The Dilemma of Growth

The environment not only provides the substance and space for economic activity but also is the container of castoff produced by human activity. Economic growth not only improves people’s life quality but also brings several environmental problems, such as air pollution, water pollution, soil degradation, desertification and more. The traditional path to development The issues

Chief Economist IMF, Gita Gopinath, in RfD: “Recession Unlikely in the next 2 Years”

Interesting insights on the world economy from the interview with the IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath

This week, Room for Discussion hosted Gita Gopinath, the newly appointed Chief Economist of the IMF and also Professor of International  Studies and Economics at Harvard University. It was her first visit to the Netherlands and eventully UvA was the only thing she experienced about Amsterdam, due to her busy schedule. She began by introducing

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The Chief Economist of the IMF at Room for Discussion

  Despite most of us still getting into the rhythm of university, the pace of global economy seems to be faster than ever. With gloom perspectives for Europe’s economy and a fast approaching Brexit deadline, every day there a new piece of information that changes the rule of the game. As hard as it is