Economy: Archive

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Two of the Biggest Threats to the Stability of the World Economy Are Hiding in Plain Sight

In the early 1990s, transnational corporations (TNCs) in the agriculture, services, pharmaceuticals, and manufacturing sectors each got agreements as part of the WTO to
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‘A step back’: Emissions rise as world economy gathers pace

Global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and industry have renewed their climb after a three-year pause, driven higher by quickening economic growth and the
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Jim O’Neill says Chinese consumers are ‘easily’ most important to global economy — here’s why

China’s growth rate and the burgeoning relevance of its consumers are “easily” the most important influences on the global economy, according to the former chairman
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A recovering world economy? Dynamics of China and India in global growth

The remarkable growth of China and India has shifted the centre of the world economy towards Asia. However, the 2008 global financial crisis exposed
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Australia’s tenuous place in the new global economy

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during the leaders’ retreat at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Da Nang, Vietnam, Saturday, 11 November 2017. AAP The
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For Global Economy, Slowdown in China Couldn’t Be Better Timed

China’s moderation in growth last month comes at the right time for a global economy that’s benefiting from Europe’s pick up and the U.S.’s strength. That’s especially
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TB to cost world economy $1 trillion by 2030, warns report

An MDR-TB patient in Rayong province, Thailand, receives directly observed therapy in his home. Photo by: USAID Asia / CC BY-NC Tuberculosis will cost the world economy
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China’s Global Ambitions Could Split the World Economy

After the fall of the Berlin Wall, many economists and policymakers assumed the world would become one happy, prosperous economy. Aided by the spread
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SAMUELSON: China’s sheer size has transformed global economy

China may be an even bigger economic deal than we thought. Almost everyone knows that, in the past three decades, China has gone from
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Junior Achievement: Preparing youth for work in a global economy

What is Junior Achievement (JA) and how does it benefit the community? For more than 90 years, Junior Achievement has provided quality financial education