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What is the secret sauce that allows some poor countries to prosper?

What is the secret sauce that allows some poor countries to prosper?

Before COVID, business in Beijing was booming. Dercon says one of the reasons that state-led development in China has been so successful is that the country had a strong state to begin with. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Bloomberg via Getty Images Before COVID, business in Beijing was booming. Dercon says one …

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Poor Covid test results in China raise fears 'the pandemic may never end'

Poor Covid test results in China raise fears ‘the pandemic may never end’

Residents line up outside a Covid-19 testing booth in Beijing, China, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. The capital has required regular virus testing for more than six months. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images BEIJING — Local frustration over China’s Covid controls has increasingly targeted virus testing requirements and the big business they’ve fueled. Trending on …

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One of us is a millionaire, the other a caregiver. The cruel divide between rich and poor disgusts us both | Julia Davies and Winsome Hill

Julia Davies is a member of the campaign group Patriotic Millionaires We both come from very different worlds. One of us is a millionaire investor, the other a social worker and union member. We have totally different experiences of the economy, but we share the fundamental belief that it is broken – and the government, …

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