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Annual Real GDP Will Be 3.4% Lower Than Projected In January Due To Coronavirus
The 2020 coronavirus pandemic has brought about widespread economic disruption.
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June 2020 Job Cuts Over 1,200,000 - Highest On Record
Job cuts announced by U.S.-based employers hit 1,238,364 in the second quarter, the highest quarterly total on record.
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The World As A Giant Lego Tower
Over the history of the Lego company, more than 600 billion plastic bricks have been produced, which means about a hundred bricks for every living person on Earth.
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May 2020 Headline New Home Sales Remain Strong
The headlines say new home sales improved month-over-month. Overall sales-to-date in 2020 remains better than any other year since 2007.
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What Does The Future Hold For College Students Graduating During The COVID Recession?
New college grads are entering the job market during a confirmed recession, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research, as the unemployment rate for the nation hit 13.3% in May.
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The Macroeconomics Of Degrowth
Can planned economic contraction be stable?
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Betting On India
5 years ago
I am a foreigner who lives in India about 6 months a year. there is a theory that a ship runs smoother if all rowers are rowing in the same direction - even if it is wrong. At this point Rajan is the rower trying to move the ship in the opposite direction. It is significantly easier to slow an economy down than speed it up - in fact, i see no evidence from anywhere in the world that monetary policy can be used to accelerate an economy. Rajan's policies are a brake on the indian economy.
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