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Global Growth

Hey, Larry Summers

Eve Ellis | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Eve Ellis

Summers says that the current focus on monetary policy is not enough to combat the current downward world economic trend. Yes, as I said, I think he's right. But his own solutions fall short.

Why 2015 Is a Make-or-Break Year for the Global Economy

Christine Lagarde | Posted 03.22.2015 | World
Christine Lagarde

The adoption of the IMF reforms by the United States Congress would send a long overdue signal to rapidly growing emerging economies that the world counts on their voices, and their resources, to find global solutions to global problems.

Bonnie Kavoussi

THE LONG PLATEAU: Economists Say U.S. Growth Unlikely To Return To Pre-Recession Levels | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- High unemployment and slow growth may be the new normal for the U.S. economy, according to leading experts at the Conference Board, a glob...

Food Prices Could Be More Of A Concern Than Oil Spikes

Reuters | Emily Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Food, not oil, may prove to be the bigger threat to global growth, with the pain falling disproportionately upon the developing...

Nouriel Roubini, Ian Bremer: Obama Must Ask For More Stimulus To Protect 'Fragile Recovery' | Nouriel Roubini and Ian Bremer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Politically, this second global slowdown could not have come at a more difficult time. In the US, Democrats and Republicans will soon retreat to their...

World Population Projected To Reach 7 Billion In 2011

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The world's population is forecast to hit 7 billion in 2011, the vast majority of its growth coming in developing and, in many cases, the poorest nati...

Growth Abroad Offsets Sluggish U.S. Sales

New York Times | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If the fortunes of the Power Curbers company were tied solely to business in the United States, these would be grim days at its factory on the fringes...