8 must-read economics stories of the week

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Margareta Drzeniek-Hanouz, Head of Global Competitiveness and Risks, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum Geneva

A list of some of the week’s most interesting stories on economic growth and social inclusion.

Will artificial intelligence bring about a productivity revolution? (Financial Times, paywall)

The mix of products that countries export is a good predictor of income distribution. (MIT News)

Cardiff Garcia and Martin Sandbu about how universal basic income and other new policy ideas are gaining ground in economics. (Financial Times, Alphaville)

And another piece on universal basic income and its potential impact on innovation. (Evonomics)

Arvind Subramanian on the future role of the WTO. (Project Syndicate)

The IMF’s Work on Inequality: Bridging Research and Reality. (IMF Direct)

A piece summarizing recent developments and how they impact inclusive growth in the UK. (Inclusive Growth)

Anne Marie Slaughter on what could drive future prosperity. (Financial Times, paywall)

Originally published at www.weforum.org.

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