Economic Contraction

Guyana uses its foreign policy for economic development

(MENAFN – Caribbean News Global) Wazim Mowla is an American Guyanese program assistant for the Caribbean Initiative at the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center at the Atlantic Council in Washington DC, and a master’s student at the School of International Service at the American University. By Wazim Mowla While some …

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Questions and answers: banks align to offer mortgage guarantee offers

Options for first-time buyers opened up this week as Main Street banks launched a wave of government-backed mortgages for those with a deposit of just 5% and Nationwide announced a deal that allows first-time buyers to borrow up to 5.5 times their income. In the March budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak …

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the impact of Covid-19 on women – Sofia Fernandes and Klervi Kerneïs

Women workers have been hit hardest by the pandemic-induced slowdown – and it could get even worse. Sofia fernandes Unlike previous economic crises, the current crisis has disproportionately affected the employment of women in the European Union. This translates not only into significant job losses in the female-dominated sectors of …

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Tech jobs fall but still in demand amid COVID-19 economic slowdown

As the coronavirus pandemic ravaged the Israeli economy, sparking unemployment, the tech sector has experienced a shortage of professionals, according to a new report from the Israel Innovation Authority and Start-Up Nation Central. According to the human capital report released on Thursday, there were 13,000 vacant positions at the end …

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Minister Carolyn Bennett Highlights Child Care Investments in Budget 2021

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Budget 2021 is the Government of Canada’s plan to complete the fight against COVID-19 and ensure a robust economic recovery that includes all Canadians. Today, the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honorable Carolyn Bennett, met with members of the Tundra Buddies Daycare Society to …

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Biden’s Emissions Commitment Has Economic Consequences, Experts Warn | state

(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden is expected to announce on Thursday a pledge to halve U.S. greenhouse gas emissions within a decade. Biden will announce the aggressive pledge, according to multiple reports, on the same day the White House hosts dozens of world leaders for a virtual climate …

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Manufacturing gains through trade and supply chain changes, oil recovery and accelerated economic diversification

DUBLIN, April 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The “Global economic recovery after the 2021 pandemic” the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com from offer. The research includes separate sections on Regional Economic Outlook with a focus on GDP growth rates, growth opportunities, and key economic developments specific to each country. …

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Congratulations, promotion 2021! You have successfully graduated, and now there are jobs waiting for you

Graduation cap. Shutterstock.com I have good news for the bold and courageous class of 2021: there are plenty of jobs for new college graduates. It hasn’t been an easy year for any of us, let alone this spring’s new generation of college graduates. They have spent much of the last …

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India’s economic outlook weakens as COVID variant rages on

NEW DELHI – The wave of variant-induced coronavirus cases sweeping through India is casting a cloud over the country’s prospects for recovery after a year of record economic contraction. The country of more than 1.3 billion people is now approaching 300,000 new cases of coronavirus per day – triple the …

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