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By in Economy on January 4, 2017
ECONOMY • Outlook
Beijing will leave it to Hong Kong to resolve protests, HKEX chair says
January 20, 2020
Hong Kong has witnessed more than nine months of public protest.
Most people think capitalism does more harm than good, survey shows
January 20, 2020
A majority of people think that the rich are getting richer while the rest of society struggles, according to consultancy Edelman's Trust Barometer.
Climate experts demand world leaders stop 'walking away from the science'
January 20, 2020
Scientists have called on world leaders to urgently take action in line with the irrefutable science on the climate emergency.
Economic Perspectives
Paying for the European Green Deal
January 16, 2020
The European Commission has presented its Just Transition Fund to help regions still dependent on fossil fuel as they move towards green energy. But where does the money come from and is it enough to make Europe carbon neutral by 2050? Should the EU re-write its fiscal rules to encourage sustainable investment? And should environmentalists be optimistic? Nicholas Barrett asked Simone Tagliapietra and Grégory Claeys.
Economic Climate
ifo Institute: Economic Experts Fear Tariff War Will Shrink World Trade
May 10, 2019
International economic experts fear that the tariff war between the US, China, and Europe will lead to a decline in world trade. This is the result of the World Economic Survey conducted by the ifo Institute among 1,130 economists worldwide. When asked to name the most significant consequence of the higher tariffs, the predominant answer was “less trade.”
Economic Outlook
Tentative Stabilization, Sluggish Recovery?
January 20, 2020
By Gita Gopinath عربي, 中文, Español, Français, 日本語, Русский In the October World Economic Outlook, we described the global economy as in a synchronized slowdown, with escalating downside risks that could further derail growth. Since then, some risks have partially receded with the announcement of a US-China Phase I trade deal [...]
World Economic Outlook Report