Economic Progress

How countries have recovered from the financial crisis and other top economic stories of the week

People are reflected on an electronic board showing Japan's Nikkei average outside a brokerage at a business district in Tokyo, Japan August 9, 2017.

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Margareta Drzeniek-Hanouz
Deputy Head of Social and Economic Agendas, Member of Executive Committee, World Economic Forum Geneva
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Economic Progress

A list of some of the week’s most interesting stories on economic growth and social inclusion.

How different countries have recovered from the crisis. (The Financial Times, paywall)

Jim O’Neil summarizing the experiences post-crisis. (Project Syndicate)

The financial crisis led to a debt shift to the public sector instead of deleveraging. (The Financial Times, paywall)

And the next crisis may be hiding in corners that seem safe. (The Financial Times, paywall)

The intergenerational effects of the global financial crisis. (The Wall Street Journal)

How income inequality evolved in the US. (NY Times)

What economics could learn from humanities. (Project Syndicate)

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