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What does CW stand for?

CW stands for Conventional Wisdom

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Conventional Wisdom Rebecca Staton-Reinstein Tobsus Press 1835 NE Miami Gardens Drive, Suite 151, North Miami Beach, FL 33179 9780971557833, $37.
The old saying is that if something is conventional wisdom, watch out: conventional wisdom is almost always wrong, That appears to be the case with incoming Bank of France Governor Christian Noyer.
Representative of the conventional wisdom is the claim, in a background paper for the United Nations' 1999 Human Development report, that "the gap between the rich and poor countries and between rich and poor people continues to widen.