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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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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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Cooperation in economic development leads to better resilience

The Federal Council Bern, 26.01.2022 – On January 26, the Federal Council adopted the Foreign Economic Policy Report 2021. Its key chapter shows how Switzerland’s efforts in economic development cooperation contribute to greater sustainability and the resilience to crises, and contribute to limiting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Foreign Economic Policy Report 2021 […]

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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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Center for Socio-Economic Research: A Better Year 2022 for the Malaysian Economy | Malaysia

SERC Executive Director Lee Heng Guie noted that the revival of international tourist arrivals (an average of 26.1 million per year from 2015 to 2019 and foreign exchange earnings of RM80.7 billion per year over of the same period) is considered necessary to support firmer tourism. and associated services. — Photo by Sayuti Zainudin KUALA […]

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Economic policy guidelines for 2022 l KBS WORLD

ⓒ Yonhap News On December 20, the government announced its economic policy guidelines for next year. The political objective for 2022 is to overcome the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic and fully normalize the economy. The government expects this year’s recovery momentum to continue into next year, with exports and investment maintaining their upward momentum […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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A majority of Americans support Biden’s economic policy plans

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and others on the left applauded the plans, while congressional Republicans condemned them. The story continues under the ad But what about ordinary Americans? Before the pandemic, Americans’ political views — and even perceptions of reality — had increasingly become divided along partisan lines. Corn our new research suggests that a […]

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Final Webinar on Racism in America to Focus on the Economic System

The harsh economic realities and inequalities in the United States have been laid bare by the uneven impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some have made big financial gains, but the losses are heaviest for those who can least afford it, highlighting the impact of racism on federal, state and local economic policies and outcomes. In […]

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President Biden appoints Ben Harris assistant secretary for economic policy

President Joe Biden announced today, March 11, his intention to appoint Ben Harris, an associate professor at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, to serve as assistant secretary for economic policy in the House Treasury Department. White. noted in a report. Harris, who was chief economist to then-Vice President Biden in the Obama […]

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Why study international economic policy?

Economic globalization has developed alongside the growth of transnational trade. As different countries have different interests and with ever-changing power relations, negotiation and cooperation are essential. Directing critical decision-making towards mutually beneficial agreements is international economic policy. In the meantime, understanding these agreements can help public, private, and nonprofit organizations—in disciplines ranging from business and […]

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The global economic system appears to be on the verge of change

We know the covid-19 pandemic has changed the game. But what if some things were already changing and we missed the signs? For example, the tectonic plates of the global economic order of the past 50 years have already shifted and the pandemic has only accelerated these changes. President-elect of the United States of America, […]

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How to build a fair and green economic system after covid-19

Covid-19 has exposed huge weaknesses in our economic systems. new scientist asked six leading economists how to redesign it to reduce inequality and save the planet Humans October 28, 2020 By new scientist Roberto Cigna THE coronavirus has triggered an economic crisis of a kind never seen before. In just one month, from March to […]

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Economic Research Reveals Significant Flaws in DOL H-1B Visa Rule

A sign outside the US Department of Labor, which issued an important rule on October 8, 2020, … [+] affecting wages paid to H-1B visa holders and employment-based immigrants. Getty Forgotten in the flurry of legal activity over the Trump administration’s new H-1B visa rules, economic research has revealed significant loopholes in the regulations. This […]

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The US response to COVID-19 is doomed because of the political and economic system

The United States’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been a disaster compared to other countries. Indeed, our political system values ​​economic production above all other considerations, including public health. Leaders in other countries, such as New Zealand, have shown how to put public health first and have been politically rewarded. But given our system, […]

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New economic study finds US could lose $2.2 trillion a year due to low adult literacy

According to the U.S. Department of Education, more than half of U.S. adults between the ages of 16 and 74 (54% or 130 million people) lack literacy skills, reading below the equivalent of a sixth grade. year. Literacy is linked to better health, higher levels of civic engagement and higher earnings in the labor market. […]

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The economic policy response to COVID-19: what next?

As the public health crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, the economic consequences are becoming increasingly clear. To stem the spread of this disease, governments and businesses are making political and business decisions that are rapidly bringing parts of the economy to a standstill. Spending will fall rapidly at many businesses as people practice […]