Global Economic News Digest

A specialized media service working to raise awareness among the general public and policy-makers on the most prominent effects of the Corona virus on the global economy, and the policy responses of various countries affected by the pandemic (using reliable international research and media sources that are updated periodically).

17 nov 2021
Ignore 'hysterical people' — inflation is not here to stay, economist says
A breakdown of the latest U.S. data indicates that inflation is confined to certain sectors and will not pose a threat to the recovery, acco...
01 nov 2021
Global inequality ‘as marked as it was at peak of western imperialism’
Super-rich have grabbed an increasing share of the world’s income, economists’ study finds Global inequality is as marked as it...
21 oct 2021
? Will Covid Really Change the Way We Work
Will Covid Really Change the Way We Work?   The U.S. economy is in the throes of what’s been called the Great Resignation:...
10 oct 2021
?Will October again be memorable for wrong reasons as economic risks build
Will October again be memorable for wrong reasons as economic risks build?   Bad things happen in this month and, as IMF prepares...
07 oct 2021
Yet Another Covid Victim: Capitalism
This is an article from World Review: The State of Democracy, a special section that examines global policy and affairs, and is published in...
06 oct 2021
What a Trillion-Dollar Coin Can Teach Us
What a Trillion-Dollar Coin Can Teach Us Now that the U.S. government is once again at risk of defaulting on its debts because of an impa...
02 oct 2021
‘A perfect storm’: supply chain crisis could blow world economy off course
A perfect storm’: supply chain crisis could blow world economy off course   From Liverpool to LA, shortages of energy, labo...
01 oct 2021
Nobody Really Knows How the Economy Works. A Fed Paper Is the Latest Sign
  Nobody Really Knows How the Economy Works. A Fed Paper Is the Latest Sign Many experts are rethinking longstanding core ideas,...
01 oct 2021
Central bank report highlights risk in the race to digital currencies
Central bank report highlights risk in the race to digital currencies In this article: •       ...
30 sep 2021
New money: Central banks lay out operating manual for digital cash
LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) - A group of central banks sketched out a potential operating manual for digital cash on Thursday as they aim to s...
27 sep 2021
Why the Gaza Strip May Be the City of the Future
Urban life amid the Israel-Palestine conflict is defined by violence, surveillance and resource scarcity — conditions that, a new book...
21 sep 2021
Progressive Taxation for Our Times
Progressive Taxation for Our Times   KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sep 21 2021 (IPS) - As developing countries struggle to cope with th...
16 sep 2021
World Bank Group to Discontinue Doing Business Report 
WASHINGTON, September 16, 2021—The World Bank Group today issued the following statement on the Doing Business report:    &...
16 sep 2021
Biden vows to "deal everyone in" as Nobel laureates back economic plan
Biden vows to "deal everyone in" as Nobel laureates back economic plan   In East Room remarks Thursday afternoon on lev...