Hiring Spree

Hiring Spree

What does ‘hiring spree’ mean? See how it is used in this headline:Good News on Jobs May Mean Bad News Later as Hiring Spree Defies Fed(nytimes.com: August 5, 2022)Hiring Spree: a sustained, energetic period of hiring a lot of people. Es un 'boom' de contrataciones....
Friend-shoring

Friend-shoring

In this English vocabulary lesson, you’ll learn a fairly new expression in English: ‘friend-shoring’. Headline: Yellen says the U.S. and its allies should use 'friend-shoring' to give supply chains a boost Three words to highlight here: ‘allies’, ‘friend-shoring’, and...
UN Population Projections

UN Population Projections

In this English lesson for economists, we’ll look at some population facts recently released by the United Nations. See video lesson: Hi everyone. Today is July 20, 2022. Well, sometimes the planet feels like a pretty crowded place to be. According to the United...
Crypto Asset Prices Fall

Crypto Asset Prices Fall

Hi everyone. Today is July 13, 2022. Well, you have probably heard about the drop in the price of crypto assets. It began early in the year and has picked up some speed recently.  Bitcoin, to name just one example, has fallen from $68,000 to below $20,000.  I think...
Dollarization

Dollarization

The topic of this English lesson for economists is dollarization.   Inflation rates have increased all over the world, but while some countries are dealing with inflation rates of 5 or 6 percent per year, other countries are struggling with rates of 5 or 6...