2023-04-05-Economist Graphs

1. The world this week

1.1 Politics

1.2 Business

1.3 KAL’s cartoon

1.4 This week’s covers

2. Leaders

2.1 The case for an environmentalism that builds

2.2 What America has got wrong about gender medicine

2.3 What is a responsible cyber power?

2.4 What America’s friends should make of The Trump Show

2.5 How to fix the International Monetary Fund

2.6 The university lottery

3. Letters

3.1 Letters to the editor

4. By Invitation

4.1 The Fed may not get inflation down to 2%, says Richard Clarida

5. Briefing

5.1 The evidence to support medicalised gender transitions in adolescents is worryingly weak

6. Europe

6.1 Who does Olaf Scholz listen to?

6.2 Turkey’s Kurds are joining the coalition to oust Erdogan

6.3 Calls for Russia to free Evan Gershkovich fall on deaf ears

6.4 Sanna Marin concedes defeat in Finland

6.5 Ukraine’s gay soldiers fight Russia—and for their rights

6.6 Montenegro’s long-time boss is ousted

7. Britain

7.1 Thanks to the Belfast Agreement, Northern Ireland is a better place

7.2 Cyberwarfare is all in the mind, says Britain

7.3 Nigel Lawson was the economic brain of Thatcherism

7.4 National Swing Man, the British electorate’s new-old tribe

8. United States

8.1 America’s chance to become a clean-energy superpower

8.2 At American law schools, a fresh fuss over freedom of speech

8.3 The message from the striking elections in Chicago and Wisconsin

8.4 Guam, where America’s next war may begin

8.5 Why do Democrats keep helping Trump?

9. Middle East & Africa

9.1 The world’s peak population may be smaller than expected

9.2 Kenya’s population growth is slowing in cities and towns

9.3 Russians have helped make Dubai’s property market red hot—again

9.4 February’s earthquakes have damaged the Middle East’s dams

10. The Americas

10.1 Evangelicals may soon rival Catholics in Latin America

10.2 Crazy policies and climate change are hurting Latin American agriculture

11. Asia

11.1 India’s deadly heatwaves are getting even hotter

11.2 The Indian Premier League is taking over global cricket

11.3 Sakamoto Ryuichi heard how the world sounds—and changed it

11.4 China’s huge Asian investments fail to buy it soft power

11.5 The view from the front line between Taiwan and China

12. China

12.1 Will Xi Jinping outsmart Emmanuel Macron?

12.2 Ethnic terminology bedevils Taiwan-China relations

12.3 It is getting even harder for Western scholars to do research in China

12.4 Why Xi Jinping is not another Chairman Mao

13. International

13.1 Was your degree really worth it?

14. Technology Quarterly

14.1 The electric grid is about to be transformed

14.2 Adding capacity to the electricity grid is not a simple task

14.3 Electric grids fed by renewables need a different kind of plumbing

14.4 It is harder for new electric grids to balance supply and demand

14.5 The physics of rotating masses can no longer define the electric grid

15. Business

15.1 Meet Asia’s millennial plutocrats

15.2 How AI could disrupt video-gaming

15.3 American railways and truckers are at a crossroads

15.4 The resistible lure of the family business

15.5 EY gets banned from new audit business in Germany

15.6 Toyota gets a new hand at the wheel

15.7 What the world’s hottest MBA courses reveal about 21st-century business

16. Finance & economics

16.1 The IMF faces a nightmarish identity crisis

16.2 Chinese officials promise foreign investors greater access

16.3 The Swiss rage about the demise of Credit Suisse

16.4 Stocks have shrugged off the banking turmoil. Haven’t they?

16.5 The rich world’s housing crunch is far from over

16.6 Why economics does not understand business

17. Science & technology

17.1 Icy moons with vast oceans are the latest candidates for alien life

17.2 It doesn’t take much to make machine-learning algorithms go awry

17.3 An algorithm can diagnose a cold from changes in someone’s voice

18. Culture

18.1 Northern Ireland’s arts have blossomed. But divisions endure

18.2 Inside the fight against misogyny and patriarchy in South Korea

18.3 Wit and wisdom in “The Five Sorrowful Mysteries of Andy Africa”

18.4 Games are a weapon in the war on disinformation

18.5 Picasso was a genius—and a beast. Can the two be separated?

19. Economic & financial indicators

19.1 Economic data, commodities and markets

20. Graphic detail

20.1 A new study of studies reignites controversy over mask mandates

21. The Economist explains

21.1 What to make of Israel’s new national guard

21.2 Who is Juan Merchan, the judge overseeing Donald Trump’s arraignment?

22. Obituary

22.1 Phyllida Barlow had a lifetime of adventure making art