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Jim O’Neill

Jim O’Neill, a former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management and former commercial secretary to the UK Treasury, is honorary professor of economics at Manchester University and former chairman of the British government’s Review on Antimicrobial Resistance.

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Trumping the dollar

One of the more fascinating developments in the seven months since US President Donald Trump was elected has been the trajectory of the dollar relative to other major currencies. After soaring in the wake of his victory, the dollar’s value began to slide in April.

June 12, 2017

Manchester’s bright future

I am a proud Mancunian (as the people of Manchester are known), despite the fact I have not lived there permanently since I left school for university when I was 18. I was born in St.

May 26, 2017

The global economy’s surprising resilience

Disconcerting political developments in the US and UK might lead one to conclude that an already challenged world economy will struggle even more in the near term. But as we continue into 2017, the cyclical evidence actually suggests otherwise.

February 07, 2017