The left needs to think as much about supply as it does about demand.
Chancellor Angela Merkel steered Europe through crises, and Germany has boomed during her tenure. But she has ducked changes needed to ensure the success lasts, analysts say.
The degrowth movement argues climate change isn’t a problem we can simply innovate our way out of.
China Evergrande hired restructuring experts, sending its shares lower and adding to worries about what its fate might mean to the country’s economy.
Eric Adams, the Democratic mayoral nominee, said that New York will “no longer be anti-business,” drawing a contrast with the current mayor, Bill de Blasio.
The race to make electric vehicles is turning some places into winners. Normal, Ill., is one of them. But it has seen good times go sour in the past.
Hugo Carvajal, the former intelligence chief, had been hiding in Madrid, the police said, trying to avoid extradition to the United States.
The billionaire Najib Mikati’s new cabinet is Lebanon’s first empowered government in more than a year. It faces the immediate challenge of a collapsing economy.
A movement against Western influence threatens to close off a nation that succeeded in part by welcoming new ideas.
Eighty percent of the water used by people in California goes to just 0.8 percent of the state’s gross domestic product.
The benefits of the zero-infections policy have dropped in relation to the costs of implementation, and there are signs it is becoming counterproductive.
Inflation has surged across advanced economies. The shared experience underlines that price gains come from temporary drivers — for now.
Annalena Baerbock, the 40-year-old candidate for the Green Party, is likely to have a say in Germany’s next government, no matter who wins this month’s election.
As the country’s leader prepares for a likely third term, he is promising “common prosperity” to lift farmers and working families into the middle class.
President Nayib Bukele has promoted the cryptocurrency as a path to financial freedom, but economic experts and many Salvadorans worry the move brings great risks.
The standards by which “normal” or “acceptable” living conditions are measured have long been discarded.
The group has long tapped underground banks and opium to fund Afghanistan’s insurgency. Fixing the nation’s problems will require a lot more than that.
The emptying of Manhattan’s office districts has benefited Brooklyn neighborhoods where residents worked from home, testing the balance of power between the city’s boroughs.
Strong results compared with last year’s performance mask lingering weaknesses that could hold back needed job creation.
Pandemic-related product shortages — from computer chips to construction materials — were supposed to be resolved by now. Instead, the world has gained a lesson in the ripple effects of disruption.
A crazy recall process could lead to repudiation of the state’s policy successes.
The Delta variant has upended events, office reopenings and travel, raising new challenges for service businesses and their workers.
The Taliban will be under pressure to keep a fragile economy afloat.
There is growing anti-China sentiment in South Korea, particularly among young voters. Conservative politicians are eager to turn the antipathy into a presidential election issue.
Ajmal Ahmady said the central bank had $9 billion in international reserves, including $7 billion at the Federal Reserve. The Biden administration has frozen the assets in U.S. banks.
The Montenegrin leader says that an almost $1 billion Chinese-built highway approved by his predecessor has badly strained the country’s finances.
The government is lifting a lockdown despite warnings from health experts that the outbreak could worsen.
Immigrants helped make places like Northwest Arkansas economic dynamos. But their dwindling numbers, a big factor in slower population growth, could have long-term repercussions.
Regulators want to fix the property sector’s bad habit of borrowing too much. Evergrande, with its billions of dollars in debt, may stand in the way.
When Big Blue left upstate New York, economic pain ensued. But the large complexes left behind are ideally suited for large-scale production and shipping, local officials say.
The proposal would impose tariffs on some imports from countries with looser environmental rules. It would also mean the end of sales in the European Union of new gas- and diesel-powered cars in just 14 years.
Prices are rising. China’s economy is still growing, but at a slower pace. And airline travel is back.
The rallies, widely viewed as astonishing for a country that limits dissent, were set off by economic crises worsened by the pandemic.
Nearly 19 percent of all office space in Manhattan has no tenants — the highest on record — as companies shed leases and embrace remote work.
Things are getting better, but many Republicans won’t believe it.
The city’s prosperity is heavily dependent on patterns of work and travel that may be irreversibly altered.
The ruling was a victory for Florida, which had argued that the rules were crippling the cruise industry and causing the state to lose hundreds of million of dollars.
During the pandemic, Americans have been asking existential questions about their lives; now they are changing them.
The husband-and-wife team atop Soho China had already been keeping a lower profile than they did during an earlier, freer era of the country’s economic revival. Now they are selling their real estate business to Blackstone.
Kim Jong-un said addressing food insecurity was “a top priority” in the country, where millions died in a famine during the ’90s.
The two countries have pledged to cooperate on expeditions to the moon and to an asteroid, setting the stage for a new space race with the United States and its partners.
Hard hit by the decline of mining, a rural area in West Virginia is trying to attract teachers in a comeback effort. What’s lacking are jobs for the graduates.
An anticipated surge of tourism in Portugal is suddenly not at all certain — a symbol of the global economy’s continued struggle with pandemic uncertainty.
The move was unrelated to negotiations over the 2015 nuclear deal, a State Department spokesman said. The United States also imposed new sanctions on other Iranians.
The two presidential candidates are locked in a near tie. One claims fraud and is seeking to have tens of thousands of votes nullified. The other has called his supporters into the streets.
As Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepares to host the Group of 7 meeting, he faces a battle over efforts to cut foreign aid by a third to help make up for the costs of fighting the coronavirus.
New trade data suggests the outlook for the U.S. economy will depend in part on the rate of recovery of other nations.
Rising costs at its factories could trickle out into the rest of the world economy.
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In the Brazilian city of Olinda, a group of thrill seekers has taken up an illegal and death-defying hobby: riding on the outside of public buses.