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Widening Gaps in the Global Recovery

July 30, 2021/IMF Weekend Read In today’s edition we focus on the two-track pandemic recovery, digital money and cryptoassets, the pandemic needs of low-income countries, the informal economy, how the Dominican Republic is tackling COVID-19, digital financial inclusion in India and much more. On that note, let’s dive right in. WIDENING […]

Rescuing The Olympic Games From Their Own Success

July 27, 2021/IMF F&D It is time to consider significant reforms to the way the Olympics are pursued, prepared for, and hosted When Tokyo won the right to host the 2020 Summer Olympics back in 2013, it was seen as a great honor and an opportunity to showcase the city […]

US Economy to Grow by around 7% in 2021-IMF

July 22, 2021/IMF On July 19, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with the United States. The United States (US) has been hit hard by the pandemic, which has tragically resulted in close to 600,000 deaths. Thanks to mask mandates, social […]