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7 Oct
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says he won't cause a deep recession but that "pain" is necessary to fight inflation. To curb the largest price increases in four decades, the US Federal Reserve has been raising interest rates this year.
27 Sep
Economist Jayati Gosh believes a windfall tax is a "no-brainer". "The difficulty is how do you establish how much is windfall? It's very complicated," Ghosh tells FRANCE 24. She is a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the newly appointed co-chair of the Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation.
23 Sep
Economist Jayati Gosh believes a windfall tax is a "no-brainer". "The difficulty is how do you establish how much is windfall? It's very complicated," Ghosh tells FRANCE 24. She is a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the newly appointed co-chair of the Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation.
6 Mar
We look at some evocative front pages from British weekly The Economist and French daily Libération. But first, French President Emmanuel Macron announces his re-election bid in next month's presidential election in France. His announcement is not a surprise, but is overshadowed by continued bloodshed in Ukraine.
16 Mar 2021
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala recently became the first woman and African to hold the exalted position of Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ The history-making economist spoke with GuardianTV’s Njideka Agbo, amongst other things, on her mission at the WTO and personal style.⁣⁣
8 Feb 2021
The US has given its support to the Nigerian candidate for the top position at the World Trade Organization, ending a month-long deadlock. The move represents yet another split with the previous administration.
12 Mar 2020
Decline in oil prices, economist, Robert Omotunde says it is a rare opportunity for Govt to do the right thing. Oil prices will always go in cycle, it will go up and come down.
12 Sep 2019
PwC Nigeria says official remittances to Sub-Saharan Africa grew by 10 per cent to $46 billion in 2018. Andrew Nevin, Partner and Chief Economist at PwC Nigeria says these funds are supporting economic activities on the continent. He joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi for more.
6 Jul 2019
PwC estimates the amount of dead capital in residential real estate and agricultural land alone could be between $300 to $900 billion. Andrew Nevin, Partner and Chief Economist at PwC Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to explore ways to unlocking Nigeria’s dead capital.
12 Jun 2019
Dana Peterson, a global economist at Citi, discusses central banks moving to a more accommodating stance due to fallout from trade.
26 May 2019
The rich know how to keep their money secret. Economist Gabriel Zucman knows how to find it.
26 May 2019
The rich know how to keep their money secret. Economist Gabriel Zucman knows how to find it. Bloomberg Businessweek's Ben Steverman has more on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close."

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