Tag: World economy

World economy risks ‘dangerously diverging’ even as growth booms

The world economy is on course for its fastest growth in more than a half century this year, yet differences and deficiencies could hold it...

Gender inequality has cost world $70 tln since 1990: Report

With many reports confirming women and other socially-disadvantaged sections have suffered the most during the pandemic, economists at BofA Securities have tabulated the cost of...

Take a last glimpse at a nightmare year for the world economy

For the global economy, 2020 is ending with a sense of hope for the future, partly built on the assumption that it can’t surely be...

Ten ways coronavirus has changed the world economy

Economic shocks like the coronavirus pandemic of 2020 come once every few generations, and they bring about permanent and far-reaching change. Here is an overview...

For the world economy, a grim slog tempered by new hopes

Nearly a year into a pandemic that has ravaged the global economy like no time since the Great Depression, the only clear pathway toward improved...

job loss: Millions of jobs could be permanently lost in reallocation shock

By Olivia Rockeman and Jill Ward Twenty-year-old William Lovely used to work at Jason’s Deli in Virginia Beach, delivering catering orders to surrounding businesses. Now,...

Should we fear post-pandemic inflation?

By Neil Irwin It’s not just the usual inflation alarmists. Many people now see high inflation lurking around the corner; a world where, in the...