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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: https://youtu.be/KoML3sTi1KM Hi everyone. Today is July 20, 2022. Well, sometimes the planet feels like a pretty crowded place to be....

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. ...

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...

India’s Tech Sector and the Carbon Footprint

India’s Tech Sector and the Carbon Footprint

This is lesson number 44, and today’s topic is the carbon footprint and India’s tech sector. https://youtu.be/nxJMAv1Ye9E So, check out this headline, which was published on the webpage of the Financial Times on June 12, 2022, and see how much you understand: The...

Food Insecurity

Food Insecurity

Check out this headline, which was published by the United Nations on their UN News page on June 06, 2022. https://youtu.be/rPFHLFvn8tc Let’s break this headline down to see what it means, and see which vocabulary can be useful for you to use. The first word is...

Bear Market Rally

Bear Market Rally

https://youtu.be/8fxwG29rrEU   Check out this headline, which was published by Reuter’s yesterday. So what does that mean? Well, first let’s see what a bear market is. A “bear market” describes a situation where the overall stock market drops in value by 20% or...

Reverse Repos

Reverse Repos

  https://youtu.be/GPwIUmIl6nA   Hello everyone. Welcome to the English for Economists. These are short English lessons that are meant especially for people working in economics and finance. This is podcast lesson number 41, and today is May 25, 2022. In...

Digital Payments

Digital Payments

https://youtu.be/g2aGeaQ-fiE   Our English lesson today is about digital payments. This is a fascinating topic, and there is no doubt that over the next few years, economists like you will see a lot of experimentation with different kinds of digital payment...

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