About: Great depression

Economy & Jobs 10-04-2020

World faces new ‘Great Depression’ as virus toll mounts

World powers scrambled on Thursday (9 April) to build a global response to the human tragedy and once-in-a-century economic collapse caused by the coronavirus epidemic, as the worldwide death toll topped 90,000.
Energy 13-09-2016

Workers will lose jobs in green revolution, admits EU’s energy boss

Workers will lose their jobs as Europe shifts to a green economy, European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič has admitted, amid warnings the world faces political and economic turmoil not witnessed since the 1930s.
Euro & Finance 06-12-2013

The great recession, the dismal recovery and the silent depression

If there ever was a time in recent years when the inadequacy of our metrics of societal success was on full display, it is the “dismal recovery” we see in both the US and Europe. The gap between politics and citizens is of serious consequence for democracy on each side of the Atlantic, writes Éloi Laurent.
Euro & Finance 16-08-2011

Is capitalism doomed?

Many advanced economies are on the brink of a double-dip recession as the recovery has been anaemic and sub-par in most of them, writes Nouriel Roubini, professor of economics at New York University's Stern School of Business.
Euro & Finance 05-11-2010

The Opportunity in Seoul: Revitalise and strengthen the IMF

Ahead of the G20 meeting in Seoul, former South Korean Foreign Minister Yoon Young-kwan argues that amid a shift in thinking about state-market relations, leaders have to avoid looking inwards and squandering valuable opportunities, and instead make meaningful progress to revitalise and strengthen the IMF and global financial regulation.