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Economics of climate change win Nobel Prize for U.S. duo

World Oct 8, 2018

Economics of climate change win Nobel Prize for U.S. duo

Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer, pioneers in adapting economic theory to take better account of environmental issues and technological progress, shared the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday. In an award that turned the spotlight on the global debate over risks associated with climate ...

Business / Economy Sep 21, 2018

OECD expects slightly weaker global growth in 2018 and 2019

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development on Thursday slightly lowered its projections for global economic growth this year and next, saying the expansion "may have now peaked." The world's gross domestic product is expected to expand a real 3.7 percent in 2018, down from ...

U.S., Canada agreement on NAFTA 2.0 appears to be in reach

World Aug 30, 2018

U.S., Canada agreement on NAFTA 2.0 appears to be in reach

A deal on an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement appears to be within reach, as Canada and the United States were set to continue negotiations Thursday aimed at getting the pact done by the end of the week. The two sides will ...