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Economy & Jobs 22-01-2019

Brazil and US push for less regulation and lower taxation in Davos

Less regulation and lower taxation rank at the top of their respective political agendas, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro and US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo successively told participants at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos (Switzerland) on  Tuesday (22 January).
Future EU 29-01-2018

Davos wrap-up: A sense of optimism on Europe and the global economy

Optimism about the future of Europe and the outlook of the global system became dominant during the World Economic Forum that concluded last week, despite doubts about the integration process of the bloc and risks affecting the world economy remain.
Global Europe 22-01-2016

Germany is the poster child of an accident waiting to happen

Export-oriented Germany is the poster child for an accident waiting to happen, according to a review of countries most affected by the ongoing global economic slowdown,  George Friedman writes in Geopolitical Futures.

Unprofitable but not unthinkable: our de-globalised future

From Ukraine to Syria to the South China Sea, the world is experiencing a spike in geopolitical crises. Yet the business community is, it seems, still largely confident that today’s geopolitical crises will remain relatively marginal and mostly isolated. Is this view correct or could investors be missing the unfolding of a de-globalised world?, asks Kristel Van der Elst.
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Economy & Jobs 07-01-2013

James K. Galbraith on the crisis and inequality in Europe

American economics professor James Galbraith presented his views on the Eurocrisis and the U.S. debt crisis during a high-level conference organised by the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) in Brussels on 11 December 2012.

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