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‘An opportunity to bring about a better future’: Top economists call for the end of the carbon economy

Group of leading economists call on policymakers to hasten the close of the ‘carbon economy’.  More than 100 of the world’s leading economists have urged…

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Euro zone inflation unexpectedly ticks up amid record GDP slump

The euro zone’s economy recorded its deepest contraction on record in the second quarter, preliminary estimates showed on Friday, while the bloc’s inflation unexpectedly ticked…

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Brexit will deliver double shock to UK economy, study finds

A Brexit hit is looming for sectors that have emerged relatively unscathed from the Covid-19 pandemic, analysis by the London School of Economics suggests. The…

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Japan’s average minimum wage should stay the same amid virus resurgence: panel

Japan’s average minimum hourly wage should be maintained at the current level, a subcommittee of the government’s Central Minimum Wage Council decided on July 22,…

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U.N. report suggests temporary basic income to help world’s poorest amid pandemic

A temporary basic income for the world’s poorest 2.7 billion people in 132 developing countries could help slow the spread of the coronavirus by allowing…

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A taxing problem: how to ensure the poor and vulnerable don’t shoulder the cost of the COVID-19 crisis

In the wake of the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, tax systems should be reformed, and tax avoidance and evasion reduced, to ensure an economic recovery in…

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Europe’s recession may be milder than feared, ECB’s Schnabel says

Some economic indicators suggest that Europe’s pandemic-induced recession may be milder than earlier feared, European Central Bank board member Isabel Schnabel told Dutch newspaper NRC…

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German parliament leader urges fresh push for EU economic union amid pandemic

Wolfgang Schäuble has called for improved integration in the eurozone. He said the bloc would be “significantly further ahead today” if the EU had established…

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Pakistan central bank governor says coronavirus lockdowns are a ‘luxury of the rich’

The coronavirus pandemic is a public health crisis and until it’s addressed, there will most likely be economic hardships ahead, Pakistan’s central bank governor told…

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UK economy shows biggest drop in 40 years in early 2020

Britain’s economy shrank by the most since 1979 in early 2020 as households slashed their spending, according to official data that included the first few…

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