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Why a new eurozone crisis now looks a distinct possibility

Muhammad Ali Nasir, University of Leeds The European Central Bank (ECB) has confirmed speculation that it will become the latest central bank to start raising headline interest rates to try to ward off inflation. The bank is to raise rates by 0.25 points to 0.25% for lending and -0.25% for deposits, with plans for another rise at the next meeting …

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Ukraine: international pressure needs to be on Moscow, not Kyiv

Stefan Wolff, University of Birmingham and Tatyana Malyarenko, National University Odesa Law Academy Having crossed the 100-day mark, the war in Ukraine is having an ever more obvious, and negative, impact on a wide range of issues. From a global food crisis that could last for years to serious problems with the cost of living and the prospect of a …

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¿De qué hablamos cuando hablamos de trabajo infantil?

Un niño trabajando en la construcción. Shutterstock / HTWE Carlos Villagrasa Alcaide, Universitat de Barcelona Aunque la Convención C138 de la Organización Internacional del Trabajo (OIT) determinó en el año 1973 la edad mínima laboral en los 15 años, muchos Estados, entre ellos España, la fijan en los 16 (artículo 6 del Estatuto de los Trabajadores), coincidiendo con la finalización …

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