Economic Progress

Predictions for the economy in 2019, dynamic cities and other top stories of the week 

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Adrian Monck
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The risk of policy shocks. 10 predictions for the global economy in 2019.
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Bengaluru on the move. The world’s most dynamic cities are in the East.
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You can’t afford it. Why the rise in home values is tearing the US apart.

We need a politics of paradise. An alternative view of globalization 4.0.

AI can find your toilet. The power of open source data + artificial intelligence.

Blame politics, not poverty. All too often, organized violence is rational.

The ocean may survive after all. New technologies just need political will.

Fork competition and possession rights. Welcome to blockchain economics.

Global chaos has hidden patterns – which the US defense department intends to find with AI.

Stable and reticent, not aggressive. A new look at China’s foreign policy.

Spacefaring civilizations. How our future in space will echo our future on Earth.

Measuring the speed of climate change. A new study of the oceans offers more precise projections.

Government ministers to hold trade talks at our Annual Meeting in Davos.(CBC)

New Brazilian president bringing top ministers to Davos. (Bloomberg)

A darker mood awaits global leaders. An analysis of the upcoming Annual Meeting. (NPR)

A Nepalese head of government to attend Davos for the first time. (Nepali Sansar)

India set to become third-largest consumer market. Cites Forum report. (Financial Express)

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