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Blockchain could bring a revolution in public financial management

Blockchain could bring a revolution in public financial management

Digital technology can reduce costs and increase impact of public spending ...
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Beware retaliatory protectionism

Beware retaliatory protectionism

Without care, an unhelpful jigsaw piece from the 1930s might come crashing into place ...
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Meloni looks set to lead Italy after election no one wanted

Meloni looks set to lead Italy after election no one wanted

New PM likely to steer clear of neo-fascism but faces strains over EU funding ...
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‘Unnecessary bureaucracy’ hampering climate change efforts

‘Unnecessary bureaucracy’ hampering climate change efforts

Effective green investment needs to allow for more risk ...
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Six lessons from Black Wednesday for today’s central bankers

Six lessons from Black Wednesday for today’s central bankers

Episodes from 1992 rippling through to Truss’s untried government ...
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UK energy crisis calls for rethink on private debt mobilisation

UK energy crisis calls for rethink on private debt mobilisation

UK Infrastructure Bank could play role in reducing burden on DMO ...
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Predictions of K wave plunge excessive, but theory teaches important lessons

Predictions of K wave plunge excessive, but theory teaches important lessons

Proponents argue West is heading for decades-long GDP growth stagnation ...
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Why we need a social taxonomy

Why we need a social taxonomy

In conversation with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ...
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Crypto market can learn lessons from traditional risk management

Crypto market can learn lessons from traditional risk management

Market falls and bankruptcies have provoked regulators to look at risks coming from decentralised finance ...
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ECB rate rise confirms hawks gaining upper hand

ECB rate rise confirms hawks gaining upper hand

No new moves on anti-fragmentation maintain uneasy lull before Italian elections ...
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75-basis point hike near certain for September FOMC

75-basis point hike near certain for September FOMC

Fed will want to emulate Volcker, not Burns ...
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