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By Project Syndicate - Sep 04,2019
By Olga Morawczynski, Julie ZollmannTORONTO — Last May, just before Uber’s $82.4 billion initial public offering, the company’s drivers, together with those for its fellow ride-hailing platform Lyft (many drive for both), participated in an international day of industrial ac
By Project Syndicate - Aug 29,2019
By Shang-Jin Wei NEW YORK — The recent inversion of the yield curve in the United States, with the interest rate on ten-year US government bonds currently lower than that on short-term bonds, has raised fears of a possible US recession later this year or in 2020.
By Project Syndicate - Aug 29,2019
By Kaushik BasuITHACA — The Amazon rainforest has been burning for weeks.
By Project Syndicate - Aug 27,2019
By Stefaan G. VerhulstNEW YORK — After Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans in 2005, the direct-mail marketing company Valassis shared its database with emergency agencies and volunteers to help improve aid delivery.
By Project Syndicate - Aug 26,2019
By Michael SpenceMILAN — This month, the Business Roundtable, a group comprising the CEOs of America’s largest and most powerful corporations, formally abandoned the view that maximising shareholder value should be a company’s primary objective.
By Project Syndicate - Aug 25,2019
By Anna Stansbury and Lawrence H. Summers CAMBRIDGE — The world’s central bankers and the scholars who follow them are having their annual moment of reflection in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
By Project Syndicate - Aug 21,2019
By Kemal Dervi and Sebastián StraussWASHINGTON, DC — Climate change is probably the biggest threat facing humanity today.
By Project Syndicate - Aug 21,2019
By Homi Kharas and Jaana RemesMXICO CITY — Once the world’s most prosperous emerging-market region, Latin America is in danger of being overtaken by its peers, owing to its sluggish and unevenly distributed growth.
By Project Syndicate - Aug 20,2019
By Rachel Locke and David StevenSAN DIEGO/NEW YORK — In last year’s Pathways for Peace report, the result of a joint study by the United Nations and the World Bank, UN Secretary General António Guterres warned that the world is facing a “dramatic resurgence” of conflict
By Project Syndicate - Aug 18,2019
By Kartik Akileswaran and Georgina HutchinsonLONDON — The Fourth Industrial Revolution is reshaping the world of work. While policymakers in the West are struggling to respond, the task facing African governments appears even more daunting.

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