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The next social contract

– Kemal Derviş
Kemal Derviş, former Minister of Economic Affairs of Turkey and former Administrator for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), is Vice President of the Brookings Institution.

PARIS – Around the world nowadays, persistent unemployment, skill mismatches, and retirement frameworks have become central to fiscal policy – and to the often-fierce political debates that surround it. The advanced countries are facing an immediate “aging” problem, but most of the emerging economies are also in the midst of a demographic transition that will result in an age structure similar to that of the advanced economies – that is, an inverted pyramid – in just two or three decades. Indeed, China will get there much sooner. Continue reading

Vice Chair of China’s NPC Standing Committee due in Grenada next week

The vice chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) of China, Chen Changzhi, is due in Grenada next week. Continue reading

Local US Embassy may soon be allowed to issue visas

The United States is reviewing a request from Grenada for its local Embassy to be able to facilitate issuing visas to persons wishing to travel to American educational institutions. Continue reading