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What is Causing Inflation? – News @ Northeastern

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting supply chain shortages have contributed to the highest U.S. inflation rate since the 1980s, resulting in a reporter’s question about the impact of rising prices that elicited a curse this week from President Joe Biden. The consumer price index has increased 7% over the past 12 months, driven in part […]

How to Navigate the Ethical Risks of Doing Business in China

For decades, companies have poured into China to take advantage of the country’s manufacturing prowess and to serve its enormous market. While firms were largely aware of potential business risks, like intellectual property theft and the need to navigate corruption, executives have been less concerned about risks to their firms’ ethics and reputation. But in […]

Gita Gopinath takes charge as IMF’s first Deputy MD; downgrades global economic outlook for 2022 in her swansong as chief economist

Gita Gopinath takes over as International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) first Deputy Managing Director  today as she stepped down for the position of Chief Economist. She will be succeeded by Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, a French economist. In what could be called as her swansong, she delivered her final global economic outlook in which the IMF has downgraded […]

School of Law Announces Inaugural LeMay Business Law Fellows

University Relations From left: Donta Dismuke and Nicholas Hays Third-year law students Donta Dismuke and Nicholas Hays have been selected as the 2021-22 Ron and Casondra LeMay Business Law Fellows. They were selected based on their interest in and commitment to business law, significant leadership potential and prior performance within the business […]