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By Jim O’Neill - Aug 18,2020
LONDON — On August 11, the OECD signalled that it would be revising its 2020 real (inflation-adjusted) GDP forecast for South Korea from -1.2 per cent to -0.8 per cent, adding to the confidence that the country is faring better economically than any other OECD member.
By Jim O’Neill - Jan 20,2020
LONDON — At the start of a new decade, many commentators are understandably focused on the health of the global economy.
By Jim O’Neill - Dec 12,2019
LONDON — The threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is being overshadowed by the menace of climate change.
By Jim O’Neill - Nov 17,2019
LONDON — At 3.6 per cent, unemployment in the United States remains near its lowest level since the late 1960s.
By Jim O’Neill - Oct 05,2019
LONDON — As the chair of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), I recently hosted an offsite event with some of the organisation’s strongest supporters, research staff and other leaders.
By Jim O’Neill - Aug 15,2019
LONDON — Nowadays, when people ask me how I am, I answer, jokingly, that I’m doing great, so long as I ignore Donald Trump’s presidency in the United States, Brexit, the crisis of the United Kingdom’s major political parties and the performance of Manchester United.But recently,
By Jim O’Neill - Jun 19,2019
LONDON — Like many others, I was shocked by recent images showing the size of the queue that formed in May to scale Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak, from the Nepalese side.
By Jim O’Neill - Mar 24,2019
LONDON — Though economics aspires to the rigour of the natural sciences, at the end of the day it is still a social science.
By Jim O’Neill - Feb 10,2019
TOKYO — When I participated in the Chatham House/Daiwa Research Institute conference on the post-Brexit Japan-UK relationship in Tokyo last month, it was my first visit back with Japan since my departure from Goldman Sachs almost six years ago.
By Jim O’Neill - May 23,2018
LONDON — The United Kingdom ranks around 22nd among countries in terms of population. Its economy is somewhere between the fifth- and seventh-largest in the world in terms of nominal GDP (in US dollars), which is comparable to the economies of India and France.

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