The Economist - 24 августа 2019
Год выпуска: август 2019
Автор: The Economist Newspaper and The Economist Group
Издательство: «The Economist Newspaper Ltd»
Формат: PDF (журнал на английском языке)
Количество страниц: 72
What are companies for? Big business, shareholders and society
Competition, not corporatism, is the answer to capitalism's problems: leader, page 7. The idea that companies with a sense of purpose could help deal with social injustice, climate change and inequality is sweeping through parts of the business world: briefing, page 14.
How recessions begin
The onset of a downturn is as much a matter of mood as of money: Free exchange, page 62. Is the Japanification of bond markets a passing phase or permanent state? Buttonwood, page 60. The case for more fiscal stimulus in Germany: leader, page 10
China bullies Cathay Pacific
The Communist Party shows its disregard for rules and markets: leader, page 9. The link between the Hong Kong protests and the most expensive property market in the world, page 44. Multinationals in Hong Kong are rattled, page 51. China's thin-skinned online nationalists want to be both loved and feared by the West: Chaguan, page 46.
Who should run Italy now?
A snap election could worsen the country's budget woes: leader, page 9. Matteo Salvini hopes for elections. His opponents hope to avoid them, page 23.
Gravity waves and nuclear pasta
The observation of a merger between a black hole and a neutron star marks the maturity of gravitational astronomy, page 64.