Economy

A Good but Incomplete Start to Debt Relief

2020 Nov 25

After initially responding to the pandemic induced economic crisis with an initiative to postpone developing countries debt payments, the G20 has now come back to the table to offer a more plausible solution. But the new common framework for....

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Job Creation Is the New Game in Town

2020 Nov 19

Even if a successful rollout of a new COVID-19 vaccine causes the current health crisis to recede by next spring, the unemployment crisis will remain. That is especially true in the United Kingdom...

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Rethinking Resilience in Business

2020 Nov 07

COVID-19 is forcing firms to reimagine resilience. Instead of trying to strengthen their ability to resist change, companies must learn how to adapt and adjust ...

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How COVID-19 Will Increase Inequality in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies

2020 Nov 05

Emerging markets and developing economies grew consistently in the two decades before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, allowing for much-needed gains

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Capitalism After the Pandemic

2020 Oct 22

Getting the Recovery Right

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How to Govern the New Digital Domain

2020 Oct 21

For too long, and on too many issues, policymakers have left the governance of technology in the hands of those who design it. Governments face three imperatives...

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Scotland after Sterling

2020 Oct 19

Scottish advocates of leaving the United Kingdom need a plan for a new currency and an independent central bank...

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Capitalism Is Broken. The Fix Begins With a Free Covid-19 Vaccine.

2020 Oct 19

Skewed public-private relationships, like pharmaceutical companies getting millions from taxpayers then overcharging for drugs, are just one part of the problem.

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How to Make Japan Great Again

2020 Oct 18

If Japans new prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, wants to emerge from the shadow cast by his predecessor, he will need to devise a compelling message

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The Coming Equity Shortage

2020 Oct 13

Firms that manage to survive until an effective COVID-19 vaccine is widely available will have a bright future but weak balance sheets. Innovative new private-equity funds, modeled on US special-purpose acquisition companies, could provide much-needed cap

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Capitalists and Socialists of the World, Unite!

2020 Oct 05

Although it can be politically expedient to draw a thick line between capitalist decentralization and socialist central planning, the truth is that these two systems have converged on many occasions...

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White-Collar Crime, No Punishment

2020 Oct 01

Even if the latest scandals in banking reveal nothing new about the financial industrys ethical standards, they have put a spotlight on a bigger emerging problem the complicity of law enforcement agencies in white-collar crime.

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