The Economist Articles — Week of 20 Feb 2016

Every week I read through The Economist to pick out articles that may be useful for teaching in the classroom. I’ll be sharing some of my notes and the discussion prompts I’ve come up with in these weekly posts. For students, they can serve as guide-rails for your reading. For teachers, I hope they will be helpful for your teaching.

1. Fighting the next recession — Unfamiliar ways forward

“If (China’s) growth falters, it stokes worries about the prospects for other emerging markets; if activity holds up, though, concerns shift to the ever rising debt that makes such feats possible, but not necessarily sustainable.”