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By Michael Spence - Jan 16,2022
MILAN  —  Looking at the economic landscape as 2021 drew to a close, one cannot help but notice the emergence of new obstacles to a robust recovery.
By Michael Spence - Jan 15,2022
MILAN  —  In 1979, W. Arthur Lewis received the Nobel Prize in economics for his analysis of growth dynamics in developing countries.
By Michael Spence - Nov 29,2021
MILAN — Over the past five years, India has experienced an unusually rapid expansion of digital connectivity and access to services.
By Michael Spence - Nov 08,2021
MILAN — Supply-chain disruptions are severely hampering the global economic recovery. It is a strange situation in many ways.
By Michael Spence - Oct 02,2021
MILAN — On September 18, I had the privilege of participating in the National Meeting of the Cavalieri del Lavoro, Italy’s federation of business elites, where 25 entrepreneurs are recognised each year for their leadership, innovation, and contributions to society.
By Michael Spence - Aug 30,2021
PORTOVENERE, ITALY — As recently as three months ago, the global economy seemed to be on track for a relatively robust recovery.
By Michael Spence - Jul 04,2021
MILAN — At the recent G-7 and NATO gatherings, China was singled out as a strategic competitor, a calculating trading partner, a technological and national-security threat, a human-rights violator and a champion of authoritarianism globally.
By Michael Spence - May 17,2021
MILAN — At this point in the pandemic, the key question is whether vaccine production can be ramped up quickly enough to allow most people to be vaccinated relatively soon.
By Michael Spence - Mar 17,2021
MILAN — COVID-19 vaccination programmes are gaining momentum as production capacity ramps up, and as disorganised and tentative distribution and administration procedures are replaced by more robust systems.
By Michael Spence - Mar 03,2021
MILAN  —  Perhaps no single aspect of the digital revolution has received more attention than the effect of automaton on jobs, work, employment, and incomes.



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