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© 2020 Relevant Protocols Inc.
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"COVID-19 has caused unprecedented disruption to the world economy, shining a harsh light on the frailties of global capitalism. But there won’t be a progressive paradigm shift coming out of the crisis without a dramatic upsurge of _...Read More_
"COVID-19 has caused unprecedented disruption to the world economy, shining a harsh light on the frailties of global capitalism. But there won’t be a progressive paradigm shift coming out of the crisis without a dramatic upsurge of _...Read More_
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The United States economy grew substantially in the second quarter (Q2) but still fell short of expectations as supply-chain disruptions and labour shortages continued to temper growth despite a big boom in consumer spending. Gross _...Read More_
The United States economy grew substantially in the second quarter (Q2) but still fell short of expectations as supply-chain disruptions and labour shortages continued to temper growth despite a big boom in consumer spending. Gross _...Read More_
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>"The Seattle-based company’s shares fell 6 percent in after-hours trading."
>"The Seattle-based company’s shares fell 6 percent in after-hours trading."
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"Fueled by vaccinations and government aid, the U.S. economy grew at a solid 6.5% annual rate last quarter in another sign that the nation has achieved a sustained recovery from the pandemic recession."
"Fueled by vaccinations and government aid, the U.S. economy grew at a solid 6.5% annual rate last quarter in another sign that the nation has achieved a sustained recovery from the pandemic recession."
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"Protesters in Tunis threw stones and demanded Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi quit and parliament be dissolved."
"Protesters in Tunis threw stones and demanded Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi quit and parliament be dissolved."
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>"Blistering youth unemployment, mounting government debt, corruption and COVID are spurring unrest in Tunisia."
>"Blistering youth unemployment, mounting government debt, corruption and COVID are spurring unrest in Tunisia."
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"Even before the pandemic reversed progress in reducing extreme poverty, policies and programs largely failed to meet the needs of the poorest and most marginalized. Unless that failure is corrected, the most severe forms of poverty will _...Read More_
"Even before the pandemic reversed progress in reducing extreme poverty, policies and programs largely failed to meet the needs of the poorest and most marginalized. Unless that failure is corrected, the most severe forms of poverty will _...Read More_
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"The World Bank has warned in a new report that Myanmar faces severe economic losses and a doubling of poverty as a result of the combined impact of the coup and COVID-19, with the military regime unable to govern effectively."
"The World Bank has warned in a new report that Myanmar faces severe economic losses and a doubling of poverty as a result of the combined impact of the coup and COVID-19, with the military regime unable to govern effectively."
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"The global economy and capitalism are at a crossroads, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, the rise of digital technology, and the changing nature of labor markets. Understanding this new world will require major breakthroughs _...Read More_
"The global economy and capitalism are at a crossroads, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, the rise of digital technology, and the changing nature of labor markets. Understanding this new world will require major breakthroughs _...Read More_
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"The pandemic spurred entrepreneurship and new business lines. Firms that outlast the pandemic may be more resilient in the future."
"The pandemic spurred entrepreneurship and new business lines. Firms that outlast the pandemic may be more resilient in the future."
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"The WHO says that after a period of decline, cases and deaths are climbing globally, spurred by the Delta variant."
"The WHO says that after a period of decline, cases and deaths are climbing globally, spurred by the Delta variant."
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"From diapers to a treatment for autism not covered by insurance, the turbocharged cash assistance for families delivered by Democrats is already making an impact."
"From diapers to a treatment for autism not covered by insurance, the turbocharged cash assistance for families delivered by Democrats is already making an impact."
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"Our empirical approach closely follows JST, who use a local projection model to study the effects of pandemics on the natural rate of interest. Our main contribution is that we focus instead on the impact of pandemics on trend inflation. _...Read More_
"Our empirical approach closely follows JST, who use a local projection model to study the effects of pandemics on the natural rate of interest. Our main contribution is that we focus instead on the impact of pandemics on trend inflation. _...Read More_
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"Has the pandemic opened our eyes on fiscal policy, or was the world moving that way anyway? Experts Richard Yetsenga and Dr Steven Hail talk MMT on podcast."
"Has the pandemic opened our eyes on fiscal policy, or was the world moving that way anyway? Experts Richard Yetsenga and Dr Steven Hail talk MMT on podcast."
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"Beyond dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's main focus now seems to be on "leveling up" the United Kingdom's "left-behind" regions. But first he needs to level up his government's ambitious rhetoric _...Read More_
"Beyond dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's main focus now seems to be on "leveling up" the United Kingdom's "left-behind" regions. But first he needs to level up his government's ambitious rhetoric _...Read More_