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New trade deals - good,bad or indifferent? 02:21

“ Liberal, Labor and Greens politicians give their verdict on new trade deals, like the China FTA and the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership. Liberal, Labor and ...”
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China state media warns of generational poverty

China state media warns of generational poverty | The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Despite getting richer than it has never before, China has been increasingly haunted by the social challenge of inequality, as the country’s state media warns that the gap between rich and poor has begun to stabilize in the country, with poverty beginning to pass on from generation to generation.
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China has more than 82 million in poverty - 3News NZ

China has more than 82 million in poverty - 3News NZ | The Global Economy | Scoop.it
More than 82 million people in China still live on less than about US1 NZ127 a day

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jon inge's curator insight, October 16, 2014 5:03 AM

pity it doesn't work in the realworld

 

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What would a high quality China free trade agreement look like? | Chifley Research Centre

What would a high quality China free trade agreement look like? | Chifley Research Centre | The Global Economy | Scoop.it
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Australia's trade at a glance - Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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Reasons for Growth in Globalisation: How containerization shaped the modern world - Sir Harold Evans

Reasons for Growth in Globalisation: How containerization shaped the modern world - Sir Harold Evans | The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Sometimes a single unlikely idea can have massive impact across the world. Sir Harold Evans, the author of They Made America, describes how frustration drove Malcom McLean, a small-town truck driver, to invent the shipping container.

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Matt Smith's curator insight, February 8, 2013 7:34 AM

Lovely video about the invention of containerisation. Added some questions at the end for you to do!

Anne TUMAK's curator insight, March 18, 2014 11:25 AM

Great video...

 

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China's reform package beyond expectation: Capital Economics |Latest News |chinadaily.com.cn

China's reform package beyond expectation: Capital Economics |Latest News |chinadaily.com.cn | The Global Economy | Scoop.it
The detailed blueprint issued by the Communist Party of China (CPC) Friday showed that the leadership of China is able to get backing for a meaningful package of reforms, said Capital Economics, a London-based economic forecaster.
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Millennium development goals: big ideas, broken promises? - interactive

Millennium development goals: big ideas, broken promises? - interactive | The Global Economy | Scoop.it
The eight millennium development goals expire in 2015. What progress has been made? What needs to happen next? Examine the data

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Cleaner air from tackling climate change 'would save millions of lives'

Cleaner air from tackling climate change 'would save millions of lives' | The Global Economy | Scoop.it
The benefits of a reduction in air pollution alone justify action on climate change, say the authors of a new report

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Westminster Business School's curator insight, October 3, 2013 10:59 PM

Further information

Information on latest IPCC report on global climate change

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24292615


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Global Economy Will Grow by 3.1 Percent in 2014 - International Business Times

Global Economy Will Grow by 3.1 Percent in 2014 - International Business Times | The Global Economy | Scoop.it
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Global Economy Will Grow by 3.1 Percent in 2014
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“The world's major economies still face many structural flaws and policy constraints that hinder investment and faster productivity growth,” the report reads.
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China's chief central banker speaks out

China's chief central banker speaks out | The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Zhou Xiaochuan, China's chief central banker, has some fascinating insights into the future challenges for the world's second-largest economy.
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5 facts you need to know about poverty

5 facts you need to know about poverty | The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Home of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. News and jobs from AlertNet (Humanitarian & Climate), TrustLaw (Women & Corruption) plus TrustMedia journalism training and TrustLaw Connect free legal assistance.

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The Principle of Comparative Advantage - 60 Second Adventures in Economics (4/6) - YouTube

Free learning from The Open University http://www.open.edu/openlearn/money-management/management/business-studies/competitive-advantage --- David Ricardo's f...
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Ross Greenwood / Paul Zalai - Japan Australia FTA - YouTube

Visit Freight and Trade Alliance (FTA) Pty Ltd: http://www.ftalliance.com.au Paul Zalai joins Ross Greenwood, Tim Harcourt, Andrew McKellar, Allan Noble on t...
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Problems of Economic Growth: Inside China's most polluted city

As Beijing residents are told to limit time outside because of pollution, some of the 10 million residents in Shinjiazhuang, China's most polluted city, who ...
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Fotheringham's curator insight, March 26, 2013 7:45 AM

Yikes, and our colleagues are up around Shinjiazhuang... yikes.

 

GENA4 2014's curator insight, May 20, 2013 4:38 AM

AQA - context of CHina's economic growth on the UK economy - think about our ethical awareness, social cost in China etc

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Churches fight for economic justice - Eureka Street

Churches fight for economic justice - Eureka Street | The Global Economy | Scoop.it
In his recent address to the Yarra Institute about Christian social thinking, Fr Frank Brennan expressed the view that 'Christian churches are all but absent from the economic debate other than making the occasional, predictable utterance about...
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The other side of Chile's 'economic miracle'

The other side of Chile's 'economic miracle' | The Global Economy | Scoop.it
On the eve of elections, Chileans in Aysen province are demanding action on economic inequality.
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Video: Free trade and protectionism


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South Hunsley Economics's curator insight, January 21, 2013 4:08 PM

Excellent explanations 

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16) Globalisation - Free Trade/Protectionism 

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How economic growth has become anti-life

Vandana Shiva: An obsession with growth has eclipsed our concern for sustainability, justice and human dignity. But people are not disposable – the value of life lies outside economic development

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The gated globe

The gated globe | The Global Economy | Scoop.it
In part two, our correspondents ask why world leaders have shifted their focus from the multilateral World Trade Organisation to regional and bilateral pacts

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