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Carney warns about popular disillusion with capitalism - BBC News

Carney warns about popular disillusion with capitalism - BBC News | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Bank of England boss warns people will reject capitalism unless more is done to help those left behind.
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Trump says US to quit TPP on first day in office - BBC News

Trump says US to quit TPP on first day in office - BBC News | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Donald Trump says the US will quit the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal when he takes office.
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Euro founding father Otmar Issing warns about project's future - BBC News

Euro founding father Otmar Issing warns about project's future - BBC News | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Otmar Issing tells the BBC the eurozone is being undermined by mistakes, and that Greece, Portugal and Italy remain threats to its future.
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Egypt allows its currency to float freely - BBC News

Egypt allows its currency to float freely - BBC News | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Egypt is floating its currency in a move that has reduced its value by almost 50% against the dollar.
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Is international trade always good for the economy? - BBC News

Is international trade always good for the economy? - BBC News | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Colm O'Regan reports on the global rise in protectionist sentiment.
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Why is globalisation under attack? - BBC News

Why is globalisation under attack? - BBC News | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
There has long been a consensus that globalisation brings more jobs, higher wages and lower prices - but now many people are voicing their anger against free trade.
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Pigeon lofts and tulip fever: What is going on in China’s property markets? - BBC News

Pigeon lofts and tulip fever: What is going on in China’s property markets? - BBC News | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Why are property prices rocketing in China at a time when the economy is slowing down?
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Swiss lessons for Brexit - in 10, 30 and 60 seconds - BBC News

Swiss lessons for Brexit - in 10, 30 and 60 seconds - BBC News | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
The BBC's economics editor Kamal Ahmed has been in Switzerland to learn what the non-EU country can teach the UK during Brexit negotiations.
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ECB keeps interest rates at record low - BBC News

ECB keeps interest rates at record low - BBC News | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
The European Central Bank has kept interest rates on hold at zero for another month.
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King Canute's lessons for Brexit

King Canute's lessons for Brexit | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
The EU referendum vote will not turn back the economic tides driven by globalisation – over time, with help from Brussels, public opinion will shift
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Pound slides to fresh 31-year low against the dollar - BBC News

Pound slides to fresh 31-year low against the dollar - BBC News | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
The pound hits a fresh 31-year low against the dollar, as traders react to the latest economic data and comments from Bank of England governor Mark Carney.
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Rethinking Robin Hood

Rethinking Robin Hood | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
While globalization has harmed some people in rich countries, as factories and jobs migrated to where labor is cheaper, this has always seemed to be an ethically acceptable price to pay, because those who were losing were already so much wealthier (and healthier) than those who were gaining. But is that still true?
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US leaving TPP: A great news day for China - BBC News

US leaving TPP: A great news day for China - BBC News | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
US President-elect Donald Trump is giving a leg up to China in the great power game in Asia by withdrawing from the TPP.
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Power and Inequality in the Global Political Economy - Public lectures and events

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Warning as household debts rise to top £1.5 trillion - BBC News

Warning as household debts rise to top £1.5 trillion - BBC News | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it

New statistics show househol

d debts have risen above £1.5 trillion in the UK for the first time.

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Oil price lifted by Russia backing Opec production freeze - BBC News

Oil price lifted by Russia backing Opec production freeze - BBC News | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
The price of Brent crude oil has risen 2.5% after Russia said it would back Opec's plan to cut production to boost prices
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World Bank admits some have lost out from free trade - BBC News

World Bank admits some have lost out from free trade - BBC News | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
An internal document seen by the BBC says globalisation "may have led to rising wage inequality" as the head of the World Bank says more needs to be done to help those who have lost their jobs.
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Globalisation: Where on the elephant are you? - BBC News

Globalisation: Where on the elephant are you? - BBC News | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
As global income distribution has shifted in the two decades up to 2008, the BBC's Andrew Walker looks at one economist's graph that sets out to explain it all - and explains why it's called the "elephant graph".
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Bank of Japan alters policy to spur growth - BBC News

Bank of Japan alters policy to spur growth - BBC News | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
The Bank of Japan makes changes to its monetary stimulus programme, in another attempt to spur economic growth.
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Theresa May: UK will lead world in free trade - BBC News

Theresa May: UK will lead world in free trade - BBC News | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Theresa May says the UK can become "the global leader in free trade" as she faces calls to clarify the government's post-Brexit vision.
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How US welfare compares around the globe - BBC News

How US welfare compares around the globe - BBC News | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Twenty years ago, the US overhauled its cash welfare system - the portion of US assistance that is offered to poor families as a direct payment. But how does this system compare to other high-income countries?
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Seven changes needed to save the euro and the EU

Seven changes needed to save the euro and the EU | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Time for EU reform or divorce? Unless Brussels makes seven changes, its members will inevitably conclude they are trapped in an untenable marriage
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Japan running low on workers as proportion of over-65s hits record levels

Japan running low on workers as proportion of over-65s hits record levels | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Number of employed in Japan is projected to fall by 7.9 million by 2030, government data reveals
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India: Investing in a Child’s Early Years for a Stronger Economy

India: Investing in a Child’s Early Years for a Stronger Economy | Y2 Macro: The Global Economy | Scoop.it
India: Investing in a Child’s Early Years for a Stronger Economy
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