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By in Economy on January 2, 2017
ECONOMY • Insights
Alcohol firms promote moderate drinking, but it would ruin them
October 19, 2019
Governments are growing more suspicious of Big Booze
A Nobel economics prize goes to pioneers in understanding poverty
October 17, 2019
Randomised trials help policymakers grasp which policies work and which don’t
How the twists and turns of the trade war are hurting growth
October 17, 2019
The IMF downgrades its forecasts for the global economy. Again
Greta Thunberg accuses rich countries of “creative carbon accounting”
October 17, 2019
When it comes to measuring national emissions, she has a point
Can money buy happiness? Two centuries’ worth of books suggest it can
October 16, 2019
But health, life expectancy and security matter even more
Far too many of the world’s youngsters are overweight
October 15, 2019
A UN report finds that many children are getting either too little food, or too much