDP over 2020-21"
"The pandemic could amount to $10trn in forgone GDP over 2020-21"
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"Some governments have had better crises than others. Ironically, the country that gave the world Covid-19 – China – is poised to be the only major economy to register positive growth this year."
"Some governments have had better crises than others. Ironically, the country that gave the world Covid-19 – China – is poised to be the only major economy to register positive growth this year."