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The End of an Economic Era

Is our economy on a tipping point? The global economy is recovering from a severe financial crisis. So we think. Or are we heading for a new crisis? Are we witnessing the end of an economic era?

There may be a temptation to feel like the 2007 crisis is far behind us, that the good times are here again. But there are new threats. The major one: Donald Trump’s protectionist policies.

Van Bavel:
Market economies rise, stagnate, and decline. Are we over the tipping point towards the negative phases of the cycle?

How can democracies reclaim control over the out-of-control finance sector so that it serves the interests of society, as well as the needs of the ecosystem?