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Professorship Economics, in particular Applied Economic Policy / Macroeconomics (W2/W3) job with LEUPHANA UNIVERSITY OF LUENEBURG

HUMANIST. SUSTAINABLE. ENTREPRENEURIAL. Leuphana University Lüneburg stands for innovation in research and education. Methodological diversity, interdisciplinary collaboration, transdisciplinary cooperation with partners outside academia and dynamic development characterize its research profile in the fields of education, culture, management and entrepreneurship as well as durability. Its award-winning study model is organized into Leuphana College, Leuphana Graduate School, […]

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Turkey: Erdogan’s economic policy impoverishes the Turks | International

A woman bought bread at a subsidized price last Friday in Istanbul.YASIN AKGUL (AFP) Saygin gets up early every day to bake bread, rolls and imitate. But every day, he does it with less conviction. “I’m fed up. There are people who can’t buy bread and some of it remains unsold. So the next day […]

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The decadence of American democracy also reflects a failing economic system

Illustration: Tang Tengfei/Global Times US President Joe Biden’s exclusive Democracy Summit, which was even ignored by some US allies, sparked a rare global discussion about what real democracy is and whether the US can still represent democracy . The questions wouldn’t cause much controversy just a few years ago, when the United States was heralded […]

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First-time home buyers drive real estate activity

First-time home buyers remain optimistic despite a tough housing market over the past year. In the hope of achieving their goal of home ownership and providing a comfortable space for their families, young buyers set out to learn about the market and establish their list of priorities for the purchase of their House. As the […]

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Vietnam’s economic policy and adaptation to COVID-19

Authors: Ibrahim Chowdhury, Ekaterine T. Vashakmadze and Li Yusha After a strong rebound last year, the global economy is entering a challenging 2022. Advanced economies have recovered quickly thanks to major stimulus packages and rapid progress in immunization, but many developing countries continue to struggle. The spread of new variants amid large inequalities in vaccination […]

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The Federal Reserve accelerates the reduction of asset purchases

The Federal Open Market Committee today was expected to disclose a more rapid reduction in asset purchases and a possible indication of a near-term rate hike date. The announcement confirmed that the Federal Reserve would reduce its purchases of Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities at a faster pace, given continued strength in employment and accelerating inflation. […]

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A Snapshot of US Farms from the USDA Economic Research Service – 2021 Edition Farm Policy News

Last week, the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) released its annual report exploring the characteristics of US farms: “Various American Family Farms: 2021 Edition.” Today’s update includes highlights from the report, which was authored by Christine Whitt, Jessica E. Todd and Andrew Keller. The report noted that “In total, family farms accounted for approximately 98% […]

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The BSU Center for Business and Economic Research publishes its forecast for 2022

MUNCIE, Ind. — Consumers in east-central Indiana and across the country are getting serious about spending this holiday season, burning through savings accrued from pandemic shutdowns and the government largesse that comes with them. But economists who presented Thursday at the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research’s annual economic outlook said the […]

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“Democratize” the global economic system, says Indonesia – Asia and the Pacific

Dian Septiari (Jakarta Post) PREMIUM Jakarta ● Fri 10 December 2021 Democracy was put under the microscope on Thursday as the United Nations and host country Indonesia called for a more inclusive global economic system at the Bali Democracy Forum (BDF), the second to be held during the ongoing pandemic . Launching the event, Indonesia’s […]

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Economic research: The financial fragility of American households and businesses has fallen to its lowest level in more than a decade

View analyst contact information Financial conditions for households and non-financial businesses in the United States continued to improve in the second quarter of 2021, as our Financial Frailty Index fell further below its historical average to its lowest level since the fourth quarter of 2010. The headline index fell to -2.12 in the second quarter. […]

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Mortgage rates drop slightly as labor shortage continues

Freddie Mac Mortgage Rate December 9, 2021 What happened to mortgage rates this week: Freddie Mac’s fixed rate for a 30-year loan fell 1 basis point to 3.10% this week, marking the fourth straight week of mostly sideways movement. Investors reacted to job vacancies report, pointing to widespread labor shortages likely to put upward pressure […]

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Unbiased data is essential for sound economic policy

Prominent Economist Nurul Islam Says at BIDS Conference Star Activity Report Thu 2 Dec Dec 2, 2021 12:00 a.m. Last updated: Thu Dec 2, 2021 2021 00:00 Professor Rehman Sobhan, President of the Center for Policy Dialogue, delivers a keynote address virtually during the BIDS Annual Development Conference at the Lakeshore Hotel in Dhaka yesterday. […]

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Rail Vikas Nigam signs MoU with Kyrgyz Republic Economic Policy Research Institute; Stock jumps 3%

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Bureau of Economic Research pushes for mandatory hotel data collection

VI Bureau of Economic Research Director Allison DeGazon testifies before members of Government Operations and Consumer Protection on Tuesday. (photo by Legislative Assembly) Collecting data is essential for government operations and obtaining federal funding, but during Tuesday’s hearing on government operations and consumer protection, VI Bureau of Economic Research Director Allison DeGazon, said hotels were […]

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‘Hire education’: Economic study shows how BRCC can help Baton Rouge’s post-pandemic labor shortage | Communities

More than 40,000 vacancies are waiting to be filled in Baton Rouge, and an economic study has revealed Baton Rouge Community College’s potential to fill the gap. During a panel to announce the report on Tuesday afternoon, BRAC President and CEO Adam Knapp highlighted the school’s importance to the local economy. “Coming out of a […]

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2022 Budget Highlights – Government of Ghana Fiscal Year 2022 Budget and Economic Policy Statement – Government, Public Sector

Ghana: Budget 2022 Highlights – Government of Ghana Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Statement and Economic Policy To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Foreword “Building a Sustainable Entrepreneurial Nation: Fiscal Consolidation and Job Creation” At the start of 2021, Ghana, […]

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A Confused Old Man Believes The Economic System That Caused Climate Change Will Magically Fix It

A baffled 50-year-old with no experience of the world outside Sydney’s elite feels that the same economic system that led to the overconsumption of fossil fuels that caused ‘once in a hundred years’ weather events every two weeks is the same system that will get the world back on track.

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Deeply Divided Elections Harm Economic Policy

As political polarization has grown in recent years, the path of U.S. economic policy increasingly depends on which party is in power, write Northwestern’s Scott R. Baker, Stanford doctoral candidate Aniket Baksy, Nicholas Bloom and Jonathan A. Rodden of Stanford, and Steven J of Chicago Booth. Davis. Hotly contested national elections can sow uncertainty, which […]

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New home sales held steady in October

October 2021 New Home Sales What happened this month: Sales of new homes was little changed in October, up just 0.4% from the revised September figure, with monthly gains in the Midwest (+11.0%) and South (+0.2%) offsetting declines in the Northeast (-11.8%) and West (-1.1%) . New home sales fell 23.1% from the level of […]

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MHP leader voices support for government’s economic policy

ANKARA Turkey has gotten rid of the burden of high interest rates as they hurt long-term production, the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader said, ruling out the possibility of a snap election due to economic problems. class=”cf”> “For us, the economic policies followed by the government are correct. Launching a controversy about this is malicious,” […]

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Computerwoche, the German Research Institute for Management and Economics in Hamburg, gives Arvato Systems a Reliable Rating for IT Security

The Hamburg Institute for Management and Economic Research (IMWF) and the specialist magazine Computerwoche have investigated the question of what distinguishes a good IT security provider. They conducted a social listening study to find out who the players in this market trust the most. The results of the “Computer Security” study are now available and […]

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New York University Abu Dhabi Students Win ADNOC-Bloomberg Economic Research Challenge at ADIPEC 2021

A team of five students from New York University Abu Dhabi won the ADNOC-Bloomberg Economic Research Challenge at ADIPEC 2021, organized as part of the ADNOC-Bloomberg Education Initiative. The team members are Anne-Maria Salmela, Joanna Daniela Jagodzinska, Oxana Dmitriyenko, Aya Abu Ali and Vanessa Abou Kors. The challenge is the first academic economic research competition […]

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Three pillars of the economic policy response to the COVID-19 crisis

Governments around the world are rolling out a host of policies to deal with the crisis created by the spread of COVID-19. The economic shock of this crisis is going to be enormous, with an enormous human cost. The pain will fall disproportionately on certain people and certain areas. Some policies can be drawn from […]

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Reviews | The Build Back Better Plan and American economic policy

Limited supply ultimately occurs when suppliers use their political power to insulate themselves from market forces that drive innovation and long-term cost reductions. A family doctor can only see one patient at a time, for example, but for every doctor there are many nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other practitioners who are trained to perform […]

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An economic study shows that the annexation of Avimor will result in a deficit for City of Eagle. The developer says differently.

Eagle City Council now has one more puzzle piece it needs before considering annexing a planned community in the foothills to the city limits. Avimor, a planned community rising in the foothills along Highway 55, is expected to have up to 10,000 homes fully built over the next few decades. For now, it sits at […]

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ESRI and Ibec join forces in an all-island economic research project

Employers group Ibec and the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) have launched what they say is a major research project on the economy of all islands aimed at improving understanding of the economy of all islands. the islands, including North-South trade. The three-year project will include engagement with the UK’s National Institute of Economic […]

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Legault presents five components of post-pandemic economic policy

Breadcrumb Links News Local News The Prime Minister says “Buy Quebec”, exports, innovation, labor shortages and the green economy are covered by the policy. Publication date : November 12, 2021 • November 12, 2021 • 3 minute read • 11 comments Quebec Premier Francois Legault. Photo by Allen McInnis /Montreal Gazette Content of the article […]

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Letter from over 200 academics: Our economic system is unfit to deal with the climate crisis

Eearlier this year, the official international summary of climate science has announced that we are facing an increase in disasters and disruptions, with the most vulnerable suffering the most and soonest. A leaked report the same UN process has identified the need for a transformation of our economic systems for a meaningful attempt to limit […]

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Economic Policy Expert to US Senators: Reverse Mortgages Could Be ‘Helpful’ for Retirees

In light of the many challenges faced by American seniors as they seek reliable sources of cash in retirement and when on a fixed income, the expanded use of the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program sponsored by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) could present a potential tool for seniors struggling with their life after […]

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It’s time for New Delhi to reconsider its anti-China economic policy

India Illustration: Xia Qing/Global Times Observers had estimated that bilateral trade between China and India could surpass the $100 billion mark in 2021 despite a cold political and diplomatic relationship between the two nations. The latest trade data from China Customs revealed that the new record was set in October, with two-way trade totaling $102.29 […]

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Transformation of ‘the whole economic system’ is needed to tackle the climate crisis, says key architect of 2015 Paris agreement

FAfter the groundbreaking Paris climate agreement at COP21 in 2015, American businessman Rick Saines was awarded France’s National Order of Merit, making him a “Chevalier” for the role that he played in collaboration with American and French officials to make this historic summit a success. Six years later, at Cop26 – the summit at which […]

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Mortgage rates erase gains amid mixed economic signals

Freddie Mac Mortgage Rate November 4, 2021 What happened to mortgage rates this week: the Freddie Mac The fixed mortgage rate for a 30-year loan erased last week’s gain, falling 5 basis points to 3.09% as investors continue to assess mixed economic signals ahead of the jobs report. Friday. Private hiring data suggests that the […]

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Does India pursue a hegemonic economic policy in South Asia?

Experts say New Delhi, which operates the world’s sixth largest economy, is taking economic measures to “subjugate” its immediate neighbors like Nepal. Throughout human history, a strong economy has always shaped and accompanied political power, and countries have used their financial superiority to establish political dominance over others. India, home to the second largest population […]

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Zeigler Auto Group ranks first in Glassdoor’s economic study on work-life balance

Glassdoor Economic Research Study on Work-Life Balance in the United States During COVID-19 – Released Thursday, October 21, 2021 – Names Zeigler Auto Group the Best New and Used Auto Dealership Group noted from the country. The study – which collated Glassdoor.com reviews from current and former full-time US-based employees between March 15, 2020 and […]

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Yes, the Build Back Better Act is fully paid – YubaNet

November 2, 2021 – PPE Research Director Josh Bivens took to Twitter to refute critics’ latest claim that the Build Back Better Act (BBBA) is only “fully paid” due accounting gadgets. The claim, Bivens points out, is “bad economics,” adding that BBBA is indeed fully paid. Read it full twitter thread here. The final ill-founded […]

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NKU’s Brooklyn Stephens Wins Best Undergraduate Paper Award at State Economic Research Conference

Brooklyn Stephens of Northern Kentucky University, an economics major and Center for Economic Education scholar, received the Best Undergraduate Paper Award at the 2021 Kentucky Economic Association Undergraduate Research Conference. Stephens article, Money Keeps Me Up At Night: An Analysis of Financial Anxiety in the United States identifies demographic groups that may suffer from increased […]

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Economic study suggests refocusing anti-competitive attention on the cloud

Legacy software companies have been accused of distorting cloud markets through “sustainable, pernicious and unfair licensing practices” in a report commissioned by trade body Cloud Infrastructure Services Providers in Europe (CISPE). Suggesting that the EU broaden the scope of its anti-competitive investigations to include the cloud, CISPE commissioned Frederic Jenny – who chairs the OECD’s […]

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Zeigler Auto Group Ranked First in Glassdoor Economic Research’s Work-Life Balance Study

Zeigler Auto Group values ​​PRIDE: passion, reputation, integrity, drive and execution After nearly 50 years, we continue to be a family business. and for us, that means taking care of our people through good times and bad. It also means continuing to adapt to a rapidly changing world by listening to the needs of our […]

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Rethinking India’s economic policy towards Vietnam

Author: Kannan Reghunathan Nair, NTU and Phan Xuan Dung, Pacific Forum Since the upgrade of bilateral relations to a “comprehensive strategic partnership” in 2016, the strategic coordination between India and Vietnam has steadily deepened, as evidenced by the strengthening of maritime defense and security. . Cooperation. But economic ties between New Delhi and Hanoi are […]

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The Western economic system is coming to an end, by Thierry Meyssan

Famine spread in the West following the crisis of 1929. All institutions were threatened. They only survived through World War II. Already in the 18th century, the British economists of nascent capitalism wondered about the durability of this system around David Ricardo. What was initially very profitable will eventually become commonplace and will no longer […]

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Market analysis and economic study calls for community input into housing survey — Waterbury Roundabout

Revitalizing Waterbury is seeking the public’s help to participate in a survey as part of a Waterbury market analysis and economic development study. The study is done in conjunction with a New York State-based community planning consultancy called Main Street Group. According to Director of Economic Development Mark Pomilio Jr., the project will revisit many […]

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Turkish tycoon calls for economic policy overhaul

One of Turkey’s top business tycoons has spoken out against the country’s ‘depleting’ inflation and spiraling exchange rate, in a rare public intervention that will be seen as a thinly veiled criticism of the president’s economic policies Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Omer Koc, chairman of Koc Holding, one of the country’s oldest and largest companies, called […]

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Kansas Economic Policy Conference to address the ongoing COVID recovery in Kansas

LAWRENCE — The 2021 Kansas Economic Policy Conference, hosted annually and organized by the Institute for Policy & Social Research, will take place on October 21 at the University of Kansas. This year’s conference will focus on “COVID Recovery in Kansas: A Work in Progress”. Although GDP growth has recovered from the sharp decline in […]

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Ana Boata appointed global head of economic research for Euler Hermes Group

PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Euler Hermes, world leader in credit insurance, announces a change in the management of its economic studies department. Ana Boata, previously Head of Macroeconomic Research, is appointed Global Head of Economic Research of Euler Hermes Group effective September 1, 2021. She will replace Alexis Garatti, who will now focus on ESG and trend research. […]

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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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Opposition pressures Kishida on COVID-19 and economic policy in regime interrogation

Lawmakers from the largest opposition party on Monday attacked Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, demanding that the new leader explain why his predecessors’ coronavirus responses and economic policies failed, while offering their own counter-proposals to differentiate themselves before a general election. During the first debate in the national legislature, the leader of the Constitutional Democratic Party […]

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Skepticism over Kishida’s economic policies dims outlook for Tokyo stocks

Tokyo stocks ended higher on Monday after Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s assurances of his economic policy boosted sentiment, but prices remained well below a 31-year high marked in mid-September, skepticism about the new leader’s approach adding to post-pandemic concerns. growth prospects. The 225-number Nikkei Stock Average ended up 449.26 points from Friday to close at […]

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September jobs report good, but below expectations

What happened in the September jobs report? Employers added 194,000 net new jobs to payrolls according to the September jobs report released today, a positive total but below expectations. Compensating for this disappointing total somewhat, historical data has been revised upwards so that an additional 169,000 jobs have been added to the previously released July […]

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Green transformation as an economic policy tool

On January 23, the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) published “Is Star Trek’s Dream of a World Without Money Utopian or Dystopian?” », an article which does not serve well the cause of Liberty. Of course, the article is not written in bad faith. But it ends up justifying a parasitic form of capitalism that […]

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Hot summer market leads to record price growth

Today’s S&P Case-Shiller Index reflects the competitive nature of the summer 2021 housing market, with interested buyers ranging from families looking for a home in anticipation of a back-to-school in-person buyers looking for larger homes in desirable suburban markets. With inventories remaining tight, prices rose at a record 19.7% in July, a three-decade high. Additionally, […]

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household wealth – Realtor.com Economic Research

household wealth – Realtor.com Economic Research September 24, 2021 To keep up with the rapid changes COVID-19 is causing in the economy and housing market, the economics team at realtor.com® provides a weekly blog and video update on relevant real estate and economic information you need to know. to navigate the housing market. in these […]

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sharing economy – Realtor.com Economic Research

Nearly half of Americans would be interested in renting more space in their home 32% of owners have experimented with various approaches to earning extra income from their properties 85% of homeowners would invest in creating additional space, with half willing to spend $30,000 or less 53% of owners would rent their home to boost […]

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Xi could lead China to an economic system ‘that doesn’t exist anywhere in the world’

Xi Jinping stands above the portrait of Mao Zedong. Lintao Zhang/Getty Images For a long time, analysts have called Chinese President Xi Jinping’s tributes to Mao Zedong a “political show”, but a the wall street journal exam recent writings and speeches by Xi suggest they should take him much more seriously. Now it appears that […]

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Factbox: Top Economic Policy Positions of Japanese Prime Minister Candidates

September 18 (Reuters) – Japan will find out who will replace Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on September 29, when the ruling party chooses a new leader, with vaccine minister Taro Kono seen as the frontrunner in the race. The four candidates for the leadership of the Liberal Democratic Party opened their campaigns on Friday. Below […]

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the role of human rights

The role that human rights should play in South African economic policy has been the subject of intense controversy and debate over the past year. This, after the Ministry of Finance announced spending cuts in its Medium-term fiscal policy statement as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged lives and livelihoods. The statement sets out the government’s policy […]

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Economic policy with a mission

We thank all authors who responded to our essay. We are also pleased to see that the majority of respondents generally agree with the central concept of missions as a new framework for organizing industrial policy. Nevertheless, several important criticisms and concerns have been raised which merit discussion. Much more needs to be done to […]

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Realism in economic policy

There are different ways in which realism can be understood to operate in economics. Through these paths, we can recognize a series of economists who can be described as realists. There is also a philosophical approach to realism, viz. of a critical or transcendental nature expressing symmetries beyond the events generated by empirical science. It […]

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Economics and Politics: The American Economic System

Through Jennifer Nicoll Victor, Ph.D., George Mason University The economy is closely linked to politics. Governments set economic policies that affect global markets, employment, wages, working conditions and other factors related to economic livelihoods. In turn, economics affects politics, sometimes in mysterious ways. In the United States, although there is a free market system, there […]

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These 5 Economic Policy Changes Would Help Us Live in Harmony with God’s Gift of Life | earth beat

Our “human capacity to transform reality”, Pope Francis emphasizes in Laudato Sí’, “must go hand in hand with God’s original gift of all that is” (LS 5). My earlier comment on Pope Francis’ call for degrowth, or radical abundance without economic growth, highlighted how global economic structures and a monoculture geared towards capitalist “growth” – […]

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Greek PM expresses optimism on new economic policy

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis delivers a speech during a public health event in Athens, Greece, July 1, 2020. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday expressed the government’s gratitude to donors for their continued support for the national system during the war against COVID-19, during an event here on the occasion of a new […]

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Economic study to analyze the impact of the closure of Palisades | Local News

COVER — In less than a year, the economic landscape in Van Buren County is expected to change significantly with the closure of the Palisades Nuclear Generating Station. In an effort to identify potential issues, the Southwest Michigan Planning Commission plans to conduct a study to determine the pros and cons the county faces from […]

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household formation – Realtor.com Economic Research

September 17, 2021 To keep up with the rapid changes that COVID-19 is causing in the economy and the housing market, the The economics team of realtor.com® provides a weekly blog and video update on the relevant real estate and economic information you need to know to navigate the housing market in these difficult times. […]

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The relationship between oil prices, global economic policy uncertainty and financial market stress

The Relationship Between Oil Prices, Global Economic Policy Uncertainty, and Financial Market Stress – Journal of Energy Markets The NARDL technique confirms the long-term asymmetric relationship between global economic policy uncertainty, gold prices and oil prices. Influence of monetary policy on oil prices limited to its long-term negative effects Results indicate long-term and short-term relationships […]

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New health economic study proves the value of CADScor® in

Press releaseMalmö, Sweden, September 7, 2021 New economic health study proves the value of CADScor® in coronary disease Diagnostic A peer reviewed publication in the September 2021 montageIsure of PharmacoEconomics shows a valued £12.3m savings to the health english care system per 100,000 eligible patients when using the Acarix CADScor system to adjust yourselfyou coronary […]

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China’s long-term economic policy unchanged despite flurry of regulations – Xinhua English.news.cn

A Chinese national flag flies in front of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) building on Financial Street in Beijing, China July 9, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, Sept 8 (Reuters) – China is imposing new regulations on its industries to promote their healthy development and the […]

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The Economic Policy Institute names economist Heidi Shierholz its next president

With Joe Biden in the White House and Democrats holding the narrowest of congressional majorities, progressives have managed to put their economic agenda at the center of national political debate. And whether it’s a $15-an-hour minimum wage, expanded unemployment insurance, or an ongoing deficit to support the economy, there’s likely a stack of research from […]

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Factbox: Main economic policy positions of the next candidates for the Japanese Prime Minister

TOKYO, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, whose endorsement notes are in tatters ahead of the general election, said last week he would step down, setting the stage for his replacement as prime minister and increasing uncertainty about the outlook for economic policy. . Below are the main economic policy views of […]

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August job growth below expectations

Employment continued its upward trend in August, but the number of new jobs came in well below expectations as the growing delta COVID variant took its toll. The month saw 235,000 new jobs added to corporate payrolls. Employment gains were seen in professional and business services, transportation and warehousing, private education and manufacturing. Notably, employment […]

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construction spending – Realtor.com Economic Research

September 3, 2021 To keep up with the rapid changes COVID-19 is causing in the economy and housing market, the economics team at realtor.com® provides a weekly blog and video update on relevant real estate and economic information you need to know. to navigate the housing market. in these difficult times. This week, Economic Research […]

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Go or stay? Years of poor economic policy are killing the aspirations of Sri Lankan youth – The Island

By Sathya Karunarathne Migration abroad for work or study seems to be a popular option for young people in Sri Lanka. Central Bank data shows that in 2019 alone, the 25-29 age bracket saw the highest number of overseas departures for skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled jobs. This age group also saw the second highest number […]

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Factbox: 2021 Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium Agenda

The Teton Mountain Range is pictured from the windows of Jackson Lake Lodge during the three-day ‘Challenges for Monetary Policy’ conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, U.S. August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Crosby/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 26 (Reuters) – Here is the agenda for Friday’s Jackson Hole Economic Policy […]

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Gold prices end higher as investors watch Jackson Hole economic policy symposium

Gold futures shook off early losses, finding support around the $1,780 mark to end higher, as investors looked to the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium for clues on the timeline of the Federal Reserve’s plans to undo COVID-era policies. The yellow metal has seen “some profit taking but has already found support around $1,780,” Craig […]

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Mortgage rates are roughly stable at 2.87%

Freddie Mac Mortgage Rate August 26, 2021What happened this week: Mortgage rates rose just 1 basis point to 2.87% in data this week from Freddie Mac, marking the third consecutive week of relative stability. As the stock market hits new highs and investors continue to digest the minutes of the Fed’s July meeting while awaiting […]

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3D Printed Home Technology Enters the Mainstream – Realtor.com Economic Research

Courtesy ICON 3D printing used to be a bit of a wacky idea, but now several 3D printed homes and projects have been successfully built and inhabited. To find out if today’s consumers are aware of current technology and how they feel about homes built this way, Realtor.com partnered with HarrisX to survey more than […]

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house building – Realtor.com Economic Research

Real estate markets have undergone extraordinary changes over the past year as the global pandemic has dominated business activity and headlines, and restricted the daily lives of most people. Through the ups and downs of COVID, housing markets have provided refuge from crosswinds. For most Americans, homes have become not only shelters, but have also […]

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How the courage of young people created a strong post-pandemic socio-economic system in Ghana

It is one of 38 winning blogs in the Blog4Dev 2021 competition, the World Bank’s annual writing competition in Africa, inviting young people to express themselves on a subject essential to the economic development of their country. Blog4Dev winners answered the question: How can young people work with their governments and civil society organizations to […]

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3D printed home technology enters the mainstream

Over 40% of Americans are familiar with home 3D printing technology Two-thirds of consumers would live in a 3D-printed house Affordability and energy efficiency are key to adoption Uncertainty about long-term viability, aesthetics and durability poses challenges 3D printing technology can complement existing construction methods The technology has made significant advances over the past decade, […]

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3D Printing – Realtor.com Business Search

Over 40% of Americans are familiar with home 3D printing technology Two-thirds of consumers would live in a 3D-printed house Affordability and energy efficiency are key to adoption Uncertainty about long-term viability, aesthetics and durability poses challenges 3D printing technology can complement existing construction methods The technology has made significant advances over the past decade, […]

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Kansas City Fed to Host Online Economic Policy Symposium

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – Due to the recently elevated COVID-19 health risk level in Teton County, Wyo., The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City will host its 2021 Economic Policy Symposium, “Macroeconomic Policy in an Unequal Economy,” virtually on Friday August 27. . “While we are disappointed that sanitary conditions prevent us from gathering in […]

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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 ResearchAndMarkets.com 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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Republicans set tone for 2022 election, target Biden’s economic policy at Hales Corners event

Florida U.S. Senator Rick Scott and former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker took aim at the Biden administration’s economic policy during a “Save Our Paychecks” event Monday afternoon at a Hales Corners supper club. The two Republicans identified inflation, rising taxes and regulation as indicators that Democrats, who hold a majority in the US House of […]

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consumer prices – Realtor.com Economic Research

February 11, 2022 the The Realtor.com® Economics Team weekly video update gives you the relevant economic and real estate information you need to navigate the housing market as a buyer, seller or industry professional. This week, Economic Research Director George Ratiu discusses the latest data highlighting signs of a post-pandemic future. Economic momentum continues, leading […]

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Small Business Index – Realtor.com Economic Research

November 12, 2021 VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: I am Danielle Hale, Chief Economist for Realtor.com® and here’s what you need to know. With COVID cases stable across the country and increasing in some areas, states continue to experiment. In Colorado, for example, the governor declared all adults eligible for booster shots. Meanwhile, it is estimated that nearly […]

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The main orientations of Chinese economic policy — Valdai Club

Increasing mutual exports will help Russia and China to further strengthen not only political, but also economic cooperation. For both countries, the expansion of settlements in national currencies plays an important role in this process. On July 5, 2021, China celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CCP). In […]

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Inflation Fears, Economic Policy, and the Future of the United States – OpEd – Eurasia Review

By Mark Weisbrot* Larry Summers says he’s worried about the US economy, even more so than he was when he started sounding the alarm bells in February. The famous economist and former US Treasury Secretary noted last week, “the concern right now should be overheating”. He is not talking about the climate, but about the […]

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Our economic system is rigged to push money upstream so the rich get richer while the poor suffer – Darren McGarvey

The super-rich are stalking us at this point. In January, it was revealed that the combined wealth of the world’s 10 richest men had increased by $540bn (£400bn) during the pandemic. This is an almost impossible sum to comprehend. It is precisely because our intuitions are so unreliable regarding the magnitude of this wealth that […]

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Federal Open Markets Committee – Realtor.com Economic Research

What the March Fed statement says: With inflation concerns in the background, today’s Federal Open Market Committee announced the first increase in the federal funds rate, to a range of ¼ to ½ percent. Today’s rise comes nearly two years to the day after the Fed cut rates to zero and began its final purchases […]

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The Federal Reserve maintains a dovish stance in July

Today’s announcement from the Federal Open Market Committee was in line with expectations and did not create the waves that its June release did when the committee provided updated economic projections that showed stronger economic growth and faster-than-expected rate hikes. The FOMC pointed out that economic data continues to show a steady recovery, even as […]

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housing finance – Realtor.com Economic Research

What the March Fed statement says: With inflation concerns in the background, today’s Federal Open Market Committee announced the first increase in the federal funds rate, to a range of ¼ to ½ percent. Today’s rise comes nearly two years to the day after the Fed cut rates to zero and began its final purchases […]

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National Bureau of Economic Research: US Covid-19 Recession Officially Ended April 2020

In case anyone was starting to get worried, the US economy officially emerged from the worst recession in history in April 2020, marking the shortest contraction on record. From February 2020, the US economy collapsed in the worst period of contraction since World War II, which saw GDP levels plunge 31.4% in the second quarter. […]

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President Biden touts economic policy for the ‘long term’ as his agenda is put to the test this week on Capitol Hill

A day before marking six months in office, President Biden delivered remarks on the economy Monday at the White House amid pressure for a bipartisan infrastructure package and other elements of the president’s economic agenda heats up on Capitol Hill. The president urged lawmakers to move forward with the spending proposals, arguing that the plans […]

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Economic policy expert explains seniors’ aversions to reverse mortgages and extra debt

Reverse mortgages can potentially be powerful tools for seniors to help with goals related to funding retirement or aging in place, but many seniors are reluctant to take on additional debt later in life. This can either be because they have just spent a lot of time and money paying off an existing term mortgage […]

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Good economic policy is about more than inflation

Last year at this time we were in the depths of a global crisis. A mysterious disease was sweeping the world and governments shut down economies in an attempt to stop the spread. Rightly or wrongly, these closures have ended our lives and our livelihoods. The unemployment rate in the United States reached nearly 15%and […]

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Rene Gayle | Rethinking tax incentives as an economic policy tool – Part II | Remark

Leaders of GLOBAL FINANCE from the Group of the 7 Richest Nationals recently agreed to approve a minimum global corporate tax rate of 15%. The first part of this article examined the resulting wave of global concern about the likely impact of this historic decision, particularly on developing countries, such as Jamaica, which have grown […]

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Reviews | The need for a green economic policy

Carbon dividends and investments in green technologies will give us a CO2 advantage. Jeff Sigmund A group of people pose for their portraits and to show their signs Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Iowa Citizens for Community Change held the rally on the Riverside Dr. If the government ultimately wants to mitigate the impacts of climate […]

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An economic policy expert explains how home equity could help in retirement

Finding a path to a secure retirement is becoming an increasingly tricky prospect for many retired or near-retirement Americans, and is the subject of accelerated academic scrutiny to help determine people’s pathways. aging – and the demographic changes that will increase this population in the future – to solidify a secure retirement. To that end, […]

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Raisi’s proposed economic policy plan for Iran doesn’t make sense

Raisi’s proposed economic policy plan for Iran doesn’t make sense Through Ebad Ebadi Iran’s June 18 election, in which judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi was chosen as president, had the lowest turn out since the 1979 revolution. The biggest challenge Raisi will face in his first term is the country’s growing economic problems. After the US […]

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The majority of young Britons want a socialist economic system

A majority of young Britons would like to live in a socialist economic system, according to new research. Millennials reject capitalism and firmly blame the climate change crises on the housing on their doorstep. They believe that socialism, on the other hand, is a good idea that has simply been badly done in the past. […]

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Emirates News Agency – Development of legislative and economic system attracts foreign investment to region: World Government Summit

DUBAI, 30th June, 2021 (WAM) — Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Teleworking Applications, and Director General of the World Government Summit Organization, has said social and economic priorities are key to the work of governments, which has been radically altered due to the effects of the […]