Who is going to win the global competition between old and new economies? Dani Rodrik’s insight, professor at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, provides a three condition scenario for relative growth: “those that do relatively better will share three characteristics. First, they will not be weighed down by high levels of public debt. Second, …
Federico Fubini illustrates on Corriere della Sera recent data from Eurostat, and shows two of major gaps of the Italian economy: the share of working people out of population (36,8%), which is very far from the EU average (and the worst after the Greek 33,4%) and is much higher than the official unemployment rate (10,8%); …
The Atlantic reports an interesting history of the world economy, from a JP Morgan research. In the article, you can find other graphs showing the average GDP per capita in different Counties and areas, and a summary of the research explainin the economic trends, before and after the Industrial Revolution.