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The Argentine-American lemon war of 2001-2017

LATER this month America will receive its first shipment of Argentine lemons in 16 years, following the lifting of an import ban imposed by the …

The American dream? Top 20% pulling away from the rest, study finds

Economics professor Richard Reeves says the upper middle are ‘opportunity hoarding’ – and pulling up the drawbridge behind them<p>Does the American dream exist? Or has the middle class ruined it by hoarding opportunity on a scale that makes even the infamous one-percenters appear harmless and …

Income Inequality

Too many prisons make bad people worse. There is a better way

“DO YOU want a coffee?” It is a chilly morning on the ferry to Bastoy, an island prison in Norway. Two burly ferrymen greet a visiting journalist …

Crime

A digital revolution in health care is speeding up

WHEN someone goes into cardiac arrest, survival depends on how quickly the heart can be restarted. Enter Amazon’s Echo, a voice-driven computer that …

Digital Health

Big but brittle - Finance in China

Special report<p>Finance in ChinaBig but brittle<p>THE HEAD OFFICE of Sheyang Rural Commercial Bank is a reassuringly solid building. Its grey stone façade …

World Bank economist sidelined after demanding shorter emails and reports

The chief economist at the World Bank has stepped down from its research arm after staff were vexed by demands to write succinctly, including cutting superfluous uses of the word “and” in reports or emails.<p>Paul Romer, 61, will leave the Development Economics Group (DEC), according to a staff …

World Bank

The Question Isn’t Why Wage Growth Is So Low. It’s Why It’s So High.

One of the economy’s biggest mysteries is this: The labor market is the strongest it has been in a decade, yet wages are rising barely faster than inflation.<p>For some reason, the booming job market and ultralow unemployment rate, which fell to 4.4 percent in April, haven’t led employers to raise pay …

Economics

Newly-Added Features in Mockplus 2.19 Release - Copying Text from Demo Package

In the coming Mockplus v2.19, a suite of new features will be launched to refine your design and better meet your needs. Another useful new feature th …

Picture of cat wearing "cone of shame" goes viral

Albert’s bad day becomes an Internet sensation<p>A Persian cat called Albert has become an Internet sensation with his reaction to having a protective cone fitted getting 1.8 million views on the photo-sharing website, Imgur.<p>It was a situation which will be all too familiar to cat owners.<p>Albert had …