Meanwhile, technological barriers to manufacturing and delivering WMD have been falling, and illegal transfers of technology have occurred repeatedly, including in the nuclear realm. Second, and more importantly, many governments provided large fiscal stimuli to mitigate the recessionary impact of the crisis.
Indebtedness High levels of indebtedness—particularly among households and in the financial sector—were a key driver of the financial crisis and one reason the recovery of the real economy has been so slow.
As such, addressing the two central risks in this report — economic disparity and global governance failures. Running sustained and large current account deficits requires capital inflows on the part of deficit countries. Given current market dynamics, it may not be rational for any single market participant to price in rising political and geopolitical tensions.
More responsible monitoring of supply chains could have a large impact. In countries where rapid population growth is combined with weak institutions, lack of economic opportunties, fragile ecosystems, gender inequality and severe urban crowding, the potential for large numbers of disaffected youth engaging in resource-based conflict is a real risk.
The macroeconomic imbalances nexus Risk description and impacts This cluster of three economic risks — global imbalances and currency volatility, fiscal crises and asset price collapse — is characterized by both internal imbalances within countries and external imbalances between countries.
Though IT has clearly improved US intelligence and military capabilities thus far, we can do much better. But the issue is not new to us. These situations pose challenges that go beyond anything an organization will face in the usual course of business and demand a coordinated response that addresses complex political, legal and media crosscurrents in order to prevent the problem from lingering or recurring.
This may result in socio-political unrest and general socio-economic backlash against globalization.
Kuji Storage Base — three storage tanks, total capacity In total, Ireland has approximately days' worth of oil at its disposal. Based on a sample of 44 countries over a period of years Kenneth Rogoff and Carmen Reinhart have found that there are distinct debt-to-GDP thresholds where debt growth becomes non-linear.
This leads some experts to argue that, in the long-term, the world should expect at best, sustained increases in commodity prices, and at worst, shortages of key resources.
Work was being done on devising a new fisheries policy that took into account the balance between commercial and subsistence fishing in South Africa. It is a relatively uncontroversial assertion that demand for natural resources will increase in the medium term because of a combination of population growth and projected increases in per-capita consumption.
There are early signs of this risk in the rise of extremist parties in Europe at both extremes of the political spectrum and in the US tea party coupling arguments of economic nationalism with anti-immigration rhetoric. One of the most important recommendations that the report makes is to strengthen programme efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
As Figure 5 illustrates, both survey data and experts suggest that this nexus heavily influences three other important global risks — fragile states, terrorism and geopolitical conflict — which, in turn, have a significant and negative impact on global stability.
These situations pose challenges that go beyond anything an organization will face in the usual course of business and demand a coordinated response that addresses complex political, legal and media crosscurrents in order to prevent the problem from lingering or recurring.
Sector summits had been concluded in terms of metals, chemicals and information and communication technology. Already there are signs of increased inter-ethnic conflict over scarce resources.
The reassuring headline indicators mean that economic and financial risks are becoming a blind spot: This nexus represents the most important global dimension of the water crisis in terms of managing economic growth and other impacts connected to water scarcity.
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