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Sara Hsu In the news, we have heard about China’s need to rebalance its economy, its slowdown in GDP growth, its debt buildup, and its government’s vague outline for economic reform. There is a great deal of uncertainty about where … Continue reading
By Simon Sturn and Gerald Epstein A large body of cross-country time-series literature shows that financial development—predominantly measured by private credit as a percent of GDP—fuels growth. But, in light of the many recent episodes of finance driven crisis, these … Continue reading
Matías Vernengo The new edition of the International Labour Organization’s Global Wage Report (2012/13) has been published. The figure below shows the rates of growth in real wages by region. Note that real wages have basically stagnated in the developed … Continue reading
Leonce Ndikumana Jessica Desvarieux of The Real News Network interviews Triple Crisis contributor Leonce Ndikumana about the role of inequality in stifling economic growth in South Africa. JESSICA DESVARIEUX, TRNN PRODUCER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jessica Desvarieux … Continue reading
Juan O’Farrell and Soledad Villafañe, Guest Bloggers Latin American countries’ experiences over the last decade have been widely described as a success story for reducing income inequality. In a work to be published this month, we analyze how the coordination between … Continue reading
Matias Vernengo Gregory Clark’s book The Farewell to Alms re-popularized the Malthusian model (for the relevant chapter go here). The basic idea is that population dynamics and the so-called demographic transition do have an important impact on economic growth. Robert … Continue reading