خدمة إعلامية خاصة لرفع الوعي لدى الجمعور وصناع السياسات حول ابرز آثار وباء فيروس الكورونا على الاقتصاد العالمي والتجاوب السياساتي لمختلف الدول المتأثرة، من مصادر دولية بحثية وإعلامية موثوقة، سيتم تحديثها دورياً.
Author: Sally McGrane
Source: New York Times
Date: Nov. 6, 2020
Michael Bohmeyer’s website, “My Basic Income,” has given randomly selected people almost $1,200 a month for a year to see if it improves their lives. His answer: Yes.
BERLIN — From his Berlin start-up’s brick loft offices, Michael Bohmeyer led the way...
Author: Joe Van Brussel
Source: CNET Personal Finance
Date: Oct. 31, 2020
As Washington negotiators continue to battle over how to dot the I's and cross the T's to pass a new economic recovery bill with a second stimulus check, many Americans are curious about K's, U's and V's.
The letters describe the different paths an economic recovery can follow...
Author: LUIZA CH. SAVAGE
The latest episode of POLITICO’s Global Translations podcast explores the new industrial policy emerging in America to counter China’s ascent.
A historic shift in U.S. economic policy is taking shape regardless of who sits in the White House or controls Congress: an increasingly...
Author: Jomo K Sundram
Date: Nov 1, 2020
Economic trends and what’s important in life
Anis Chowdhury with Jomo Kwame Sundaram
SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR: US third quarter GDP numbers released two weeks ago delighted stock markets and President Trump. Output had picked up by 7.4%, annualised as 33.1%, the largest quarterly economic...
Author: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram
Source: Inter Press Services News
Date: Oct 27 2020
SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 27 2020 (IPS) - In July, the UN Secretary-General warned that a “series of countries in insolvency might trigger a global depression”. Earlier, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)...
Author: Shrutee Sarkar
Date: OCTOBER 29, 2020
BENGALURU (Reuters) - There is a high risk the resurgence in coronavirus cases halts the global economic recovery by year-end, according to Reuters polls of around 500 economists, a majority of whom expected the rebound next year to be weaker than previously thought.
Author: Brendan Murray
Date: 27 October 2020
'There’s not an idle ship available,’ Flexport executive says
Consumer demand, industry consolidation buoy freight rates
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Author: MARTIN CRUTSINGER
Source: AP News
Date: October 28, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — The resurgence of coronavirus cases engulfing the United States and Europe is imperiling economic recoveries on both sides of the Atlantic as millions of individuals and businesses face the prospect of having to hunker down once again.
Growing fear of an economic...
Author: Ben Steverman
Date: 30-Oct- 2020
The numbers don’t lie: We are living in the Billionaire Age.
Four years ago, America elected its first billionaire president. Since then, the nation’s 200-or-so wealthiest people — a cohort representing 0.00006% of the population — have increased their combined wealth...
Author: Daniel Munevar
Date: 06 October 2020
A Eurodad-led review reveals insufficient and inadequate multilateral response to the Covid-19 pandemic on the part of the IMF, locking a large number of countries into a decade-long crisis of debt and austerity.
A review of International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff reports for 80 countries,...
Source: The Wire
Calls to 'reglobalise' as quickly as possible do not offer a desirable route out of this global recession.
The pandemic has exposed the fault lines of the hyper-globalised world. The discontents of hyper-globalisation that began in the 1980s include high levels of inequality,...
Author: Roberto Chang, Andres Velasco
Source: VOX, CEPR Policy Portal
Date: 01 May 2020
Economic policy incentives in the fight against pandemics
Much has been written about the stark choice facing governments in the wake of COVID-19. Should they preserve lives or livelihoods? Less has been said about the equally stark choices facing ordinary citizens,...