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  1. Business and economy

    Is Productivity Growth Becoming Irrelevant?

    by Adair Turner*

    IT
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    As the Nobel laureate economist Robert Solow noted in 1987, computers are “everywhere but in the productivity statistics.” Since then, the so-called productivity paradox has become ever more striking. Automation has eliminated many jobs. Robots and artificial intelligence now seem to promise (or threaten) yet more radical change. Yet productivity growth has slowed across the advanced economies; in Britain, labor is no ...

  2. Markets

    Markets focusing on Italy's debt sustainability, yet again

    by Isabella Bufacchi

    IT
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    Italy’s debt sustainability ghost is hovering over financial markets, yet again. “All scenarios are back on the table,” said an analyst commenting on UK’s surprise election results and Italy‚Äôs surprising setback on the electoral law reform . One of the worst case scenarios being analyzed by market participants worldwide is Italy’s political landscape and the risk of an upward trend of debt/GDP ratio, which hit ...