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Experts: Urbanization Will Worsen Housing Crisis

Close to 70 percent of the world’s residents will live in cities by the middle of the century, according to recent United Nations figures, and experts warn that an exploding population will exacerbate a housing crisis in some regions. Officials predict that global cities could grow by 2.5 billion people by 2050, underscoring the need for action ...

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US Companies Affected by Trump Tariffs Grapple With Uncertainty

The trade war between the United States and China has made for a nerve-wracking summer of uncertainty in Wisconsin, where manufacturing has long been in decline yet remains a vital part of the state's economy. At Johnson Level and Tool in suburban Milwaukee, the Trump administration's thrust-and-parry trade moves with China and other countries ...

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Revolt of the Tipped Masses

D.C. restaurant workers educate the City Council on economics.

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Crazy Rich Asians can teach us about the region's economic rise | Kenneth Rogoff

The surprise hit movie should lead to many more such stories being told by HollywoodIn the surprise hit movie Crazy Rich Asians (based on a 2013 ...

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U.N. Ignores Economics Of Climate

New Nobel laureate William Nordhaus says the costs of proposed CO2 cuts aren’t worth it.

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It’s better to be born rich than gifted

The least-gifted children of high-income parents graduate from college at higher rates than the most-gifted children of low-income parents, and other ...

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A Nobel Economics Prize for the Long Run

Americans Paul Romer and William Nordhaus study growth and how to sustain it.

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Hurricane Michael, Limousine Crash, Nobel in Economics: Your Monday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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The Latest: Nobel winner thought Academy call was spammer

The Nobel prize in economics has been awarded to one American who has studied the economics of climate change — and to another whose research on technological innovation has raised hopes that human beings are creative enough to do something about it.

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U.S. economists win Nobel for work on climate change, innovation

Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer, pioneers in adapting the western economic growth model to focus on environmental issues and sharing the ...

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Italy's Salvini says Moscovici, Juncker are real enemies of Europe

Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini on Monday dubbed European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Economics Commissioner Pierre ...

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Nobel Prize-winning economist says carbon taxes are the solution to climate change

Just hours before William Nordhaus and Paul Romer won a Nobel Prize for their work on the economics of climate change, the UN issued a dire warning.

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Nobel economics prize shared by climate economist and growth theorist

William Nordhaus and Paul Romer were awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in economics on Monday.

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Nobel Economics Prize awarded for work on climate change, technological innovation

The award for given for integrating climate change and technological innovation into economic analysis.

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William Nordhaus and Paul Romer win Nobel Prize in economics

The two Americans received the Nobel Prize in economics for their work on the relationship of climate change and technological innovation to economics.

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William Nordhaus and Paul Romer win Nobel Prize in economics

The two Americans received the Nobel Prize in economics for their work on the relationship of climate change and technological innovation to ...

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Economists William Nordhaus, Paul Romer win Nobel for work on sustainable growth

Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer, pioneers in adapting economic theory to take better ...

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Nobel Prize in Economics goes to U.S. economists' work in climate change

The Nobel Prize in Economics has gone to two Americans, William Nordhaus and Paul Romer, for their for work that integrates climate change and technological innovation into economic analysis.

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The Week Ahead: Nobel in Economics to Be Awarded, and Big Banks Begin Reporting Earnings

Google plans to unveil an array of new products, and trade and U.S.-China tensions are expected to be discussed at the I.M.F.-World Bank meetings.

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Gray Matter: Why Is Behavioral Economics So Popular?

The recent vogue for this academic field is in part a triumph of marketing.

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Critics fear Amazon's minimum wage hike will distract from its other issues

The world’s most powerful retailer will pay more, but its impact on the economy may mean more struggles for low-wage workersIn 1967, just a year ...

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Meet Farmers of  Future: Robot

Brandon Alexander would like to introduce you to Angus, the farmer of the future. He’s heavyset, weighing in at nearly 1,000 pounds, not to mention a ...

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Trump touts new trade deal with Canada and Mexico

President Trump was in Philadelphia on Thursday touting the new U.S. trade agreement with Canada and Mexico. Mr. Trump claims that the NAFTA ...

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Fed Chair Powell Says Gradual Rate Hikes Best Approach

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that he sees no need to drop the central bank's current gradual approach to raising interest ...

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China’s Private Enterprises Feel Squeeze on All Fronts

As trade tensions between Beijing and Washington worsen, a debate is intensifying in China over the role private and state-owned enterprises play in the economy. The debate has even stoked fears that the communist-led government is preparing to nationalize private industries, analysts say. Under Xi Jinping’s leadership and especially over the ...

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US Economists Optimistic About Growth, Worried About Tariffs

The economy should grow at a healthy pace this year and next, though the Trump administration’s trade policy will likely act as a drag, a group of business economists said.  Growth should reach 2.9 percent this year, according to a survey of 51 economists by the National Association for Business Economics, released Monday. That would be up from ...

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How would Gandhi’s celibacy tests with naked women be seen today? | Ian Jack

Gandhi would surely have been widely reviled, and his faults distorted and oversimplified in the rush to judge himThe Indian historian Ramachandra Guha has launched the second volume of his two-volume biography of Mohandas K(Mahatma) Gandhi, a ...

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