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Gallagher discusses new book on overhauling the global economic system

In an interview with Boston University The edgeKevin GallagherProfessor of Global Development Policy at BU’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and Director of BU Global Center for Development Policy (GDP Center), talked about his new book – The case for a new Bretton Woods – and the need to overhaul the global economic […]

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ECONOMIC SURVEY REVEALS THE INTERNET CREATES 136,000 JOBS, $48 BILLION IN GDP ACROSS ARIZONA

PHOENIX, February 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — While recent economic research details the direct link between the Internet ecosystem and economic growth through Arizonaa trio of ArizonaLondon-based business owners have joined a national coalition, Internet for Growth, to tell how their businesses have benefited from the internet’s unique ability to connect businesses and consumers. The Economic […]

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An “opportunity” for bad economic policy

Workers on site (photo: Edwin J. Torres/Mayoral Photo Office) Recently, Patrick Purcell, Jr. of the New York State Labourers-Employers Cooperation & Education Trust and Assemblywoman Karines Reyes author of an editorial regarding the Road Excavation Quality Assurance Act (REQAA) and its potential to positively impact the environment, the economy and the workforce. The room — […]

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The Center for Economic Studies of the DU organizes a summit

TBS Report February 27, 2022, 12:20 p.m. Last modification: February 27, 2022, 12:27 p.m. Photo: courtesy “> Photo: courtesy The Center for Economic Studies (ESC) at the University of Dhaka organized the first panel discussion of the week-long 4th Bangladesh Economic Summit on Saturday. The discussion focused on “The digital promise and the role of […]

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Mortgage rates drop to 3.89% amid geopolitical uncertainty

Freddie Mac Mortgage Rates – February 24, 2022 What happened to mortgage rates this week: Freddie Mac’s fixed rate for a 30-year loan fell this week as geopolitical uncertainty weakened 10-year Treasury yields. The rate on a 30-year loan registered 3.89%, down 3 basis points from last week’s peak. As the world reacts to developments […]

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The global economic system is in dire need of an overhaul

The global multilateral economic system has been tested twice in this century. The first time was with the global economic crisis of 2008; the second – with the COVID-19 pandemic. And the results are not good. As more than six million lives were lost across the world, the deteriorating climate continued to take a greater […]

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USAID Economic Policy Dialogue Hosts Liberia Cocoa Value Chain Capacity Training – FrontPageAfrica

MONROVIA — The Liberia Economic Policy Dialogue activity launched a four-day training workshop for key civil society organizations in Monrovia. Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the training, which is led by the Accra-based African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), aims to increase the technical skills of selected local CSOs to […]

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In search of a US-Indo-Pacific economic policy

Author: Claude Barfield, American Enterprise Institute Entering its second year, the Biden administration has failed to produce a coherent economic policy for the Indo-Pacific. Meanwhile, two major regional trade deals are moving forward. American businesses and workers will increasingly suffer legal economic discrimination from these new regional trade rules road — the Comprehensive and Progressive […]

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The global economic system is in desperate need of an overhaul | Opinions

The global multilateral economic system has been stress tested twice this century. The first time was with the global economic crisis of 2008; the second – with the COVID-19 pandemic. And the results are not good. As more than six million lives were lost across the world, the deteriorating climate continued to take a greater […]

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Economic study proposed to advance Highway 30 to four lanes | News

by Dan Mundt Coalition Director Visits Supervisors Adam Schweers, chairman of the Highway 30 Coalition and former mayor of Carroll, visited the Crawford County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Schweers provided an update on the group’s goal to expand Interstate 30 to four lanes throughout Iowa. He said the coalition has been around for about […]

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South Africa should design an economic policy based on the strengths of the regions: here’s how

Sandton Skyline. Image by Infrastructure Photos Eeconomists and policy makers seem to have a blind spot when thinking about how the economy works and what determines success. Analytical frameworks and government policies systematically neglect the role of space and geography in favor of national averages and sector plans. Yet growing evidence from around the world […]

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Rep. Kelly announces roundtable initiative to help business leaders navigate economic policy

© Shutterstock U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA) on Tuesday announced his new “Business and Economic Roundtable,” which aims to help local business leaders work together and navigate his economic policy. The panel is made up of 17 members from the five counties that make up Kelly’s congressional district. Members also represent key industries in the […]

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South Africa should design an economic policy based on the strengths of the regions: here’s how

Economists and policy makers seem to have a blind spot when thinking about how the economy works and what determines success. Analytical frameworks and government policies systematically neglect the role of space and geography in favor of national averages and sector plans. Yet growing evidence from around the world shows the importance of place and […]

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The ANC fails to define its own economic policy

In last week’s State of the Nation address, President Cyril Ramaphosa ventured to utter a few words that exposed the naïveté of the politician and his office. The offensive words were: “We all know the government doesn’t create jobs. Businesses create jobs. Of course, these comments were consistent with ANC economic strategy, but the politician […]

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Libertarianism: Nigeria’s tacit economic policy

Olugbenga Jaiyesimi Published February 15, 2022 Two weeks ago, two interesting articles appeared. The first of a group, Arewa Youth Assembly, calling on private sector actors to join the 2023 presidential race. This is surprising because the call comes from a region whose government affairs we say is its heart of job. The young people […]

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DeGroot: Liberal Rep. Sherrill caving in to fellow progressives on economic policy bill

Progressive politician Rep. Mikie Sherill (D-CD 11) voted with fellow House Liberals and the Biden administration last week to pass the so-called America Competes Act. Republican congressional candidate Paul DeGroot of Pine Brook said Sherrill’s vote would not boost America’s global competitiveness and do little to help the United States compete with China.“Congress can put […]

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Jim O’Neill criticizes the British government’s economic policy

A former Conservative Treasury minister weighed in on the government’s economic policy on Monday, calling the level of interest rates “ridiculous” and its handling of the budget “crazy”. Lord Jim O’Neill, who was appointed to government by David Cameron and George Osborne in 2015, argued that the government should spend much more on education, health […]

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A Short Guide to Writing Economic Research | Qurius

Economics Writing: Attributes Many formulas, lemmas and proofs are used in the speech. There are many styles of writing. There are many styles of writing. Some are technical and dry while others are more eloquent. Economic writing is different from other types of writing. It is technical and has a main objective of clarity. A […]

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A change in economic policy outlook

Waterfall vs. Agile: A Change in Economic Policy Perspectives Every year, the Indian Ministry of Finance publishes an overview of the economy. Any serious student of Indian economics will want to spend some time with this report, but it also helps amateurs like me keep up to date. the Economic Survey 2021-22 is now available. […]

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Results of a study by George Mason University in the field of economic policy (Labour Supply Response To Overpayment Notifications: Evidence From Social Security Disability Insurance): Economics – Economic Policy

FEBRUARY 01, 2022 (NewsRx) — By a News Reporter – Staff News Editor at Daily Insurance News — Findings from research on economics – economic policy are discussed in a new report. According to reports from Fairfax, Virginiaby the editors of NewsRx, the research said, “We use administrative data to provide evidence that notification of […]

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Expert Speak: India’s “agile” sui generis economic policy response

In an environment of extreme uncertainty, the study highlights the effectiveness of the government’s unique policy response to enable India’s rapid economic recovery. The chapter on the state of the economy of the Economic Survey 2021-2022 begins with an analysis of preliminary estimates released by the National Statistics Office (NSO) placing India’s real GDP growth […]