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A world without cash

The implications of the rise in electronic payments


The world’s 11 billion challenge

Emerging countries’ populations soar while Western workforces shrink

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The wage conundrum

Technological progress is adding to downward pressure on wage growth even though unemployment is very low

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Trade gains traction

But the rebound is fragile and requires support from further liberalisation

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The ECB's redemption

Eurozone is recovering but its central bank should resist pressure to change course

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