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>"A confluence of many factors – from Russia’s war to drought to local corruption and lack of productivity – has inflated prices."
>"A confluence of many factors – from Russia’s war to drought to local corruption and lack of productivity – has inflated prices."
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"News of a cooling housing market might be a relief to some, but we’ll be living with the aftereffects for a long time to come."
"News of a cooling housing market might be a relief to some, but we’ll be living with the aftereffects for a long time to come."
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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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>"Bacteria, a virus, a trade policy—and a lesson"
>"Bacteria, a virus, a trade policy—and a lesson"
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"300,000 more workers in this age group in UK are now economically inactive, pointing to a major challenge for the government."
"300,000 more workers in this age group in UK are now economically inactive, pointing to a major challenge for the government."
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"With employers struggling to hire enough workers, reliance on automation is becoming more of a necessity than just a source of competitive advantage."
"With employers struggling to hire enough workers, reliance on automation is becoming more of a necessity than just a source of competitive advantage."
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"As the past two years have made brutally clear, the trucking sector is absolutely critical to this nation’s economy and to the health and well-being of the American people, during good times and crises. So, these are not just trucking _...Read More_
"As the past two years have made brutally clear, the trucking sector is absolutely critical to this nation’s economy and to the health and well-being of the American people, during good times and crises. So, these are not just trucking _...Read More_
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>"Increased demand for the semiconductors that power cars, electronics and electrical grids have stoked inflation and could cause more factory shutdowns in the United States."
>"Increased demand for the semiconductors that power cars, electronics and electrical grids have stoked inflation and could cause more factory shutdowns in the United States."
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>"A discussion over whether price controls would work to stem inflation is sweeping progressives. So far, it has little political acceptance."
>"A discussion over whether price controls would work to stem inflation is sweeping progressives. So far, it has little political acceptance."
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>"What happens to the economy is contingent on what happens with the Covid-19 virus, and as long as the virus isn’t under control, neither is the US or global economy."
>"What happens to the economy is contingent on what happens with the Covid-19 virus, and as long as the virus isn’t under control, neither is the US or global economy."
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"Schools and social assistance agencies face staffing shortages as they compete with businesses able to raise wages — and services are suffering."
"Schools and social assistance agencies face staffing shortages as they compete with businesses able to raise wages — and services are suffering."
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"The highly intricate and interconnected global supply chain is in upheaval, and in one way or another, much of the crisis can be traced to the outbreak of Covid-19."
"The highly intricate and interconnected global supply chain is in upheaval, and in one way or another, much of the crisis can be traced to the outbreak of Covid-19."
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"Though the risk of a severe labor shortage continuing into 2022 is not the most likely scenario, the chances of it are increasing. That means we could see significantly lower economic growth next year."
"Though the risk of a severe labor shortage continuing into 2022 is not the most likely scenario, the chances of it are increasing. That means we could see significantly lower economic growth next year."
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"Shortages and inflation aren’t uniquely American problems."
"Shortages and inflation aren’t uniquely American problems."