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PostCovid19 exit methods and economic challenges for emerging markets

Post-Covid-19 exit strategies and economic obstacles for emerging markets Joshua Aizenman, Hiro Ito The financial policies of the US in the post-COVID period will have crucial ramifications for the global economy. This column describes 2 different exit strategies for the United States from the COVID-related debt-overhang and analyses their implications …

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Reforming the EU financial framework: Now is the time

Reforming the EU financial framework: Now is the time Niels Thygesen, Roel Beetsma, Massimo Bordignon, Xavier Debrun, Mateusz Szczurek, Martin Larch, Matthias Busse, Mateja Gabrijelcic, Eloïse Orseau, Stefano Santacroce This year’s yearly report of the European Fiscal Board supplies brand-new evidence that the EU financial structure does not perform. This …

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A (extremely) brief history of the concept of ending hardship

A (extremely) brief history of the idea of ending hardship Martin Ravallion Sometimes, ‘ending poverty‘ might appear to be absolutely nothing more than a ‘symbolic’ goal, with little done to achieve the objective. This column offers a brief history of the concept of ending hardship as a ‘motivational’ goal, from …

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Europeans understand and act upon WHO recommendations during COVID19

Europeans know and act upon WHO suggestions during COVID-19 Nirosha Elsem Varghese, Iryna Sabat, Sebastian Neumann-Böhme, Jonas Schreyögg, Tom Stargardt, Aleksandra Torbica, Task van Exel, Pedro Barros, Werner Brouwer The World Health Company suggested a range of preventative behaviours to secure the general public from COVID-19. This column examines how …

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Green zones: A safe course towards complimentary motion and an enduring healing

Green zones: A safe path towards free motion and an enduring recovery Bary Pradelski, Miquel Oliu-Barton On 13 October 2020, EU member states accepted common criteria for mapping epidemiological threat and to implement non-discriminatory travel restrictions. The strategy concurs in its crucial elements with the principle of green-zoning introduced in …

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Pursuing inclusive development

Pursuing inclusive development João Tovar Jalles, Luiz de Mello Widening income disparities and slow performance development in lots of nations have revived interest in the policies that can provide strong and fair growth in output and living requirements. This column provides a chronology of inclusive development episodes, defined as boosts …

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Selfpreferencing by gatekeeper platforms: Ramifications for digital guideline

Self-preferencing by gatekeeper platforms: Implications for digital policy Jorge Padilla, Joe Perkins, Salvatore Piccolo Supposed market abuse by technology firms with large bases of faithful customers has actually become a pushing policy issue. This column argues that considerable customer damage can arise from the efforts of these ‘gatekeeper platforms’ to …

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Words versus deeds: How reserve banks manage expectations

Words versus deeds: How reserve banks manage expectations Paweł Baranowski, Wirginia Doryń, Tomasz Łyziak, Ewa Stanisławska To accomplish macroeconomic stabilisation, reserve banks try to handle the expectations of the private sector. Decisions on short-term interest rates and interaction can both effect expectations, but interaction is particularly crucial under the effective …

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Internationalising the euro in the age of COVID19

Securely increasing the supply of safe possessions: Internationalising the euro in the age of COVID-19 Angela Capolongo, Barry Eichengreen, Daniel Gros Looking for to internationalise the euro is now an official policy of EU institutions. But a restriction on broader use of the euro, by central bank reserve supervisors in …

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Non-active workers and mortality due to Covid19: Proof from Italy

Inactive employees and mortality due to Covid-19 : Proof from the Italian lockdown Nicola Borri, Francesco Drago, Chiara Santantonio, Francesco Sobbrio In reaction to the Covid-19 outbreak, lots of nations imposed lockdowns to manage the spread of the infection. This column examines the Italian economic lockdown and its impact on …

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