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January 23, 2021
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Recent developments: Output in the Sub-Saharan Africa region contracted by an estimated 3.7% in 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns disrupted economic activity. As a result, per capita income shrank by 6.1% in 2020, setting average living standards back by at least a decade in a quarter of Sub-Saharan African economies. Hardest hit […]Continue Reading
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By Margaux Constantin, Steve Saxon, and Jackey Yu As national borders consider reopening, a partnership between governments and the tourism industry will be essential. Tourism made up 10 percent of global GDP in 2019 and was worth almost $9 trillion,1 making the sector nearly three times larger than agriculture. However, the tourism value chain of […]Continue Reading
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UNCTAD15, the UN trade and development body’s fifteenth quadriennial conference, will take place under the theme “From inequality and vulnerability to prosperity for all” as the world seeks solutions for a global new normal. UNCTAD’s 15th quadrennial ministerial conference (UNCTAD15) to be held in Bridgetown, Barbados from 25 to 30 April 2021 Continue Reading
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Mohamed A. El-Erian is chief economic advisor at Allianz, the corporate parent of PIMCO, where he served as chief executive and co-chief investment officer from 2007 to 2014. He is the author of The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability, and Avoiding the Next Collapse, and warned in 2009 against the onset of the “new normal” […]Continue Reading
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Transcript of Vice Minister Le Yucheng’s Exclusive Interview with National Broadcasting Company (NBC) of the United States On 28 April 2020, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng spoke with Janis Mackey Frayer of the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) at an exclusive interview. The following is a transcript of the interview: Le Yucheng: First of all, […]Continue Reading
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Debates about national security and the global economy are merging into a single debate about relative national power. Such developments raise an obvious question—if considerations of national security and industrial self-sufficiency are so important, then why has free trade ever existed at all? The answer is that free trade is something of a historical aberration; […]Continue Reading
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written by Matt Andrews A lot of  people ask me how governments should support economic growth in the period ‘After Coronavirus’. It is a vital question that I wrestle with daily in preparing  for the forthcoming Leading Economic Growth Online executive education program (which I teach with my amazing colleague, Ricardo  Hausmann). Here are some […]Continue Reading