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By Jim O’Neill - Jun 25,2022
LONDON — There has been much talk lately of a return to 1970s economic conditions. Here in the United Kingdom, year-on-year inflation reached 9.1 per cent in May, and disruptive labour strikes are dominating the headlines.But is a 1970s-style economy really in the offing?
By Jim O’Neill - May 25,2022
LONDON  —  At the start of the year, I expressed concerns about the outlook for financial markets, owing to all the considerable uncertainties that I could identify, and to the many other potential risks that were not yet clear.
By Jim O’Neill - Aug 15,2021
LONDON — Earlier this month, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a speech in Coventry about what seems to have become his signature policy initiative: “Levelling up” the local and regional economies that have increasingly fallen behind that of London and the United Kingdom’
By Jim O’Neill - May 23,2021
LONDON — Since last spring, it has been clear to me that a quick and sizeable recovery would follow from the pandemic-induced recession, owing to Western governments’ massive fiscal- and monetary-policy responses and the high probability that effective vaccines would be forthcomi
By Jim O’Neill - Aug 18,2020
LONDON — On August 11, the OECD signalled that it would be revising its 2020 real (inflation-adjusted) GDP forecast for South Korea from -1.2 per cent to -0.8 per cent, adding to the confidence that the country is faring better economically than any other OECD member.
By Jim O’Neill - Jan 20,2020
LONDON — At the start of a new decade, many commentators are understandably focused on the health of the global economy.
By Jim O’Neill - Dec 12,2019
LONDON — The threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is being overshadowed by the menace of climate change.
By Jim O’Neill - Nov 17,2019
LONDON — At 3.6 per cent, unemployment in the United States remains near its lowest level since the late 1960s.
By Jim O’Neill - Oct 05,2019
LONDON — As the chair of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), I recently hosted an offsite event with some of the organisation’s strongest supporters, research staff and other leaders.
By Jim O’Neill - Aug 15,2019
LONDON — Nowadays, when people ask me how I am, I answer, jokingly, that I’m doing great, so long as I ignore Donald Trump’s presidency in the United States, Brexit, the crisis of the United Kingdom’s major political parties and the performance of Manchester United.But recently,

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