The Economist - 13 октября 2018
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Год выпуска: октябрь 2018
Автор: The Economist Newspaper and The Economist Group
Издательство: «The Economist Newspaper Ltd»
Формат: PDF, EPUB (журнал на английском языке)
Количество страниц: 96
Описание: When the downturn comes, toxic politics and constrained central banks will add to the risks: leader, page 13. Another recession is just a matter of time. It will be harder to fight than the last. See our special report after page 44. Global growth is slowing, but booming America stands out, page 67. China is the only big country shifting to looser monetary policy, page 68.
People in rich countries are eating a lot more plant-based food. The further they go, the better, page 22.
Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right populist, is poised to win the presidency, page 42. Brazil's soldiers are not itching for power — they may even act as a restraint on a militaristic president: Bello, page 43.
Muhammad bin Salman is starting to look like an old-fashioned Arab despot: leader, page 14. If Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, it would be a chilling escalation by an increasingly repressive Saudi state, page 45.
The City of London
Financial flows are polluted by illicit money. Time to clean up: leader, page 18. Britain is strong on transparency but weak on enforcement, page 72. The notion that the City of London needs to shrink is gathering momentum. It is mistaken: Schumpeter, page 66. Britain takes on Russian spies, page 56.
China's dominance of the electronics supply chain worries Western companies and governments. It will be hard to break nonetheless, page 61.
Action might yet avert the worst. But how likely is that? Page 76. A new report produces a mixture of alarm and apathy: leader, page 14. Paul Romer and William Nordhaus win the Nobel economics prize: Free exchange, page 73.
The Nobel peace prize honours two campaigners against rape in war — an evil that is more lamented than understood, page 58.