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"Until I read this post, I didn't realize how global the Dark Age was. Apparently the years ~200-800 AD represented a global slowing of technological progress."
"Until I read this post, I didn't realize how global the Dark Age was. Apparently the years ~200-800 AD represented a global slowing of technological progress."
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New IMF research uses data on employment and vacancies in the US and the UK. "Despite tight labor markets, as reflected in high vacancy-to-unemployment ratios and job quits, the employment recovery remains incomplete and below pre-pandemic _...Read More_
New IMF research uses data on employment and vacancies in the US and the UK. "Despite tight labor markets, as reflected in high vacancy-to-unemployment ratios and job quits, the employment recovery remains incomplete and below pre-pandemic _...Read More_
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"Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg shows that while the two main parties, China and the US, have both lost, “bystander” countries have gained."
"Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg shows that while the two main parties, China and the US, have both lost, “bystander” countries have gained."
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>"Rising inequality and firms’ market power pose challenges to the aims of inclusive growth and shared prosperity. Nevertheless, growth and equity need not be mutually exclusive. This column argues that economic dynamism is crucial for _...Read More_
>"Rising inequality and firms’ market power pose challenges to the aims of inclusive growth and shared prosperity. Nevertheless, growth and equity need not be mutually exclusive. This column argues that economic dynamism is crucial for _...Read More_
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Despite ongoing Covid concerns, rising inflation and interest rate increases looking likely, there are still some opportunities in the markets.
Despite ongoing Covid concerns, rising inflation and interest rate increases looking likely, there are still some opportunities in the markets.
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"Cost of living crisis worsens, piling pressure on Bank of England to raise interest rates again."
"Cost of living crisis worsens, piling pressure on Bank of England to raise interest rates again."
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>"Rapid QT both increases the supply of duration and shrinks the cash balances of banks, the marginal buyer of duration. Rates may spike."
>"Rapid QT both increases the supply of duration and shrinks the cash balances of banks, the marginal buyer of duration. Rates may spike."
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"Some commentators attribute the latest sharp increase in the Consumer Price Index to businesses pushing prices of goods higher in order to secure higher."
"Some commentators attribute the latest sharp increase in the Consumer Price Index to businesses pushing prices of goods higher in order to secure higher."
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A must read about these interesting ideas of 'Michal Kalecki '. "His ideas are a vital tool for understanding how the system works, and how it might be overcome."
A must read about these interesting ideas of 'Michal Kalecki '. "His ideas are a vital tool for understanding how the system works, and how it might be overcome."
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"This surprised many politicians and pundits, who’ve become conditioned to much lower inflation numbers. As the graph below shows, yearly consumer price increases since 2010 _...Read More_
"This surprised many politicians and pundits, who’ve become conditioned to much lower inflation numbers. As the graph below shows, yearly consumer price increases since 2010 _...Read More_
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"Some low-income families will need to spend more than half of their income after housing costs on gas and electricity, says Joseph Rowntree Foundation"
"Some low-income families will need to spend more than half of their income after housing costs on gas and electricity, says Joseph Rowntree Foundation"
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"Xi Jinping says major economies need to be wary of ‘negative spillovers’ hitting global recovery"
"Xi Jinping says major economies need to be wary of ‘negative spillovers’ hitting global recovery"
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>""Adjustments of money prices are the easiest and most obvious way of causing each other to overlook goods’ and services’ non-monetary aspects that would otherwise reduce _...Read More_
>""Adjustments of money prices are the easiest and most obvious way of causing each other to overlook goods’ and services’ non-monetary aspects that would otherwise reduce _...Read More_
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>"Compared to a year earlier, the economy grew 4% in the last three months of 2021, official figures show."
>"Compared to a year earlier, the economy grew 4% in the last three months of 2021, official figures show."
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>"Jason Furman ascribes near-universal forecasting errors in 2021 to not taking economic models seriously enough."
>"Jason Furman ascribes near-universal forecasting errors in 2021 to not taking economic models seriously enough."