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Working from 合约数字货币交易所_永续合约交易home, A Productive Option

Flavia Ntambi Lwanga, HR Director, Airtel Uganda In an era of uncertainty and unpredictable lockdown measures instituted to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Management of employee welfare becomes pivotal for Business Continuity Planning. Following Uganda’s 42-day lockdown, thousands of employees in the formal sector have been confined to their 合约数字货币交易所_永续合约交易homes and forced to […]

The Race to Sustainable Abundance
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The Race to Sustainable Abundance

Michael R. Bloomberg, Saleemul Huq, and Agnes Kalibata, DHAKA/NEW YORK – The global race to achieve net-zero greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions as soon as possible is also a race to realize a new kind of abundance: of public health, vibrant nature, good jobs, greater equality, and more opportunity. To build this world of plenty, we must […]

Inequality and the Macron Commission
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Inequality and the Macron Commission

Dani Rodrik and Stefanie Stantcheva, CAMBRIDGE – The advanced economies will bounce back more quickly from the COVID-19 pandemic than low-income countries. Still, they face an important and interconnected set of challenges in the years ahead: climate change, inequality, new technologies, demographic aging, and immigration. Business as usual will not do in any of these […]

The Real Inflation Risk
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The Real Inflation Risk

Daron Acemoglu, CAMBRIDGE – With the annual inflation rate in the United States reaching 5% in May, economists and investors are right to be apprehensive about deficit spending, public debt, and the risk of sustained price growth – which is higher now than it has been for almost four decades. But it would be a mistake to respond to these concerns […]

Central Banking, Fast and Slow
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Central Banking, Fast and Slow

Mohamed A. El-Erian, CAMBRIDGE – Economic-policy discussions in the eurozone, the United Kingdom, and the United States increasingly revolve around the question of when and how quickly central banks should pull back the uber-stimulus measures implemented last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. There are no easy answers. Both parts of the question call […]

Attack of the COVID Zombies
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Attack of the COVID Zombies

Luigi Zingales, CHICAGO – As Western economies emerge from the COVID-19 crisis, banks and governments are facing a new problem: how to deal with the corporate walking dead. But an innovative worker-centered scheme could offer a possible solution. In both the United States and the European Union, corporate bankruptcies have declined during the 15 months of the pandemic, […]

The Environmental Republic
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The Environmental Republic

Giulio Boccaletti, LONDON – President Joe Biden’s administration is working hard to reclaim America’s role as a global leader in sustainable development. But success will depend on whether it can lay the political foundation for a new relationship between society and the environment. Activists and policymakers alike are demanding more investment in technologies to reduce […]

The Looming Stagflationary Debt Crisis
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The Looming Stagflationary Debt Crisis

Nouriel Roubini, NEW YORK – In April, I warned that today’s extremely loose monetary and fiscal policies, when combined with a number of negative supply shocks, could result in 1970s-style stagflation (high inflation alongside a recession). In fact, the risk today is even bigger than it was then. After all, debt ratios in advanced economies and most […]

Economics Needs a Climate Revolution
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Economics Needs a Climate Revolution

Tom Brookes and Gernot Wagner, BRUSSELS/NEW YORK – Nowhere are the limitations of neoclassical economic thinking – the DNA of economics as it is currently taught and practiced – more apparent than in the face of the climate crisis. While there are fresh ideas and models emerging, the old orthodoxy remains deeply entrenched. Change cannot […]

Africa’s Human-Capital Imperative
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Africa’s Human-Capital Imperative

Carl Manlan, LOME – In 2014, the African Union’s “Cost of Hunger” study alerted African ministers of finance and planning to an underappreciated economic headwind that was gaining strength and threatening to stall their development plans. Yet even as the silent hunger pandemic and the current COVID-19 pandemic erode Africa’s human capital, policymakers and political […]