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By in Economy on August 19, 2020
ECONOMY • Analysis
Is growth in China soaring or slowing?
April 17, 2021
The answer depends on how you calculate growth
Profits at America’s banks are sky-high
April 17, 2021
It helps that the economy is on the up, and markets are soaring
Economic Analysis

Currency manipulation rebounded in 2020 as pandemic concerns rose
April 16, 2021
Currency manipulation, the policy by which countries weaken their currencies to boost their trade surpluses, rebounded last year after several years of quiescence, and part of the explanation seems to lie in the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic sparked capital flows out of developing economies into...
Economic Research
Economy: Policy reset can deliver a stronger, more resilient, equitable and sustainable post-pandemic recovery
April 15, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought worldwide social and economic disruption, but also provides governments with the opportunity of a fundamental reset and putting economies on a more sustainable and inclusive growth path, according to the OECD’s report, Going for Growth 2021: Shaping a Vibrant Recovery.
Economic Views
Local Journalists Webinar: School Policy Decisions During COVID-19
April 15, 2021
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, speaks on the considerations schools face in terms of reopening, taking into account their individual needs as well as public health and CDC recommendations. Jacob Carpenter, education reporter at the Houston Chronicle, discusses best practices for framing stories related to this topic. Carla Anne Robbins, adjunct senior fellow at CFR and former deputy editorial page editor at the New York Times, hosts the webinar.
Preventing the Next Pandemic: Leveraging Technology for Early Warning of Spreading Infectious Illness.
April 14, 2021
The rapid rate of infection in the ongoing pandemic is catalyzing technological innovation to prevent the next potential pandemic from ever reaching a global scale. Technology is the essential tool for early testing, detection, and tracking. Through the use of modern data science techniques to develop epidemiological forecast models and personal technology such as smart thermometers and wearables to track trends across regions, preventative measures are more powerful than ever before. Our speaker Inder Singh, founder and CEO of Kinsa Inc., discusses the current and changing landscape of technology and infectious disease prevention.