New research from McKinsey suggests that for the economy to become more productive, demand matters.

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  • Samuelson: Should Fed run economy hot?
    Another glaring problem has been the dismal performance of productivity. To remind ... Obama’s chief economist – urged the Fed to run the economy “a little hotter, driving up wage growth and bringing more people back into the workforce.”
    03/14/2017 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • A warming planet could wreck the economy
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    Bangladesh: Building a Strong and Inclusive Economy. Bangladesh is undergoing a transformation from a low-income to a middle-income economy. But to keep this momentum going, the country will need to boost productive investment, the IMF said in its annual health check of the economy.
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    Engine downsizing, lightweighting, turbocharging, direct injection, and exhaust gas recirculation are all responses to the drive for greater fuel economy, higher engine efficiency and lower CO2 emissions
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