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Our experts decode policymakers’ plans for the global economy at the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings

Our experts decode policymakers’ plans for the global economy at the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings

[ad_1] New Atlanticist April 14, 2024 Our experts decode policymakers’ plans for the global economy at the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings By Atlantic Council experts “Fasten your seatbelts,” said International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva at the Atlantic Council last week, during a curtain-raiser speech for the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings. “At some point, …

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The Economy Is Awesome and Here’s Why That’s Bad for Biden 🙄

The Economy Is Awesome and Here’s Why That’s Bad for Biden 🙄

[ad_1] (Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Oops, he did it again: Here’s Frank Runyeon reporting from the courtroom on Day 2 of Donald Trump’s first criminal trial: Trump’s head slowly dropped, his eyes closed. It jerked back upward. He adjusts himself. Then, his head droops again. He straightens up, leaning back. His head …

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Migrant labour in the ‘gig’ economy: progress or trap?

Migrant labour in the ‘gig’ economy: progress or trap?

[ad_1] Platform work is often presented as a stepping-stone for migrant workers. It may not however feel so benign to them. On a roll or going round in circles? Migrant food-delivery workers in Turin (Antonello Marangi / shutterstock.com) Platform work in the European Union has come under increased scrutiny, for its precarious and sometimes exploitative …

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Fish and Game commissioner shares concerns over fishing economy, lawsuits, and bycatch

Fish and Game commissioner shares concerns over fishing economy, lawsuits, and bycatch

[ad_1] ComFish, Kodiak’s annual commercial fisheries trade show, had some big names for its forums, including the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s commissioner, Doug Vincent-Lang. The job is mostly focused on ecology, but the commissioner opened his remarks by talking about economic sustainability.  Commissioner Doug Vincent Lang gave his 2024 forum in the Kodiak …

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As AI Transforms the Economy, CED Provides Plan to Future-Proof Workforce

As AI Transforms the Economy, CED Provides Plan to Future-Proof Workforce

[ad_1] NEW YORK, April 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — The Committee for Economic Development (CED), the public policy center of The Conference Board, has issued a new Solutions Brief, Future-Proofing the Workforce for the AI Era. It offers solutions for business and policy leaders to respond proactively to the AI transformation by equipping workers with the …

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China’s economy grew by forecast-beating 5.3% in first quarter

China’s economy grew by forecast-beating 5.3% in first quarter

[ad_1] Stay informed with free updates Simply sign up to the Global Economy myFT Digest — delivered directly to your inbox. Good morning. We start today with China’s economy, which beat expectations to grow 5.3 per cent in the first quarter against a year earlier. The strong gross domestic product growth rate, which exceeded a …

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Report: UH biomedical research grants pump millions into state economy : Maui Now

Report: UH biomedical research grants pump millions into state economy : Maui Now

[ad_1] April 16, 2024, 12:00 PM HST A researcher. Photo Courtesy: UH Cancer Center The University of Hawaiʻi was awarded just over $58 million in federal biomedical research grants from the National Institutes of Health in Fiscal Year 2023, generating $158 million in economic activity in the state and supporting 819 local jobs. This is …

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California Remains the World’s 5th Largest Economy

California Remains the World’s 5th Largest Economy

[ad_1] Published: Apr 16, 2024 SACRAMENTO – Thanks to continued economic growth and strong performances in a variety of industry sectors, California has again ranked as the 5th largest economy in the world. WHAT GOVERNOR NEWSOM SAID: “California continues to punch above its weight, overperforming all but a handful of the largest countries in the …

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GBP-USD: Trader’s Fixed on the BoE and U.S. Economy

GBP-USD: Trader’s Fixed on the BoE and U.S. Economy

[ad_1] GBP-USD traders have their eyes fixed on the Bank of England (BoE) and the ever-volatile U.S. economic landscape. Let’s dissect the unfolding scenarios that could sway the sterling against the dollar. BoE’s New Guard The spotlight is on Clare Lombardelli, the Bank of England’s next deputy governor for monetary policy, who is set to …

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NCAA hockey regional tournament boosts western Mass. economy by $1.2M

NCAA hockey regional tournament boosts western Mass. economy by $1.2M

[ad_1] Photo courtesy of Lucas Armstrong  SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The inaugural NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey regional tournament at the MassMutual Center proved to be a game-changer for western Massachusetts, generating a remarkable economic impact of $1.2 million. NCAA Men’s Hockey tournament continues at the MassMutual Center Featuring prominent teams like the University …

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