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COVID-19: Impact on the Global Workforce

(click to enlarge) Since spreading worldwide in the early months of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has deeply affected the global workforce. During the first wave,...

UK Energy Costs Are Through the Roof

(click to enlarge) Following the downfall of another prime minister and the British pound’s collapse to its lowest level ever against the dollar, the U.K....

China’s Missing Economic Data

(click to enlarge) China’s third-quarter economic data, including gross domestic product figures, were due to be released Oct. 18. The day before the scheduled release,...

The Latest Global Growth Forecast

(click to enlarge) In its new report on the outlook for the global economy, the International Monetary Fund confirmed a slowdown for 2022 and was...

Asian Developing Economies’ Path to Recovery

(click to enlarge) Given sputtering global trade, Asian economies have relied on domestic consumption to recover from the pandemic. This was particularly notable in Malaysia,...

Global Food Insecurity

(click to enlarge) Widespread food insecurity is back on the table. War and organized violence are the main drivers of acute food insecurity, followed by...

The World’s Biggest Military Spenders

(click to enlarge) The nature of military spending varies greatly among countries and regions, and raw numbers can't always be taken at face value. In...

Ukraine War Weighs Down European Economies

(click to enlarge) Europe is bearing the brunt of the economic war raging between Russia and the West. On the whole, European economies grew in...

Ukraine’s Vulnerable Power Grid

(click to enlarge) Ukraine’s energy crisis differs dramatically from that of its European counterparts. In Europe, the problem is related to exorbitantly high prices. But...

Pipeline Networks in Southeastern Europe

(click to enlarge) Europe has seen record prices for natural gas and electricity in recent months, due largely to the invasion of Ukraine by Russia,...

How Work Has Changed Since COVID-19

(click to enlarge) Like supply chains, the supply of workers in the economy was a major victim of the pandemic. And the damage lingers: The...

Global Migration Trends

(click to enlarge) The COVID-19 pandemic, ensuing economic crisis, changes in travel restrictions and increased incidents of conflict displacement have created an unprecedented scenario for...

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