Economic policy

SA’s economic policy comes under scrutiny in an upcom…

PSG marketing director Tracy Hirst says the upcoming webinar is highly anticipated. “We look forward to kicking off 2022 with the topic that is at the forefront of the minds of many concerned South Africans – economic policy and the role it will play in guiding the country through a turbulent era. By providing an […]

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US economic study finds income inequality in India shrinks after 2020 lockdown as rich get poorer

millions of Indians fell into poverty during the Covid-19 pandemic, but the period since the start of the strict lockdown has also seen a decline in income inequality in the country, a working paper published last month began. The paper, titled “India’s Inequality Has Decreased During Covid”, posted by National Bureau of Monetary Research (NBER), […]

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National Bureau of Economic Research article features custody issues

In a new article titled “Blockchain Analysis of the Bitcoin Market,” Igor Makarov and Antoinette Schoar of the National Bureau of Economic Research detail the state of Bitcoin. In the document, a section on custody piqued the interest of a fintech CEO, as it highlighted concerns he has long exposed. “It’s hidden, but it’s there,” […]

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The economic policy of the PP works in Madrid: it receives 57% of foreign investment since 2003

The liberal economic policies and low taxes applied by the PP in Madrid without interruption for more than 25 years have increased the weight of the region in the destination of foreign investment in Spain. Concretely, from 2003 to this year, Madrid concentrates 57% of international investments in the country. In this third quarter of […]

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National Bureau of Economic Research: Top 1% Bitcoin Holders Own 27% of BTC Supply

Wealth concentrations and inequality are one of the great challenges of our time, and new research from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) has highlighted this phenomenon as an emerging trend in the digital asset space. The research report included a three-part study of Bitcoin network transaction volume and participant structure, the concentration and […]

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Around the Indian economy in five studies

Social sector organisations, which aimed to help people through the Covid crisis, were also affected by the sudden disruptions triggered by the pandemic. There has been a significant reduction in funding available to them, and lockdown and social distancing protocols have affected their own staff and programs, forcing them to adopt new ways of operating. […]

Economic system

Patricia Zurita: “We need a new economic system based on nature”

Artwork by Anna Higgie In 1995, a young Patricia Zurita was researching freshwater dolphins in the Andean mountains when the latest bout of border violence erupted between her home country of Ecuador and neighboring Peru. His team’s conservation work has been turned upside down. Soon after, however, those same efforts helped settle the decades-long dispute […]

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Demographic and economic survey of Poland 2021: new EU relaunch

Dublin, Aug. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “Poland’s Opportunities for Population and Economic Growth” has been added to from offer. Hailed as the European Union’s growth champion in 2019, Poland has experienced significant economic contractions in 2020. A resurgence of COVID-19 caused a double dip in the country’s GDP growth rate. Economic […]

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School reopenings ‘significantly’ increased spread of Covid-19 in Texas, economic study finds

Topline School reopenings in Texas ‘gradually but dramatically accelerated’ the spread of Covid-19 in the fall and led to thousands more cases and hundreds of deaths, new research from economists at the National Bureau of Economics suggests. Research, diverging from previous studies that found school reopenings do not have a large effect on the transmission […]