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A Second Economic Crisis for Biden, but a Different First Response

A Second Economic Crisis for Biden, but a Different First Response

A Second Economic Crisis for Biden, but a Different First Response A Second Economic Crisis for Biden, but a Different First Response Mr. Biden has stressed that such aid will support increased consumer spending, but he and his team cast the goal of distributing the money in more human terms: to ensure as many Americans as possible avoid the scarring …

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Iraq, Struggling to Pay Debts and Salaries, Plunges Into Economic Crisis

Iraq, Struggling to Pay Debts and Salaries, Plunges Into Economic Crisis

Iraq, Struggling to Pay Debts and Salaries, Plunges Into Economic Crisis Iraq, Struggling to Pay Debts and Salaries, Plunges Into Economic Crisis BAGHDAD — In a stall off a narrow, winding alley of Baghdad’s oldest market, Ahmed Khalaf sells the smallest luxuries: nail polish, plastic hair barrettes, colored pencils. Even during the pandemic, by midmorning the stalls in Shorja market …

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One Vaccine Side Effect: Global Economic Inequality

One Vaccine Side Effect: Global Economic Inequality

One Vaccine Side Effect: Global Economic Inequality One Vaccine Side Effect: Global Economic Inequality LONDON — The end of the pandemic is finally in view. So is rescue from the most traumatic global economic catastrophe since the Great Depression. As Covid vaccines enter the bloodstream, recovery has become reality. But the benefits will be far from equally apportioned. Wealthy nations …

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Further Slowdown in Job Creation Sets Off Economic Alarms

Further Slowdown in Job Creation Sets Off Economic Alarms

Further Slowdown in Job Creation Sets Off Economic Alarms Further Slowdown in Job Creation Sets Off Economic Alarms The American job engine has slowed significantly, stranding millions who have yet to find work after being idled by the pandemic, and offering fresh evidence that the recovery is faltering. The Labor Department reported Friday that employers added 245,000 jobs in November, …

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Biden and His Economic Team Urge Quick Action on Stimulus as Risks Mount

Biden and His Economic Team Urge Quick Action on Stimulus as Risks Mount

Biden and His Economic Team Urge Quick Action on Stimulus as Risks Mount Biden and His Economic Team Urge Quick Action on Stimulus as Risks Mount Mr. Powell, who told lawmakers that the Fed would have preferred to keep those lending programs going while acknowledging that it was Mr. Mnuchin’s place to decide, painted a more dire picture of the …

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Biden names liberal econ team as pandemic threatens workers pandemic workers Council of Economic Advisers Joe Biden administration

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Biden names liberal econ team as pandemic threatens workers pandemic workers Council of Economic Advisers Joe Biden administration Biden names liberal econ team as pandemic threatens workers pandemic workers Council of Economic Advisers Joe Biden administration With unemployment still high and the pandemic threatening yet another economic slump, President-elect Joe Biden is assembling a team of liberal advisers who have …

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Biden’s Economic Picks Suggest Focus on Workers and Income Equality

Biden’s Economic Picks Suggest Focus on Workers and Income Equality

Biden’s Economic Picks Suggest Focus on Workers and Income Equality Biden’s Economic Picks Suggest Focus on Workers and Income Equality WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. formally announced his top economic advisers on Monday, choosing a team that is stocked with champions of organized labor and marginalized workers, signaling an early focus on efforts to speed and spread the …

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Biden Expected to Name Top Economic Officials This Week

Biden Expected to Name Top Economic Officials This Week

Biden Expected to Name Top Economic Officials This Week Biden Expected to Name Top Economic Officials This Week Mr. Deese, 42, is not an academic economist but a veteran of economic policymaking, having served as the acting head of the Office of Management and Budget and the deputy director of the Economic Council under Mr. Obama. He was also a …

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Fighting the pandemic and healing its economic damage dominate talks at the G20 summit.

Fighting the pandemic and healing its economic damage dominate talks at the G20 summit.

Fighting the pandemic and healing its economic damage dominate talks at the G20 summit. Fighting the pandemic and healing its economic damage dominate talks at the G20 summit. Discussions on how to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and deal with the global economic damage it has wrought dominated the Group of 20 summit, which began on Saturday and is being hosted …

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Economic Demands Test Biden Even Before Inauguration

Economic Demands Test Biden Even Before Inauguration

Economic Demands Test Biden Even Before Inauguration Economic Demands Test Biden Even Before Inauguration But muddling along could have long-term consequences. After the last recession, the federal government pulled back on aid before the economy had fully recovered, leading to a slog that was particularly hard on Black and Hispanic households. And without aid, the virus may push more businesses …

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