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    Fault lines after COVID-19: global economic challenges and opportunities

    Aliber, R. and Gudmundsson, M. and Zoega, Gylfi, eds. (2023) Fault lines after COVID-19: global economic challenges and opportunities. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9783031264818.

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    The book contains contributions by world renowned economists and historians on many of the big issues of our time. These range from the split between democracies and autocratic regimes to the effects of negative supply shocks to the growth prospects of China to the conflict in Ukraine to financial market issues to global warming. The book should be of interest to academics, policy makers, journalists, and the enlightened public. Here are the some of the issues addressed: There is the effects of multitude of shocks on our fragile systems;; the split between democracies and autocratic countries and its causes; the future growth prospects of China; the future of global financial integration; how to cope with international monetary instability and the effects of rising US interest rates and inflation on world capital markets; the challenges faced by central banks in the post-covid world; policies intended to tackle global warming; the threat to democracy caused by populism; the economic effects of public debt; the role of the US as a lender of last resort in the world economy; the fragility of the cross-border payment system; the crisis in Ukraine and the economic effects of a renewed arms race.


    Item Type: Book
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Business and Law > Birkbeck Business School
    Depositing User: Gylfi Zoega
    Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2023 15:31
    Last Modified: 09 Nov 2023 15:31


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